GiveDirectly (GD) provides cash grants directly to people living in extreme poverty. Since launching in 2011, GD has raised over $1B, delivered cash to more than 1.5 million recipients, launched operations in 15 countries, and continues to expand its reach across the Global South. GD has also grown the research base supporting unconditional cash with 20 randomized control trials from its programs, generating rigorous evidence across countries and contexts. As a result, GD has been celebrated as one of the most innovative non-profit companies by Fast Company, while the growing cash transfer movement (and GD’s leading role within it) has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, This American Life, Foreign Affairs, and The Economist.
Across our global offices, our culture is candid, analytical, non-hierarchical, and agile. We work alongside 750+ individuals who come from 21 different countries and speak 69 different languages. Team members at GiveDirectly attest that diversity, equity, and inclusion are not just buzzwords, but a fundamental part of our culture and values. We actively seek to recruit individuals from the communities we serve, and use DEI as a lens in our hiring practices, programs, and initiatives. Our goal is to maintain a workplace where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work, and feel valued and respected for who they are. We strive to be inclusive of all cultures and experiences while upholding our values globally. In the spirit of our "Know Yourself and Grow" value, we recognize there is always room to improve our team's working experience. But day to day, we aim to "Create Positive Energy" - we take care of one another, have fun, aim to maximize flexibility and accessibility in roles, and pursue professional development opportunities to stay challenged & engaged in our work.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
About our work in Liberia
Since our launch in 2018, GiveDirectly Liberia has implemented projects in collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection; the Liberian Ministry of Finance and Development Planning; the Central Bank of Liberia; the Liberian Ministry of Education; and the Liberian National Identification Registry. Our work involves close coordination with the Liberian Ministry of Internal Affairs through its local governance structures, the Liberian Ministry of Justice through the Joint Security, and telecommunication service providers, including Lonestarcell/MTN and Orange Liberia.
Our work in Liberia has been funded by the generous support of the Liberian Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection in partnership with the World Bank, USAID, King Philanthropies, and private donors.
About this role
The Human Resources (HR) Manager will play a key role in sourcing and managing talent within GiveDirectly’s growing Liberia operations team and managing some core office and administrative functions to support staff residing in Liberia. The HR Manager will build robust protocols to support the rapid onboarding of staff and cost-effective monitoring of ongoing performance, including for part-time, temporary, and project-based staff. The HR Manager will also play an important role in managing the country office by supporting general team operations, procurement, travel administration, and logistics. The HR Manager will award exceptional communication skills, strong attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, rapid problem-solving for various logistical challenges, and a deep interest in building and scaling GD’s organizational culture and values.
Location: Monrovia, Liberia
What you’ll do:
Recruitment and Retention
Strengthen onboarding and training processes.
Compensation and Benefits Administration
Support rapid project staffing.
Support adherence to local labor laws.
Strengthen team and Country-wide culture and values
Record Keeping and Updating
What you’ll bring:
Why work at GiveDirectly?
At GiveDirectly, we work to ensure that you have everything you need to excel in your role and on your team, including:
About the hiring process
Format: The hiring process follows the same general outline for all open roles:
First interview (30 mins)
Take home skills assignment (~2 hours)
Second interview (1 hour)*
Third interview (1 hour)*
Final interview (1 hour)
Reference checks (30 mins each)
*For some roles, second & third interviews are combined into a panel interview. If there are adjustments or variations on this process, those changes will be communicated during the first interview.
Venue: We conduct interviews over Google Meet with camera on (unless communicated otherwise).
Accessibility: Closed captioning is available during all Google Meet interviews, and interviewers will also post interview questions in the chat box throughout the call. If you need assistance accessing either of these features, please let your interviewer know at the start of your interview!
We’re committed to running an inclusive and accessible application process for all of our open roles. If there are questions or concerns you have about the accessibility of our hiring process, we warmly invite you to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
**GD is committed to observing all local, national and international laws that protect children, vulnerable adults, and basic human rights of all. GD is committed to a policy of “zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH)” and expects anyone who works for GD to uphold the protection and safeguarding of our recipients as a priority.**
Last updated on Oct 20, 2023