Position Title: HR Senior Officer – HQ

Department Name:  Operations – Human Resources

Supervisor of Position:  Executive Director

Employment Definition: Full-Time, Part-Time, Internship, Contract

 Location of Position: Washington, DC

Salary Range:  $73,000-$78,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to internal and external HR-related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
  • Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll,, personal information, leaves) and ensure all employment requirements are met.
  • Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, assisting in shortlisting, and issuing employment contracts.
  • Coordinate training sessions and other HR events for staff.
  • Performed orientations, onboarding, and updated records with new hires.
  • Help design, implement, and monitor the annual HR department operational plan, including the annual HQ training plan.
  • Annually review the staff handbook for updates, adjust policies as necessary, and inform staff in coordination with the Executive Director. 
  • Serve as liaison with the HR departments in field offices to handle queries, provide general support, and offer policy guidance.  
  • Responsible for processing semi-monthly payroll.
  • Research and review staff benefit plans and seek to maintain the highest standards of quality staff support.
  • Serve as a PSEA/Safeguarding expert, offering staff training, supporting and coordinating with Safeguarding focal points at HQ and field offices, responding to complaints, updating policies, and holding investigations as needed.
  • Support other functions as assigned.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience in human resources or employee recruitment
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and an ethical mindset
  • Adept at problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills
  • Familiarity with ADP WorkforceNow

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in human resources or related field
  • Arabic language is preferable but not required
  • PSEA/Safeguarding experience required.

Please send resume and cover letter to: careers@sams-usa.net