Volunteer Service Abroad

Human Resources Specialist (Tonga)

Volunteer Service Abroad

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 03-02-2019


New Zealand

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Volunteer Service Abroad covers cost while you are on assignment, including travel, accommodation, living allowance and more. 

TTI is a Free Wesleyan Church–owned institution. They focus on providing access to overseas qualifications locally, primarily tertiary programmes.

In this assignment, you will work with the local HR officer at TTI to build and implement a quality HR system. This will include assessing existing policies and procedures and implementing new systems where required, ensuring these systems are in line with current legislative requirements.

A key aspect to this role will be your ability to train and mentor the local HR counter-part on the HR operating systems.

You will also be responsible with assessing the existing remuneration and benefits system, and ensure that staff are being rewarded appropriately. You will be involved in up-skilling the HR Officer and Payroll Officer in pay reviewing and benchmarking.

This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a great organisation focused on providing access to quality academic programmes and services. This assignment in based in Nuku’alofa, the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. Tonga is rich in culture, values and tradition, and would suit someone who is keen to embrace it. VSA assignments provide a unique opportunity for professional development by sharing your skills to build thriving communities in the Pacific and beyond.

We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Strong experience across a wide range of HR disciplines
  • Experience in designing and developing human resource policy and procedures
  • Experience in staff development
  • Experience in mentoring/training

Interested in this role?

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