HR Manager

Job ID 599

Human Resources India   Noida



Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with some form of specially-abled.


The Country HR (People) Manager will be responsible for achieving operational excellence when it comes to HR operations and services. The HR Manager will promote and optimum “employee experience” by providing high-quality support to Heifer staff and managers. At the same time, the HRM will work with the global and Regional teams to contextualize global programs and initiatives to local context in order to maintain an organizational culture and direction in how Heifer manages the organization’s most important asset; its people. The HRM will also ensure compliance to applicable labor laws, relevant donors regulations, as well as Heifer’s People-related policies and procedures. The Country HR Manager will also contribute to the service delivery of the Regional People Team.



People strategy

  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics to respond to country needs while aligning with regional and global People Strategy and objectives.
  • Strive to achieve global, regional, and country People Objectives relevant to the country.


Recruitment Talent Acquisition: -

  • Work with country directors and other stakeholders to assess talent needs for proposals and new projects.
  • Manage full cycle including, posting, interviews, checking references, background screening, contracting, and onboarding while staying in compliance with Recruitment Policy and SOP.
  • Manage Recruitment process documentation and recruitment data base and reporting


Employee Engagement and Relations: -

  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management processes and guidelines
  • Maintain high quality HR records and systems. Keep local and global HRIS systems up to date.
  • Produce timely and high quality reports on major personnel changes, department objectives, and global KPIs. Keep secure human resource records and maintain confidentiality.
  • Help the Regional HR representative to complete timely internal HR Audits.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or other issues
  • Work closely with Regional HR team to facilitate in Diversity Inclusion initiatives.
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance


Compensation Management: -

  • Participate in compensation reviews and benchmarking and work closely with Regional People team .
  • Drives internal equity through following the applicable compensation policies and advising management on compensation levels based on internal equity and external competitiveness analysis.
  • Maintain and work with regional and global team pay plan and benefits program.


 Learning & Development: -

  • Identify in country training needs, plan, manage and coordinate the delivery of learning solutions across the business ensuring the completion of training plan including the mandatory training of the Organization.
  • Provide advice and coaching to line managers in country according to established HR policies and procedures to enable people management topics.



  • Ability to manage complexities, cultivates innovation, is action oriented and plans and aligns work process to drive excellence,
  • Ability to manages the culture and environment of the organization relative to country, regional and HQ levels. Ability to adapt and be flexible to act in a changing and complex environment, with a multitasking mindset.
  • Deep understanding of INGO or global context. Strong understanding of country labor law.



  • Proven 5 years of work experience as Manager and managing People (HR) Departments.
  • Experience in an International NGO at a managerial position is a must.
  • A college degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field. Continued HR education/certification is a major plus
  • Comfortable learning new technologies and HR systems. Previous experience with HRIS
  • Experience in implementing strategy, meeting objectives, and working within a matrix structure.
  • Excellent influence skills, active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law of the country.