Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of HR Systems Associate.

The IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation. It responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.


  • Update shared reference data (i.e., cost centres, 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
  • Carry out periodic audits of employee data and provide ad hoc support to users as they correct employee data
  • Resolve assigned tier one issues/questions across all HR systems
  • Configure and test system improvements
  • Complete ad hoc tasks in workday or other HR systems, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in human resources with experience updating HR systems
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to build macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUP, analytical capabilities and workbooks
  • Ability 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
  • Knowledge of French will be a plus

To apply and for more information, click here.

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