The Myanmar Council of Churches has a Human Resources Business Partner II vacancy for its Holistic Child Development Project.
The Holistic Child Development Project is a Christian ministry, dedicated to addressing the needs of children in poverty. We advocate for the poor, ministering to their needs and act on their behalf. We are currently seeking a person as detailed below : Mature Christian person, based on evangelical Christian values, with a vision and passion for children mission.
This experienced partner designs, implements and advises on human resource programs and policies, including performance management, discipline, compensation, benefits, equal opportunity and employee relations. At this career level, the incumbent generally works independently on moderately complex human resource projects or as a team member on larger projects. He or she may coach other specialists.
- Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of MCC, and faithfully upholds the organization in prayer.
- Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ's mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur.
- Assists managers, answering questions and instilling a sense of responsibility on matters such as employee relations, conflict resolution, discipline, performance management, staff development, termination, compensation issues, succession planning, benefits, and talent acquisition. Partners with appropriate senior leadership to properly engage employees in achieving functional objectives in the client area.
- Answers questions on matters such as employee-manager interactions, conflict resolution, performance management, compensation issues, and benefits.
- Assists with recruiting, benefits administration, employee health and wellness, and other human resources related programs.
- Responsible for staff payroll.
- Uses current understanding of local and national Myanmar laws and regulations covering employment issues to protect MCC's interests by ensuring the ministry is in compliance with legal requirements are as well as providing and implementing relevant recommendations to the client groups on necessary practices/programs changes to meet these requirements.
- Investigates and implements resolutions regarding employee or other stakeholder concerns around performance management, improvement, harassment, discrimination, misconduct, and similar matters.
- Monitors the level of engagement through HR metrics, using personal expertise or assessment instruments. Recommends and institutes timely programs, methods and other interventions to address issues that hinder team’s level of success.
- Prepares programs for client groups such as annual merit, performance management, benefits enrollment, and new employee orientation. May facilitate events for client teams such as team-building, merit program meetings, strategic planning, brainstorming, or other group sessions.
- May provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the Human Resources discipline.
- Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related discipline
- At least 3 years of professional experience working as a human resources generalist, business partner, or similar field.
Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above
- Advanced reading, writing and speaking Burmese and English
- Preferred: Advanced reading, writing and speaking Karen
Office – Standard Office EnvironmentPhysical Demands:
Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per dayTravel Requirements:
May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule