Consultant - Human Resources

Human Resources New Delhi, India

Consultant - Human Resources

Who we are and what we do?

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, non-profit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on building sustainable and livable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, World Resources Institute puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.

WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.

Overview for Operations

WRI Operations team supports the crucial front line work of the organization, they directly interact and work with donors, partners, government agencies, statutory bodies, trustees, vendors, and Consultants in fielding their inquiries,  providing support at all the fronts and solving problems.   So that the WRI programs can be implemented without any hurdles and the program staff and researchers can develop high quality research documents, plans and implement the programs at the field level.     

WRI operations team consists of various functions such as Budget and Finance, Grants and Contracts, Legal Counsel, Human Resource, IT and Facilities management. Each role comes under the purview of operations and each function lead reports to the Director Operations and Director Operations report to the CEO of the Organization.

WRI Operations team strive for operational excellence across all functions starting with the recruitment, retention and management of WRI’s staff, our most important asset. We manage our endowment, the contributions entrusted to us, and our facilities in ways that are in line with our values and advance our mission. We maintain strict budgetary planning and financial controls to ensure that all contributions are managed in compliance with donors’ wishes.

About your role:

We are looking to hire an experienced HR Consultant to manage and execute HR and L&D operations. In this role, you will be responsible for obtaining and recording HR information, managing the HR databases, managing Learning and Development coordination and assisting staff with onboarding formalities and providing HR-related support.

The Consultant-HR operations should have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and a good understanding of employment law and should also be well organized, efficient, and approachable.

How your day will unfold:

  • Supporting in Employee Onboarding.
  • Map Training Needs with the available training resources.
  • Coordination of Training Programs with Staff.
  • Devise Training effectiveness evaluation program.
  • Maintaining HR records related to staff including Educational documents, ID proofs, experience letters and employee forms.
  • Issuing letters, contracts, certificates and visiting cards to staff and verifying completion.
  • Issuing new staff with enrolment documents.
  • Conducting exit interviews to understand the reasons for staff leaving the Institute.
  • Responding and addressing to HR-related queries by staff.
  • Maintaining confidentiality on all the staff records.
  • Efficiently managing and improving HRIS systems.
  • Work closely with other operations team members and provide support during HR audits.
  • Supporting in HR Recruitment operations.

Qualifications and Requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience working in human resources.
  • Knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems/ERP.
  • Proven experience in L&D coordination.
  • Knowledge of e learning platform
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Empathy and an approachable demeanour.

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Delhi, India

Start date: At the earliest 

To Apply:

Only Qualified applicants should apply online at All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. 

List of Documents to be attached:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate may be required to take a writing/analytical test.

We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

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