Human Resources Coordinator

Term: full time - 35 hours a week 
Salary: The annual salary for this tier role is USD $55,000
Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 paid holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements. 

Overview of the organization: 

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organisation. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities. AWID envisions a world where feminist realities flourish, where resources and power are shared in ways that enable everyone, and future generations, to thrive and realize their full potential with dignity, love and respect, and where Earth nurtures life in all its diversity.

The position and profile

AWID is looking to hire an energetic and passionate individual who is committed to strengthen AWID’s Human Resources function in coordinating and facilitating the employee experience at AWID, contributing to organisational impact. The Human Resources Coordinator is a position that is responsible for leading in employee life cycle management and coordinating a range of human resource functions and contributing to the strategic development and implementation of HR at AWID. 

In this role, you will lead in all HR function coordination aspects and in particular take ownership of all employee life cycle functions; from recruitment and  onboarding to voluntary separation - and work to ensure that every staff member experiences AWID in a value aligned and consistent manner. You will contribute to strategic HR planning and facilitate implementation. Including contributing to the development of and facilitating implementation of HR strategies that address change requirements of the organisation. You will also lead in developing and maintaining HR metrics, including providing data and information enabling HR governance and advisory functions to be fulfilled as well as HR compensation and incentive plans to be developed.

As the right candidate, you will be understanding of AWID’s values, and be sensitive to upholding them in the way you take up the responsibilities of the role. 

Successful applicants will have at least five years experience in a similar role within a non-profit development, gender, human rights, arts and/or funding organization. You will have demonstrated commitment to gender equality, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, and social justice. You will be experienced in project and program management; and have demonstrated capacity to think strategically and analytically, with expertise in complex problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills. You are someone who can thrive in a virtual environment working with a diverse and virtual team and can engage team members, build consensus, and build high performance teams; 

How to apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for an international feminist organization and how you would further AWID's goal of building a resilient and impactful feminist organization. Please include “Human Resources Coordinator” in the subject line of the email and submit to by 16 December 2021 at 23:00 ET. Please see the detailed Job Description by clicking here.

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at

People from and based in the Global South, women; trans, non binary and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organisational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.  All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.

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