International Institute for Sustainable Development is hiring a
Manager, Global Talent & Culture
UK, Portugal, Germany
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD employs more than 200 staff, who come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in more than 100 countries.
The Manager, Global Talent & Culture will be responsible for supporting human resource aspects across IISD, with a particular focus on engaging with IISD’s global workforce. They will have strong knowledge in managing a compensation and payroll program across jurisdictions and working with Employer of Record (EoR) companies. They will promote an open, respectful working environment that is responsive to staff’s needs and challenges.
Reporting to the Director, Talent & Culture in Canada, the Manager will work closely with the HR team to successfully manage IISD’s growing global workforce.
Human Resources Policies and Systems
Recruitment and Staffing
Staff Development and Well-Being, ED&I
5+ years of progressive leadership experience in a global human resources function.
University or college education in human resources or a related field.
Strong knowledge of and experience in international employment law, payroll, and practices.
Experience managing a global compensation and benefits program.
Proficiency in diversity and inclusion, recruitment, job design, performance management, and professional development.
Experience in the delivery and development of training in a variety of formats, including in person and remote.
Advanced language skills in English and French with great communication and presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal and networking skills, with the ability to develop good working relationships in a global environment.
Proficiency with human resource information systems and performance/evaluation management systems; experience using BambooHR, Spark Hire, or Small Improvements is considered an asset.
Experience working independently.
The position may require occasional travel nationally and internationally.
Deadline for receiving applications: May 12, 2023; or until the position is filled.
Employment Type: Full time
Remuneration: dependent on experience.
Location: There is a preference for candidates based in Geneva, IISD’s European office. Other European locations are also being considered for remote work. The candidate must have a valid work-permit in the location where they are based.
All submissions must be in English. Please only apply to one posting, as this position is posted in multiple cities. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.
Applications will only be accepted through Bamboo HR.
Please include the following:
Candidates must hold appropriate work authorization in their country of residence.
Please apply to only one posting, as this role is posted to multiple cities.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for 1 year.
IISD has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees who are required or choose to be at an office or participate in in-person team events or in-person meetings/events to be fully vaccinated. Anyone unable to be fully vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being fully vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply for this position. Preference will be given to the equity-deserving groups during the hiring process. We offer reasonable accommodations in our recruitment process and seek applicants' advice on how best to accommodate their needs. Please self-identify and answer our employment equity questionnaire on our applicant tracking system when you apply.
IISD does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, colour, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.