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Human Resources Info Systems Analyst II

Position: Human Resources Info Systems Analyst II


  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Uganda
  • Togo
  • Tanzania
  • Rwanda
  • Ethiopia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana
The seasoned analyst participates as a team member responsible for functional and technical support of Human Resources application software. This includes user administration, application support, upgrade management, user training and support, and establishing related practices and procedures to improve the accuracy, effectiveness and efficiency of related processes. The analyst contributes to process improvements to increase productivity and use of Human Resources systems and workflow processes, and generally works independently on moderately complex projects and tasks or as a team member on larger projects. He or she may coach other specialists.

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ's mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur.
  • Ensures, through scheduled testing and maintenance, that Human Resources information systems are functioning properly for daily operational use including user administration, security, data integrity and reporting.
  • Develops basic reports, anticipating user needs or responding to requests and using system reporting capability, as well as MS Excel and other reporting tools.
  • Creates and maintains processes and procedures compatible with Information Technology standards and requirements to support Human Resources technology applications including but not limited to user training, system recommendations, data integrity, data archiving, data security and user access.
  • Represents Human Resources to external vendors and assists with coordination support and maintenance of HR third-party solutions. Leads smaller Human Resources Systems Implementations and projects.
  • Collaborates with Information Technology to meet Human Resources needs to ensure consistency and understanding of policies and directives.
  • Answers employee system questions and responds to system issues.
  • Researches and resolves HRMS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; recommends solutions.
  • May provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the HRIS discipline.
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.
  • Bachelor's Degree Human Resources, Business Administration, or related discipline
  • Three years Experience working as human resources information systems, information technology, or similar field.
Licenses and Certifications
*Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above

Working Environment
  • Office – Standard Office Environment
Physical Demands
  • Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day
Travel Requirements
May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule
Qualitative Research Specialist III
Qualitative Research Specialist III
Hiring Range: $88,680.00 - $110,850.00
PLEASE NOTE: The hiring range applies to US-based employment and may be higher in certain US geographic locations.

We’re looking for a specialist to join our collaborative international Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) team who can contribute to advancing organizational knowledge and programmatic effectiveness. You will be responsible for carrying out qualitative monitoring, evaluation, research and learning activities to support Compassion's child development programs, leadership decision-making and marketing platforms.

PLEASE NOTE: This position can be based anywhere in the United States or any of our 25 field countries. Please see the list of these countries in the link below.
What will you do?
  • Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Act as an advocate for children. Understand and advance Christ's mandate to protect children. Take active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse and exploitation of children.
  • Uphold and engage in Compassion’s core Cultural Behaviors.
  • Lead qualitative monitoring and evaluation design, implementation, and learning efforts to inform routine programmatic data collection and integration into strategic planning.
  • Lead the planning, design and implementation of new qualitative research studies using rigorous approaches to generate reliable, timely and meaningful information to stakeholders.
  • Lead user experience insights data collection to support MERL learning on new innovations, processes, and plans.
  • Engage with stakeholders, undertake literature reviews and country-level contextualization, sample and participant selection, qualitative methodology development, in-depth analysis using the necessary data analysis tools (e.g., computer-based text analysis and qualitative analysis software), report writing and presentation to multiple audiences and forums.
  • Advise program managers, field office staff and organizational leadership on relevant programmatic issues when requested and through contribution to and/or leadership of multi-departmental project, creative thinking and analysis teams.
  • Interface with other Compassion departments and individuals who collect information and data to minimize duplication of effort, build cooperation and support the growth of quality information gathering across the organization.
  • Present research findings to audiences to engage non-research staff in research results.
What do you bring?
  • Bachelor's Degree in International Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Economics, Marketing, Psychology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Ethnography, Anthropology, Social Science or related discipline. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Recent hands-on research experience, including at least one year applied experience in conducting qualitative research studies and/or in cross-cultural settings that include child and/or community development, social development, poverty alleviation, public health, or similar.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to communicate and work in international cross-cultural settings.
  • Proficiency in Qualitative Data Collection and Approaches, including administering questionnaires, key informant interviews, and facilitating group discussions; as well as approaches such as rapid qualitative inquiry, appreciative inquiry, needs assessments, process evaluations, outcome evaluations such as most significant change or participatory evaluation and theoretical frameworks such as grounded theory or phenomenology.
  • Proficiency in Qualitative Data Analysis, including creating codebooks, coding/theming data, narrative analysis, experience in one or more qualitative analysis software package (NVIVO preferred).
  • Excellent and creative communication skills, both written and verbal, in English.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the languages spoken in Compassion countries preferred.
*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

Why work here?
  • The mission: Join a team that is motivated to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.
  • Our benefits: Receive generous paid time off, 10% contribution to a 403(b)-retirement fund in addition to your salary, excellent health-care coverage, free short-term professional counseling, and more.
  • Spiritual growth opportunities: Participate in regular chapel services, prayer groups, and department devotionals.

Working Environment: Remote, work from home.
Physical Demands: International travel to remote locations with potentially hazardous and challenging conditions.
Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 25% of normal schedule.