WorldFish Job Vacancy: Director of Human Resources - Pulau Penang, Malaysia

If you have a minimum of 15 years’ HR experience including at least ten years’ in a senior leadership role, supported by a Masters in HR management or equivalent, then this is an outstanding opportunity for you to advance your career and broaden your expertise while making a tangible contribution to bettering the livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people through improved fisheries and aquaculture.

You will be particularly focused on developing and leading the implementation of our HR strategy, managing your HR team of HR professionals and providing advice to senior colleagues.

This will involve ensuring that all HR and OD activities meet quality and time-line goals; identifying any underperformances, rectification approaches and monitoring methodologies; designing targeted training and leadership development initiatives; overseeing the annual plan and key projects as well as the organizational culture, morale and employee concerns, including the resolution of any issues; building an attraction and retention plan; analysing service costs and preparing budgets; representing WorldFish externally and while contributing significantly to the wider CGIAR HR community; and keeping up-to-date with HR best practice, innovating where advantageous.

Already an accomplished, innovative and impactful leader in HR with a multi-country and cross-cultural background, you will have an impressive record of developing and implementing HR strategy including project design and management of, for example, employment brand management and talent attraction strategies. Also, you must have an in-depth understanding of international labour law, global recruitment and remuneration and contract management.

If you have lived and worked in two or more countries and are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to submit your online application HERE.

We offer a competitive compensation in USD and benefits package commensurate with the job level.

Some of the benefits offered to our international staff include relocation assistance, housing allowance, child education allowance from kindergarten through high school, 15% retirement fund, home leave, and medical insurance and medical evacuation for staff member, partner and dependents; life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment; long-term disability; and travel accident insurance for staff members.

Deadline: 20 Feb 2016