The Hong Kong Red Cross was established in 1950. We belong to the World's largest humanitarian network and provide impartial and quality care to protect life and health, and to enhance the capacity of vulnerable people to live a safe and dignified life. Our services include disaster relief, special...
The Hong Kong Red Cross was established in 1950. We belong to the World's largest humanitarian network and provide impartial and quality care to protect life and health, and to enhance the capacity of vulnerable people to live a safe and dignified life. Our services include disaster relief, special education, volunteer service, first aid and health training, and blood transfusion. http://www.redcross.org.hk

The Hong Kong Red Cross invites applications for the post of:

Deputy Manager (Field Personnel)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Medical plan
Industry Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org / Social Services
Job function Government / Social Services > Community Services / Non-profit Organisations
Human Resources > HR Director / Manager
Human Resources > Others
Published On 30/07/2020

The Deputy Manager (Field Personnel) is primarily responsible for providing professional HR support and advice to the International & Relief Services Department (IRSD) of HKRC, including both paid staff and volunteers mobilization to support overseas humanitarian work. The position is accountable to establish and build a cohesive approach of people management, develop systems to enable fast, effective and appropriate deployment of staff and volunteers in both emergency and development programmes according to overseas operational needs as identified by HKRC. Aside from field personnel management, he/she will assist in ensuring IRSD HR & support system in place, enabling humanitarian works.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with department head to develop and maintain human resources plans, policies, procedures, systems and processes for both the headquarters level and field offices (if any) of IRSD
  • Study HR policies and practices of IFRC and ICRC, as well as other Red Cross/ Red Crescent National Societies and organizations whenever relevant, and to provide timely advises to department head
  • Develop and manage an appropriate system for safety, health and psychological support; as well as providing appropriate award or handling misconduct and other forms of grievances for staff and volunteers on overseas missions
  • Ensure tailored induction and advanced level briefing, training materials and personal development options for staff and volunteers before, during and upon completion of overseas missions in IRSD
  • Recruit and assist in developing suitable candidates (staff and volunteers alike) for quick deployment and manage operational rosters and mechanisms for prompt deployment in case of emergency and non-emergency operations
  • Provide support to overseas deployments, especially for emergency operations, like visas, vaccinations, insurances, tickets, delegate kits, etc. are organized in follow through and timely manner
  • Lead a team of staff at headquarters of IRSD to provide administrative and supportive services to the departmental personnel needs when required
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships within department and with units of the IFRC and ICRC, as well as other Partner National Societies

 

Requirements:

  • University Degree Holder, preferably in Management
  • Professional qualification in Human Resources Management is an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in HR management, with at least 2 years supervisory or managerial experiences.
  • Previous work or volunteer experience in a multi-cultural work environment or non-governmental organizations is a definite advantage.
  • Experience of working abroad is a definite asset
  • Excellent in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • Good knowledge of labor legislations and guidelines in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  • Good knowledge of insurance related to health, personal accident and travel
  • Strong leadership, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, independent, able to work in a multi-disciplinary team and under pressure

Contract Period: Contract until 31 March 2022 (Renewable)

 

Please send application together with full curriculum vitae and expected salary to the Head of Human Resources, 9/F, Hong Kong Red Cross Headquarters, 19 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon or email by clicking Apply Now on or before 16 August 2020.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with Agency’s data protection policy for recruitment purposes only. Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and all related information will be kept on our files up to a period of 6 months.