Organization: Greenpeace Middle East & North Africa (GP MENA)

Department: GP MENA Organisation Department

Reports to: People & Culture Manager

Location: Any country within the MENA region


Ensure the human resources department’s operations are running smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the organization within the region. Provide support to the People & Culture Manager in all projects developed within the HR department.


The post holder is line managed by the People & Culture Manager and will be responsible for leading the implementation of HR projects and HR strategies to meet organizational objectives.


TALENT ACQUISITION Lead the talent acquisition process together with the People & Culture Manager to support hiring managers and secure a proper representation of the diversity of the region among our team. Ensure an effective onboarding program and the integration of new employees.  Prepare Job Descriptions and support the People & Culture Manager in preparing and maintaining the Job Grading system, and updating salary benchmarking for the MENA region. Secure the implementation and proper rollout of the new Talent Acquisition System. 

HR ADMINISTRATION Ensure that all employee records are completed and maintained according to labor law and GP MENA policies. Make sure that the HR information system is running smoothly and that the employee database is up-to-date. 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURE Propose HR Policies and Procedures for review and sign-off by the People & Culture Manager and Executive Director

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT Support the People & Culture Manager in the development and rollout of the “Learning and Development” program for the GP MENA team.  

HR PROJECTS Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems at GP MENA.  Act as the first point of contact for all HR matters internally and externally.

MONITORING & REPORTING Ensure the staff database, organizational charts, and monthly and yearly HR reports are maintained and updated. Help in developing and analyzing the Employee Engagement Survey. 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) Assist the People & Culture Manager with the support of the Greenpeace MENA leadership team in the practical implementation of Justice, Safety, and Diversity (JSD) initiatives at GP MENA. Develop a D&I action plan for the office. Train the management team and staff about best D&I practices. Provides support, or “D&I lens,” to all local Greenpeace units on D&I-related matters such as recruitment, onboarding, training, communication, social media, the supporter journey, campaign design, actions, and operations. Conduct D&I surveys.  

GLOBAL INTERACTION Work with the global HR community with the guidance of the People & Culture Manager to standardize the systems in place by GP MENA. Work with the Diversity & Inclusion group to develop new policies, procedures, and systems for the implementation of the JSD initiative.



  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a human resources officer, preferably with global and/or regional experience
  • Experience with human resources information systems (HRIS)
  • Knowledge of labor laws in the MENA region
  • A good understanding of the best recruitment practices in the MENA region
  • Up-to-date knowledge of legal and tax requirements for the salary and benefits administration


  • Ability to coordinate, evaluate and investigate
  • Ability to work with confidential, sensitive information
  • Ability to keep records and files and provide information correctly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently on confidential tasks, and compose effective correspondence
  • Proactive approach, and experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills: a confident communicator, able to exercise influence, discretion, and confidentiality as needed
  • Relationship building: able to build and manage relationships with other departments and within the organization
  • Commitment to Greenpeace’s core values in response to environmental and peace issues through non-violent direct action-led campaigning in line with its mission
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English and Arabic; French is a plus


Commitment to Greenpeace’s core values in response to environmental and peace issues through non-violent direct action-led campaigning in line with its mission.


Greenpeace MENA is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic background. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

How to apply

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to this link no longer than June 22, 2023