Director, People and Culture

Director, People and Culture

Director, People and Culture

Director, People and Culture

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August 10, 2022
Washington, D.C.
Position type
Experience (minimum)
5-10 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel required?
Base salary (minimum)
$110,000 - 120,000


About InterAction:

InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with Members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith- based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self- determination.



Position Overview


InterAction is seeking a Director, People & Culture, who will collaborate with staff and the Executive Team in shaping a high functioning, diverse and inclusive organization. We are looking for an outgoing dynamic individual, who can engage a highly motivated and diverse staff. The position requires experience in developing and implementing human resources strategies and best practices in recruitment, onboarding and training, compensation and benefits, performance management, and knowledge of employment and labor laws to effectively lead the day-to-day operations, and short and long-range planning functions. In cooperation with the Executive Team and staff, the incumbent shall develop, implement, and revise systems to ensure the smooth operation of HR functions while also serving as the primary resource for staff questions about human resources, their role and InterAction's culture.


This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced human resource professional interested in shaping the people and culture of an organization focused on policy and a people centered organizational mission.

Position Description:


As InterAction’s sole HR professional, the Director, People & Culture shall work across teams to build a diverse, inclusive culture. Areas of responsibility include:


1. Lead the organization’s Compensation Strategy process

2. Develop and implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hiring strategy

3. Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and implement strong organizational culture

4. Manage Employee Benefits process

5. Conduct new employee onboarding and offboarding

6. Partner with the Executive Team for employee coaching personnel matters

7. Develop and implement HR Policies

8. Oversee Legal and Regulatory Compliance

9. Oversee employee benefit audits

10. Maintain Employee Resource Guide

11. Performance appraisal and management

12. Interface with employees individually and collectively across the organization



Qualifications and Skills:

The candidate must have:


1. A thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures, knowledge of Federal and State regulations including FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, HIPPA AND EEO regulations.

2. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

3. Bachelor’s degree and/ or education commensurate in relevant field required.

4. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a full range of HR functions.

5. Familiarity with U.S. and Washington, DC legal and regulatory requirements affecting the organization required, familiarity with other state requirements a plus.

6. Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) certification preferred.

7. Comfortable working in a collaborative, team-based environment.

8. Experience with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion best practices.

9. Excellent organizational skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and abilities to effectively manage data, communications and work products while keeping track of varied information with ease and efficiency.

10. Excellent self-direction and the ability to take ownership and drive responsibilities through to completion.

11. Ability to work well and contribute effectively under pressure and in response to rapidly changing needs.

12. Proficient in ADP.



Highly Valued Qualifications:

· Demonstrated commitment to InterAction’s core values and mission.

· Experience working with international non-governmental organizations; and

· High emotional intelligence.

Physical Requirements:


There are no extraordinary physical requirements for the performance of this position. InterAction will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A Compensation:


$110,000 - $130,000 and excellent benefits package.



Expected Start Date:


October 1, 2022


Reports to:


Senior Director, Finance and Administration





Less than ten percent.


To Apply:


Please include a cover letter and your resume with your online application. Position will remain open until filled. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. Applications received by September 15, 2022, date preferred.


All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls Please!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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