The fellow will be introduced to a big team of clinical, administrative and operational teams across our sites; and will be able to learn PIH culture and the local culture. The Human Resources Fellowship is a full time, 12-month program designed for individuals seeking to prepare for a career in human resources management and to assume a leadership position. Key objectives of the fellowship will be:
- The fellow will commit to understanding the goals and planning process of PIH Human Resources department and how goals are determined, and relate to understand the strategic the strategic priorities of Partners in Health;
- Recognize the dynamics of relationships between various stakeholders in PIH Liberia; obtain an understanding of the Human resources effectiveness of PIH; enhance the fellow understanding of human resources, the organization’s strategy and distinctive competencies;
- This fellowship will provide an environment to enhance the fellow’s understanding of controlled application and testing of skills, theories and concepts; enhance the fellow’s judgment, resoluteness related HR, and leadership skills; develop a code of ethics, philosophy, and a dedication to high ideals and standards.
- Work with the Human Resources Director (HRD) to design an organization compensation and benefit strategy,
- Work with the HRD to design an online induction program,
- Support in running management and Prevention of Sexual exploitation trainings (PSEA).
- Support recruitment process.
Structure of the Fellowship Orientation
The Human Resources Fellow will begin with a comprehensive orientation to Partners in Health focusing on the vision and strategic goals of the organization.
- A major component of the fellowship will be assigned projects. The fellow will be given detailed projects designed to give practical experience at administrative levels. These activities may include the collection of data to analyze problems of high organizational priority or participation in strategic HR planning efforts.
- The Human Resources Fellow will have the opportunity to work with the department of Clinical Services Operations, Finance, Community Health, policy and Partnership, Health medical Informatics’ Department and other relevant stakeholders.
The program is open to students who:
- Have successfully completed an accredited Master’s or undergrad Program in Human Resources Management, Labor Relations, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology or with other relevant background.
- Good computer and numeracy skills
- Passion to learn new skills and work in high culture sensitive environment
- Ability and willingness to embrace experiential learning with a clinical charity and social justice organization.
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.
PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.
Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.