TM3 Solutions is an IT recruitment specialist based in the City of London.
Program Background Summary:
(PRP) is a five year USAID funded project starting June 2013 with the objective to support the provincial and regional departments of education (DoE) throughout Pakistan to improve reading skills of at least 1.3 million children in grade one and two. The goal will be supported by three interrelated components including improved classroom learning environment for reading, improve policies and systems for reading and community based support for reading in Pakistan. The anticipated results include 23,800 teachers in about 23,800 public schools with improved skills in teaching reading; 3,649 scholarships for ADE and B.Ed. (Hons) students, and mobile bus libraries reaching out to 300 communities.
Reporting directly to the Chief of Party, the Director Human Resources provides leadership and management of Human Resources for Pakistan Reading Project. The Director Human Resources will oversee all human resources activities to intensify and strengthen human resources for a healthy and productive workforce to achieve the project goals. The Director will establish, refine, align and implement HR programs and initiatives that foster organizational and people development. The Director will have a track record for leading Human Resources implementation, providing human resources strengthening, and building relationships with organizations, i.e., Health Insurance Organizations, and demonstrated proficiency in English and one Mother Tongue Language. The Director will be passionate for making a difference in the reading culture for children in Grades One and two. The Director will travel to the regions and internationally up to 20% of time.
- Develop organizational strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establish/maintain Human Resources Objectives and Dash Board in line with organizational objectives.
- Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including: talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, compliance and labor relations.
- Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising ,and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; determining production, productivity, quality, and service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
- Develops human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact variances.
- Accomplishes special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction; implementing a gender sensitive working environment.
- Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.
- Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
- Complies with IRC, USAID, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; participating in professional organizations; and attending Quarterly USAID Meetings.
- Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Minimum Educational and Experience Qualifications/Requirements:
- Masters degree with 12-years of related experience in Human Resources or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources with 15+ years of related experience or International Certificate with SHRM and 15+ years of experience.
- Experience providing Human Resources Management/Support to USAID or other donor funded project preferred
- Critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and understand issues, root causes and opportunities from disparate sets of information and provide clear conclusions and guidance
- Familiarity with Pakistan Labor Laws, Social Insurance and Personnel Benefit systems and policies
- Results orientated – demonstrate strategic thinking
- Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, multifaceted environment
- Proven track record of accomplishments with measurable impact
- Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing
- A depth of experience in employee and organizational development, performance management, coaching, employee relations and HR project management
- Successful change management and team development experience.
- Experienced people manager
- Culturally sensitive and respectful
- Proficiency in English and one other Mother Tongue Language required
- Ability to travel throughout the year to regions and international locations
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.). Knowledge in any HRIS preferred