Human Resources and Administration Senior Manager - Beirut

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Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization committed to diversity and inclusion, working towards empowering and protecting children worldwide and in the countries where it operates. Save the Children highly encourages and welcomes receiving applications from qualified candidates regardless of their diverse gender, orientation, disability, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origins, religion and beliefs. Save the Children has a global policy on anti-harassment as well as zero tolerance for discrimination, bullying, sexual exploitation and abuse. All applications will be looked at and treated with the strictest confidentiality and transparency regardless of the diversity of candidates

Kindly apply online using this link: Human Resources and Administration Senior Manager - Beirut

Please note that only applications received through the above link will be accepted and applications received by emails will not be considered.

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The Opportunity

The HR and Admin Senior Manager (HRSM) drives a dynamic agenda of learning and development, staff wellbeing, innovative recruitment and retention strategies, and quality administration.  The HRSM plays an essential role in the Country Office gender equity, diversity and inclusion ambitions.  In general, the post holder shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office (CO) to reach the most vulnerable children in Lebanon.

As a member of the Lebanon Country Office’s Senior Management Team (SMT), the post holder will be expected to ensure compliance with SCI global standards, policies and practices and be able to rapidly pivot to emergency footing in the event of a sudden onset crisis.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • 10 years of experience, with last three years in leadership position
  • Experience of reviewing and drafting HR policies, procedures and guidelines and of developing and implementing systems (including IT systems)
  • Experience of managing HR projects
  • Awareness of good HR practice in relation to child safeguarding
  • A passion for fairness, equity, diversity, and inclusion of all. 
  • A general appreciation of the issues concerning the NGO sector, both development and humanitarian issues 
  • Good analytical skills. Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
  • Ability to plan and organise a substantial workload that includes complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities in both development and emergency contexts; very strong capacity for attention to detail, problem solving, and analysis of trends
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels
  • Resource management, training , capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

A copy of the full role profile can be found at Human Resources and Administration Senior Manager - Beirut

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.



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Last modified: 
27 May, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Advocacy & Awareness, Children & Youth
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 6 June 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
24 months
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
More than 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut