HR Manager (for Philippines Nationals Only)

The HR Manager will promote organizational values and enable field operations with success through human resources management, including job design, recruitment, performance management, training & development, employment cycle changes, talent management, ongoing HR projects etc.


HR Strategy

  • Create and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall HR Division/Organization strategy;
  • Develop and coordinate overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the Delegation and the Region with the HR Partner support (based in HQ).

HR Framework

  • Responsible for the establishment and development of the HR management framework of the Delegation in compliance with ICRC policies and legal obligations (in collaboration with Centre of Expertise in HQ);
  • Elaborate adequate application of local HR processes, policies and procedures within the Delegation;
  • Guide on the HR legal framework for consultancy contracts.

HR Operations

  • Responsible to set-up, adjust and update all aspects of the HR Organizational structure in the Philippines;
  • Coordinate & implement all Sourcing and Talent Acquisition, On-and Off-boarding activities;
  • Guide and promote on Career, Talent Management, and Learning and Development activities ensuring coherence, consistency and respect of institutional policies;
  • Lead the performance appraisal process; assist and guide colleagues within the Internal Assignment Planning procedure and process;
  • Have the overall responsibility for all aspects related to Employee Relations: bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues;
  • Support current and future operational needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital.

Support to Managers

  • Advise and guide Line Managers in the execution of their people management responsibilities.
  • Act as an Ambassador of Change towards Managers in the implementation of the ongoing global People & Culture/HR Transformation
  • Engage with Line Managers and Top Management to successfully influence them on key change initiatives

Supervision of HR Service Providers

  • Coordinate, guide, and coach HR Teams in the execution of daily HR activities and provides training plans, up-skilling initiatives and advice in accordance with ICRC global norms and standards.

HR Projects

  • Implement ad-hoc HR projects and initiatives upon request from People & Culture (HR) Operations Division in HQ
  • Propose such ad hoc projects on People & Culture (HR) related matters to the delegation and People & Culture (HR) Operations Division in HQ in accordance to needs and priorities


  • University diploma in HR with a minimum of a Bachelor degree, Master will be preferred;
  • Minimum 10 years’ overall HR experience with at least 5 to 8 years progressive leadership experience in an HR Generalist role;
  • Demonstrated track record in driving transformation and implementing change in complex and challenging situations;
  • Ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the management team
  • Experience in an international environment and/or with a humanitarian, development, cooperation, volunteering organization, successfully operating in a matrix organization is a strong asset;

How to apply

Qualified applicants are requested to submit their cover letter and resume via: until 01 March 2024.*

Work location: 17F NEX Tower, 6786 Ayala Avenue, Legaspi Village, Makati City

Duration of Contract: Open-ended

Contract Start Date: March 2024

*Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is successfully filled.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

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