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Human Resource Coordinator (People & Culture)

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty six years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.



Location: Colombo with travel to the field

Purpose: To coordinate and provide Human Resource (HR) related administrative services, interacting closely with the People & Culture Practitioners. Hiring Managers, the Staff Team and the HR Business Partner Community to contribute to their effectiveness as World Vision Lanka(WVL) staff.

Job Profile

Applying integrated HR Admin functions and providing HR services.

  • Partner with Hiring Managers, Recruiters and HR Specialists to ensure accurate and timely processing for applicants, candidates, new hires and transfers

  • Assist the Managers in workforce planning, performance management and the effective use of HR systems and tools.

  • Responsible for all HR related administrative work (e.g. maintaining personnel files, leave & attendance , EPF & ETF regulatory compliance & processing of staff medical claims etc.,)

  • Supporting an effective Performance Management process - building and developing people management capability of the staff & effectively driving an engaged and high performance culture

  • Ensuring that all staff abide by the standard HR Policies/ Procedures, give advice and be able to review/ revise existing HR policies as and when necessary.

  • Enter, update & maintain employee details as and when required on the World Vision Lanka’s standard databases.

Education, Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in HR/ Management/ Administration or related Professional Qualification

  • At least two years’ work experience in similar capacity having a good knowledge and understanding of Human Resource systems.

  • Good Communication skills both written and oral (English, Sinhala and/or Tamil)

  • Experience in Case Management- employment inquiries and handling of staff disciplinary/labour tribunal matters

  • Strong relationship management with ability to influence skills to ensure people and business practices are aligned

  • Experience in Budge preparation and compensation/remuneration management

  • Adaptable, flexible, a team player with a knack to influence and build relationships

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application with your CV and details of three non-related referees at: selecting the above vacancy on or before 16th November 2015.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.