Our People Development Manager/ Associate

Job Category: Volunteer
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Any World-wide
Onsite / Remote: Remote




Our People Development Manager or Associate (Volunteer)
United People Global

United People Global (UPG) is recruiting a Our People Development Manager or Associate to support our growing community as part of contributing to our mission to make the world a better place. This work is at the heart of our community and it involves interacting with and serving our mission and our community. This is a volunteer role that comes with the following compensation and benefits:

  • Professional growth: add experiences and exposure to your CV that strengthen your professional profile in your chosen domain
  • Network: strengthen your professional and personal networks: be part of an international network and a community that spans across world regions.
  • Purpose: there is the possibility to lead or to participate in activities that are meaningful to you.
  • Remote working
  • Possibility to do the role Part time or Full time
  • Flexible working hours
  • A diverse range of professional and functional experiences
  • Volunteers have priority for each new paid vacancy that opens up
  • Additional benefits are shared with the successful candidate

Position Description

  • Act as a guardian for the interests of Our People, ensuring that collaborators inside UPG benefit from the opportunities available for growth and development
  • Manage transversal learning and development projects
  • Deliver and facilitate training programmes
  • Act as a guardian for the institution and for the Community ensuring that the quality of our collaborators is exceptional and that health of their work environment is outstanding.
  • Create and implement processes and policies for Our People
  • Ensure that the spirit of the UPG Community is alive and vibrant inside the organization
  • Ensure that UPG’s Action Guidelines are pervasive across all internal practices
  • Help to prevent and to resolve internal disagreements between individuals and teams
  • Participate in making UPG the better place to work
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualified candidates are welcome with variety of skills. No single candidate is expected to possess all qualifications as the selected candidate brings their unique set of skills to our work and complements a team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience in similar HR roles
  • A sincere interest in people development
  • Be comfortable working within a growing organisation with diverse people
  • Strong emotional intelligence: an ability to be aware of, to control, and to express emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships empathetically.
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to ask questions, to listen effectively and to give meaningful critical feedback
  • Ability to be operational and “hands-on” and ensure that tasks are completed
  • Confidante: Ability to work with and respect confidential information of stakeholders.
  • Compliance: an ability to “do things right” and to also know when exceptions may be needed.
  • Ability to work in ambiguous settings; especially in start-up mode
  • Coaching Skills are an advantage
  • Fluent in English
  • The ability to speak and to write in additional languages are an advantage
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other productivity applications is an asset

Location: The role is remote.

Dates: The initial duration is between 3 months and 1 year for this role. An extension is possible based on performance.
Employment rate: Part-Time or Full-Time

Remuneration: This is a volunteer position.

Application deadline: Application is on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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