Job Vacancy For Coordinator, Human Resources and Administrative Management

Who We Are

International Justice Mission (IJM) is the global leader in protecting vulnerable people from violence around the world. Our global team of over 1,200 professionals are at work in 33 offices. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice unstoppable.Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

After almost 25 years of continued growth and operational success in pioneering the work of protecting those who are experiencing poverty from violence, IJM has become a $100+ million organization. International Justice Mission, Ghana is seeking individuals who are versed in administration and human resources background to fill the Coordinator, HR and Administrative Management Position. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Support Services.

The position will be based in Accra, Ghana with little or no travel as may be required.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Assist the HR Specialist to recruit new talent to IJM, administer the interview process and conduct reference and background checks.
• Assist the HR Specialist to administer new employee onboarding and orientations.
• Assist the HR Specialist to ensure office spiritual formation, and employee wellness.
• Assist the HR Specialist in the administration of Staff Care – Health Insurance, Counselling, Peer Support, Retreats, Parties, etc.
• Develop, update, and keep accurate employee data in a confidential manner.
• Ensure contracts and employment practices comply with the laws of Ghana and the policies and procedures of IJM Ghana and the global organization.
• Assist HR Specialist and HOD’s in creating, reviewing, and recording employee evaluations.
• Assist HR Specialist to update and execute professional Employee Manual.
• Support the HR and Admin Departments in routine paperwork, data collection and administrative tasks.
• This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities for the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All positions are required to perform any additional tasks assigned by the supervisor and the Country Director.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum one-year hands-on Human Resources and Administrative experience, preferably a non-profit organization.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or equivalent degree.
• Knowledge and understanding of HR processes and principles of managing confidential information.

Critical Qualities

• Excellent Analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to listen and provide solution to staff concerns
• Attention to details
• Knowledge and experience of working on MS Office effectively
• Persuasiveness
• Collaboration
• Interpersonal Communication
• Entrepreneurial orientation
• High level of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion
• Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed
• Willingness to work under potentially hazardous conditions
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Disciplined with priorities
• Patient and able to work well under stress
• Excellent interpersonal skills, personable, with a heart for service and sustained positive attitude
• Punctual; manages time and resources effectively
• Diplomatic, flexible, and mature in judgment
• Effective team player and leader; and
• Evident passion to help people suffering injustice and oppression.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send Cover Letter, Resume, & Statement of Faith* by E-mail to:

[email protected] in one document, stating the position in the subject heading. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Closing Date: 24 February, 2022