National HR Adviser

We are looking for a national HR Advisor to provide technical guidance and support the implementation of the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), child safeguarding, staff care and duty of care policies and procedures. The HR Advisor will also be responsible for supporting the Country HR team on staff health, safety, and wellbeing.

The post holder will also be expected to recommend and implement preventive measures aimed at reducing Sexual Misconduct (Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse),, and ensuring the proper handling of grievances.

What you will do:

  • Build awareness, and understanding and ensure adherence to NRC HR policies, code of conduct, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements.
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis on HR.
  • Support management in handling duty of care, implementation of NRC related policies, procedures related to working environment, PSEA, and safe and inclusive programming (SIP).
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and the national labor law in all processes and procedures.
  • Promote an open knowledge-sharing environment that builds knowledge, skills and service for the benefit of the organization as a whole.
  • Work in line with NRC strategic plan and its objectives
  • Further improve and implement staff grievance redress strategies and practices.

What you will bring:

  • Experience from working as a HR Advisor or similar level in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, Pashto, and Dari both written and verbal
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or related field. (Master’s degree is an advantage).
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, capacity-building and handling grievance procedures.
  • Previous experience in Safe and Inclusive Programming and Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
  • Specialized training or experience in organizational psychology , employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations.
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR policies, manuals, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Analytical ability in creating effective and strategic HR solutions while adhering to labor laws
  • An understanding of gender issues relating to humanitarian programming.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Afghanistan.
  • Knowledge of the local languages Dari, Pashto.

We encourage you to learn more about this role please click here to access the Detailed Job Description 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please note:

  • Kindly submit your CV and application in English and include your full name as written in your passport.
  • Please include all relevant employment history and education when completing your application. Uploaded CV’s will not be considered.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated in what we do;
  • To be innovative with our solutions;
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team;
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve; and to each other… the members of our NRC family.

What we provide:

  • Type of contract: Fixed term contract.
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions.
  • Duty station: Kabul – Afghanistan
  • Travel: 30%

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

How to apply

If you are interested please visit NRC career page 

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