Human Resources & Organisation Development Advisor (f/m)

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 136 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.


The Human Resources & Organisation Development Advisor supports the Director of Human Resources & Organisation Development in implementing and monitoring global and regional HR standards, policies and guidelines with the aim to develop national leadership in all member associations to fulfil general management tasks and to promote HROD actions in CEE/CIS.

Task and Responsibilities
  • Support member associations in all HROD topics along the HR cycle (such as personnel planning and job design, recruitment and selection, onboarding, learning, development and career development, performance management, phase-out/ retirement)
  • Monitor and support the implementation of HR standards, policies, and guidelines in SOS member associations, including evaluations and audits
  • Support in change management and organisation development processes
  • Design and facilitate workshops/training around HROD topics
  • Contribute to the overall development of HROD in the region including organisational policies and guidelines
  • University degree in Business Administration, Business Law, or Psychology.  
  • Advanced knowledge in the field of human resources, organisation development and change management
  • Proven track record of minimum 5 years professional HROD experience with an international background
  • Strong customer service mind-set, with networking abilities
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation, influencing and networking skills
  • Highly self-reflective, strong in self-motivation and self-management
  • Team player with a proactive, solution-oriented mind-set
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%
Our Offer
  • Versatile and challenging assignment in an international working environment where professional and human competence is in the foreground
  • Possibility to make contribution towards the development of MAs in the region

The HROD Advisor will be part of the International Office CEE/CIS HROD team and reports to the Director of HROD CEE/CIS.

Interested? To apply please send your application (letter of motivation and CV) by 20 June 2019 at the latest to with the subject line “HROD Advisor”.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.