International Rescue Committee (IRC) – HR Systems Associate.

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Requisition ID: req27046

Job Title: HR Systems Associate

Sector: Information Technology

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nairobi, IHUB, Kenya

Job Description

The HR Systems Associate will maintain the Human Resource Systems supported by the HRIT team and provide operational support to the users of the Employee Directory system. 

 As the first point of contact with the HR community, this role requires good interpersonal and analytical skills. The successful candidate will be able to complete and track multiple concurrent activities with accuracy and timeliness.

Major Responsibilities

 • Update shared reference data (i.e.: cost centers, department / location hierarchies) in HR systems including Workday, Cornerstone and the IRC developed People Directory

• Build or run standard reports

• Develop standard operating procedures for the collection and maintenance of employee data supplied by the IRC user community

• Manage the intake of data from feeder systems and ensure data extracted from HR systems is processed successfully by receiving systems

• Create and maintain data uploads into HR systems

• Provide operational training to new HR users

• Periodic audits of employee data and ad-hoc support to users as they correct employee data

• Resolve assigned Tier 1 issues / questions across all HR systems 

• Configure and test system improvements

• Complete ad-hoc tasks in Workday or other HR systems as needed

Position Reports to HR System Lead
The position directly supervises n/a
Indirect Reporting: Director, HR Operations and Technology
Other Internal and/or external contacts: 
Internal: Human Resource, Payroll, Finance, & IT
External: 3rd party vendors

Job Requirements

 Education: Bachelors or equivalent

Work Experience: Human Resources background with experience updating HR systems

 Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

• Strong proficiency in MS Office; Excel ability to build macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUP, analytical capabilities and workbooks required

• Self-motivated

• Able to work independently and in a team environment 

• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills

• Ability to work discreetly with confidential information

• Experience working in a globally distributed environment 

• Flexibility in daily schedule and ability to understand and react quickly to changing priorities

• Experience working with a helpdesk ticketing system

 Language Skills: French considered a plus

Working Environment: Standard office work environment


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