Human Resource Manager

Peepul, New Delhi, India

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th October, 2020

Job Description

About the Organization:

Peepul is an education-focused non-profit. We dream and work towards creating an education system in India that enables ‘every child to realize their potential.’ They work closely with governments at the national, state, and local levels to transform government schools and government systems. They aim high, we innovate, we work smart, they work as a team and we use rigorous research to inform our work. They run systemic education programmes that, together, ensure that they adopt a holistic view towards improving state education systems.

Position: Human Resource Manager


They are a looking for a Human Resource Manager who will be the steward of people management at the organization. The individual will be responsible for hiring, developing, and managing the great talent that works at Peepul.

Key Responsibilities

Handle recruitment, selection and induction process

  • Lead the recruitment function for Peepul, including
  • Ensuring that accurate Job Descriptions (JD) are in place
  • Manage the applicant’s database to find the right candidates for the organisation as well as develop creative sources for attracting the best talent to the organisation
  • Manage the selection process including pre-assignments, telephonic screening, and interviews
  • Ensure follow-up and closure for all candidates within the timelines to fill the position
  • Develop and manage a strong Induction process for all new joiners so that they are well integrated into the organisation and receive support during their probation period
  • Conduct exit interviews, collect feedback and proactively suggest ways in which organisational practices can be improved

Employee Records and Performance Reviews

  • Ensure HR-related documentation of the Peepul team is organised and accurate, backed up and fully compliant
  • Drive the Performance Management system in alignment with organization needs using the appropriate HR platform and IT system. Explore data platforms to make the process more effective and efficient
  • Coordinate and help Programme Leads develop/finalize Individual KRAs/Goals and ensure that they are in line with the organisation’s goals
  • Facilitate the compensation benchmarking study for various roles at Peepul and align the compensation structures to industry standards
  • Develop and implement the annual increment cycle, with appropriate incentives in place to reward high-performing and high-potential employees
  • Monitor attendance and track leaves, manage clock-in/out time to avoid late arrivals and track overtimes and half-days

Staff Development

  • Design, develop and deliver training materials and content for bespoke training sessions at every level for the team
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to evaluate and strengthen talent management practices
  • Planning and Implementing different forums/events like staff meetings, managers meetings, staff retreat, etc. in line with the overall vision and mission of Peepul
  • Ensures organization announcements and communication reaches every employee
  • Make the employees aware of their responsibilities while working in a business environment, (e.g. how to follow safety in the work environment) so that they protect themselves and the workforce environment
  • Handle grievances, counsel employees and take disciplinary actions as and when required
  • Discuss critical cases with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) or talent committees within the organisation to look into particular issues

HR Policies -Vision, Value, and Branding

  • Develop organisational processes and policies that are in line with best practice
  • Align the organization’s practices in tune with the labour laws, tax laws, permissible working hours, minimum wages, and a no-discrimination policy
  • Communicate HR policies to all the staff across the different programs as and when required
  • Review of policies periodically, suggesting changes to the senior leadership team, in order to increase employee retention and employee satisfaction
  • Partner with senior leadership on building a value-based culture, vision, and alignment within the organization

Experience and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Human Resources or equivalent field is preferred
  • A minimum of 6-8 years of experience in independently handling the HR in the development sector
  • Demonstrated ability to build excellent relationships with people to maintain a healthy, safe, and fun work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and capability to relate and interact with multicultural teams
  • Giving close attention to details and demonstrated ability to handle sensitive or confidential information
  • Motivated to learn rapidly and is naturally proactive
  • Takes ownership and pride over the quality of work as an individual and team member

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong alignment with Peepul's mission of providing quality education and building stronger education ecosystems in India
  • Ability to negotiate and achieve consensus with key stakeholders
  • Self-starter who will thrive in a start-up setting by taking ownership and initiative
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues based in different geographies and time zones
  • Openness to listen, learn and contribute beyond the confines of this role
  • Hard working, detail orientated, tenacious and systematic
  • Enthusiastic to do whatever it takes willing to take personal accountability for delivery
  • Enjoys working under pressure: flexible, highly organized and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines

Reports to: CEO


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