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Operations & Human Resources Professionals

Expired on: May 31, 2022
Job Category: Human Resource
Job Type: Full Time
Company: Atlas Corps

Job Purpose

General Operations: Researching new policies, protocols, and procedures, revising existing operations manuals, contributing to a strategic planning process, supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, managing relationships with vendors that provide services to the organization, supporting the maintenance of a physical/virtual office environment, and administering internal communication systems.

Human Resources: Developing and implementing best practices in talent acquisition and management, engaging in the planning and execution of employee professional development and training programs, supporting employee relations and internal communication efforts, managing employee benefits, and enhancing training manuals and how-to guides for new hires and current employees.

Knowledge Management: Conducting literature reviews on best practices, supporting the dissemination and utilization of knowledge products such as case studies and one-pagers, assessing and addressing current learning and knowledge gaps through existing & new data, evidence and knowledge, facilitating processes of knowledge sharing across departments, and creating presentations and webinars that promote reflection on organizational successes and failures.

Supply Chain Management & Logistics: Supporting the procurement lifecycle for purchase orders and contracts for services and goods, handling logistics such as warehousing and transportation, supporting coordination between local stakeholders for supply chain management technical activities, providing technical insight for strengthening national supply chains, developing new supply chain policies, and analyzing supply chain data.

*Please note: the above descriptions are only examples and not intended to be a comprehensive overview of this skill area. The Fellows’ role and daily responsibilities vary from organization to organization. Before accepting a Fellowship role, candidates will be given a position description and directly interview with an organization to help determine whether or not a Host Organization placement is a good match for their skills, experience, and professional development goals.

Opportunities to Connect with Atlas Corps Fellows Globally

Fellows will also participate in the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series to develop their leadership skills and engage in networking opportunities with Atlas Corps Fellows from around the world. There is also the opportunity to participate in group cultural activities such as a D.C. Monuments Tour, sporting events, U.S. holiday celebrations, and more. In addition to building connections with peers during the Fellowship, alumni will also join the Atlas Corps network of 1,200+ rising leaders from 112+ countries.

Basic Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for this fellowship must have a college degree, be highly proficient in English, be no older than 35, and be committed to applying their experience in their home country or region after the program. Candidates should also have experience implementing and managing operational processes and two years of professional experience in one of the following areas: human resources, supply chain and logistics, knowledge management, or general operations.

Desired Eligibility Criteria

Soft Skills

  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Multi-tasker with the ability to manage multiple processes simultaneously;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to comfortably work with people from across the globe, as well as an ability to work with different working styles; and
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness, and tolerance for uncertainty and risk.

Functional Areas

  • Knowledge Management: research skills in conducting secondary research and literature reviews, working knowledge of data visualization tools, content creation expertise, facilitation or communication dissemination.
  • General Operations: strategic planning experience, workflow coordination experience, project management certification, working knowledge and proficiency in the use of software tools and platforms.
  • Human Resources: performance and office management experience, general knowledge of HR practices such as staffing, employee wellness, onboarding, HR certification, recruitment software, talent acquisition expertise, and training experience.
  • Supply-Chain Management and Logistics: technical understanding of the procurement and supply chain process, report-writing experience, financial management experience, and data analytics skills, especially in Power Bi, Excel, and Sharepoint.

*Please note: Applicants do not need to possess all of the desired eligibility criteria. However, competitive candidates for this opportunity will meet some of the preferred eligibility criteria.

How to Apply:

To apply for the above position, please click on the link below. Please ensure to apply according to the instruction provided in the box below. Any other form of application outside what is stated will not be entertained.

The deadline to receive priority consideration for a Fellowship is May 31, 2022.

Unsure if your professional background is the best fit for this opportunity? Before applying, email your resume to apply@atlascorps.org with the subject “Operations and Human Resources Fellowship” and we’ll let you know if you should apply or not.

If you are not eligible for this initiative, learn more about other priority areas at programs.atlascorps.org.

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