School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development - improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service - and have the time, skills and know-how to match - we want you as a School Group volunteer.
The Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, and training and development. The CHRO provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the Senior Leadership Team.
The Chief Human Resource Officer is broadly responsible for all things related to talent at SG. They are integral to enabling all the employees to deliver their best work toward attaining SG’s mission. As Chief Human Resource Officer, you will:
Serve as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, helping to define the overall vision and direction of the organization
Partner with Senior Leadership Team to identify and deploy impactful people strategies and policies that enable SG to perform effectively and scale efficiently as we grow
Oversee recruitment, volunteer relations, and, training & development and develop metrics to gauge performance
Improve employee engagement by fostering an inclusive work environment
Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training & development, and volunteer engagement globally.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.
All SG department heads
SG HR team
A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
A willingness to roll up your sleeves and help the team get work done as we are small, young and growing team
A clear and systematic approach to prioritizing people-related challenges
15+ years of professional experience, with at least some experience in education, technology, and/or the non-profit sectors
Experience successfully leading or building a HR Operations or related team (HR, Recruitment, Staff Development, Compensation & Benefits etc)
An understanding of the unique challenges related to talent management in volunteer run organizations and the ability respond to them effectively
Why volunteer with us?
We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.
In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.
School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.
This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.
How to apply
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear from you!
To establish a leading global educational research and development organization with a goal to improve learning, performance, evaluation, and measurement in the educational sector.
School Group is a platform that aims to connect schools from various parts of the world. Our goal is to provide an e-learning community that focuses on a cross cultural peer learning experience. In doing so, we hope to promote collaboration, communication and to bridge the educational gap in a rapidly changing 21st century generation. For more information, please visit our website www.schoolgroup.org.
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
September 19, 2020
Human Resources Strategy
Human Resources Information Systems
Human Resources Training & Development
We are interested in learning more about you! Please email us with your resume and/or LinkedIn profile link at your earliest convenience.