Ended HR Coordinator

The Job

HR Coordinator – Hodeida

Job Purpose:

Save the Children International (SCI) Yemen Country Program has an annual budget of around USD 70 million and growing, working mainly on the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict and its impact including more recently on the cholera outbreak. The SCI Yemen has over 700 staff and 1500 volunteers and works in nine governorates in the north and south of the country through seven field offices and two sub-offices in addition to the main office in Sana’a.
The HR Coordinator is responsible for ensuring strict adherence to all HR policy and procedures such as recruitment, orientation and training of staff. The HR coordinator will contribute to the development of the area team and will participate in human resource policy and procedures.
The HR Coordinator will line manage the HR staff in the field office and provide technical support to the HR staff in the field offices within their area.


HR Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and Selection: Responsible for advising recruiting managers on writing job descriptions, Vacancy Authorisation Forms and interview questions.  Responsible for advertising Area recruitments, taking part in interviews and carrying out pre employment checks.
  • Orientation and exits: Ensure new staff receive an appropriate orientation, including receiving an explanation of and committing to Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.  Ensure clearance and debriefing is carried out for exiting staff.
  • Performance Management: Advise managers and staff on effective performance management and administer the collation of performance management documentation for the Area.
  • Staff Development: Collate Area Development needs, identify resources, in coordination with managers and Head office HR, and arrange development activities
  • Compensation and Benefits: Communicate Payroll Actions to Head Office HR accurately and on time.   Ensure that HR related policies and procedures are shared across the Area and are understood and complied with.
  • Personnel administration: Responsible for ensuring the following are accurate, complete and up to date - personnel files, management of leave, management of contracts, administration of health insurance scheme, providing reports to Head Office.  Ensure confidentiality is maintained in regard to all sensitive personnel data. 


  • University degree in HR, Business administration, economics or other discipline relevant to management and administrations.


  • At least four years’ experience in senior position of HR and Administration with (United Nations) UN or (International non-governmental organizations) INGOs.
  • Resilient, enjoys working under professional and workload pressure.  Remains patient and effective.
  • Works well on own initiative while maintaining strong rapport with colleagues.
  • Establishes and maintains credibility with wide range of staff from junior colleagues to senior management.
  • Excellent IT skills and previous experience in maintaining detailed administrative records.
  • Previous experience in training and capacity building of staff and ability to provide supervision and support at a distance.
  • Proactive and result-oriented with a strong ability to coordinate between different teams and individuals.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
How to Apply

We are looking for both men and women from Yemen with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children in Yemen

All applicants will be subject to Save the Children’s Child safe guardian Policy and Reference Checking Process.

Interested candidates should submit their application through this link.

please mention the Job title and Location in the subject of the applicants email.

The deadline for receiving applications is 24/04/2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Location: Al Hodaida
  • Posted on: 11 April 2019
  • Deadline: 24 April 2019