As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the People and Systems Director will provide expert advice and input on various organizational issues, including change management. The position will report to the Executive Director and lead and supervise the following areas: Human Resources, Systems and IT and Knowledge Management and Culture and Diversity Equity, Inclusion. The People and Systems Director will work with and oversee a five to seven-member team of specialists and coordinate cohesive strategies across:
Human Resources, including global employment contract and legal compliance, compensation and benefits, complaints and grievances, policies, development and performance assessments, and related HR functions.
DEI & Culture, including developing People policies that provide a high level of support to team members, foster sustainable work practices, and practices/policies which are equitable across the various locations where our team members live.
Systems and IT, including information systems and databases, enable agile platforms to meet internal organizational effectiveness and serve WITNESS’s support of activist communities and its systems advocacy.
Knowledge Management, including facilitating transparent flows of information, promoting learnings, designing intranets, information platforms, on-boarding tools, and communication channels that help us be a cohesive team.