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Human Resources and Administrative Manager (Marawi Response Project)

Date: 17-Jan-2019

Location: Iligan City, 10, PH

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.


Plan International seeks a dynamic leader and project strategist to fill the role of Human Resources and Administrative Manager for the USAID funded Marawi Displacement Response Project to be based in Northern Mindanao. 




  • Executes clearly defined processes prescribed to implement HR policies, programs, and procedural processes on the ground ensuring quality and timeliness to better serve the requirements of the office and the intended stakeholders.
  • Troubleshoot simple and manageable issues encountered in the implementation and raise to line manager in cases of complex issues that cannot be managed alone.
  • Facilitate settling-in of new hires to their respective area of assignment
  • Manage and provide excellent office services and facilities to staff to support smooth operation.
  • To provide services such as accommodation, traveling, travel insurance and/or other related necessary assistance to staff and visitors. The services to be provided including a recommendation for cost-effectiveness.




In order to succeed in the challenging and varied role, applicants must have extensive experience in the following areas:


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in the field of Psychology, Behavioral or Social Science and industrial relations or relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in human resource operations and administrative management; including recruitment and selection, performance management, information management, and policy implementation.
  • Training or certification in labor laws and its enabling guidelines
  • Has excellent analytical, problem solving and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines. Local applicants are preferred.



Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.