Chief Human Resources Officer

15+ years

Posted 239 days ago

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  • Advise and influence HJF leaders on proper staffing, organizational structure and people related processes to maximize organizational effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Work with the Executive Team to set global HR strategic direction and translate these strategies into effective organizational plans
  • Build and maintain an optimal global HR function that addresses roles, capabilities, core functions of each role, management and accountability for performance
  • Develop and lead an organization-wide strategy for recruiting, onboarding, developing and retaining a high quality and diverse workforce
  • Develop and oversee a system of effective performance reviews which rewards high performers and links individual performance to organizational outcomes, values and core competencies
  • Manage the Foundation’s compensation process, partnering with the Executive Team and senior leadership to determine salary increases, promotions and othercompensation decisions
  • Manage the Foundation’s compensation and benefits portfolios in its many labor markets to maintain competitive advantage as an employer
  • Recommend and drive the best investments in people to optimize organizational performance and effectiveness
  • Develop and oversee physical safety standards, frameworks and processes to protect all Foundation employees, including a global workforce operating in developing countries
  • Champion and promote an engaged and positive organizational culture



  • Bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degreepreferred
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional certification (SHRM-SCP) desirable
  • At least 15years of progressive human resources leadership experience in a majority of the key functional areas of recruiting, performance/talent management, training and development, employee relations and/or compensation and benefits
  • Proven experience managing core global human resources systems including benefits, compensation and recruitment in the not-for-profit, academic, research or government contractor realm
  • A track record of implementing new initiatives with successful outcomes
  • Clear and demonstrated communication and coaching skills
  • Strategic ability to drive creative organizational improvements and people decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues, evaluate difficult situations and effectively drive multiple teams on independent tracks simultaneously
  • Requires periodic domestic and foreign travel to Foundation sites
  • May require bending, lifting, standing, sitting, computer work, etc.