HR Manager – Compensation & Benefits

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The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a highly skilled, results-oriented HR Manager, Compensation & Benefits to ensure competitive compensation and attract and retain talent while maintaining cost effectiveness and compliance and provide comprehensive and in-depth expertise to internal clients, and contribute to business and talent strategy, policy formulation and implementation of people management agenda.

The position: The HR Manager will be responsible for leading the HR Services Unit and will report to the People and Organizational Development Director; the selected candidate will be based in Lima, Peru.

Duties and Accountabilities
Compensation and Benefits:
• Develop and manage a consistent and progressive compensation program including salary surveys and market research to ensure competitiveness in the market.
• Provide advice to business leaders on pay decisions, promotions and retention strategies for existing staff, and policy or guideline interpretation.
• Develop and evaluate the effectiveness of compensation policies, practices, processes, procedure, and guidelines and identify financial costs impacts.
• Ensure market data analysis and recommendations are aligned with compensation strategy and direction.
• Create and implement compensation communication for managers and staff.

POD Strategy and development:
• Contribute to the organizational POD strategy including succession planning, recruiting, compensation and benefits, training, and organizational development with internal clients and senior leaders, to achieve business objectives.
• Support and advise managers and staff in solving POD issues and help them to interpret and apply POD policies and practices in their day-to-day work.
• Manage complex and challenging functional POD projects and implements initiatives.
• Lead organization-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees.
• Administrate spending against the departmental budget.


Who are we looking for?

• Advanced University degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Human Behavior, Psychology, Business Administration, or related field. An undergraduate degree with 15 years relevant experience may be considered.
• At least 8 years human resource management experience in a senior role followed by significant leadership experience in Organizational Development (OD) with a strong appreciation of the interplay between OD and human resource management (HRM).
• Excellent strategic thinking, planning and execution skills including the ability to anticipate the talent and organization implications and identify strategic challenges and priorities.
• Familiarity with strategic planning, including compensation practices, data analysis, organizational diagnosis and development, deep understanding of current HR trends in compensation, benefits, and performance evaluation frameworks.
• Upholds the highest ethical standards by inspiring trust and treating all people with respect and personal integrity.


What are we offering?
• The employment contract will be for a 12-month term (with a six-month probation period) with the possibility of renewal.
• Exciting career growth opportunity in an international organization.
• Competitive salary and commensurate with experience.
• Comprehensive insurance coverage.

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