HR Manager

We are looking for a volunteer for the HR Manager's role, who will be realizing HR related activities: full cycle staff recruitment, strategy building, teambuilding, keeping up-to-date database, branding in the market and documentation maintaining, s

WAFA - Water Air Food Awards
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At Water Air Food Awards we believe that addressing the world’s most acute problems - Water, air and food security - starts with identifying exceptional pioneers in sustainable initiatives, that are innovative and proven to work. We share their stories across multiple platforms, aiming for global reach. We give them the visibility they deserve to inspire change and gather support to scale and replicate their solutions.

WAFA’s goal is to become a mainstream platform that mobilizes the global public. Together, we bring to light the good deeds in the world and spread a genuine message of hope.

We count on our volunteers to make that happen. 

Please note that all the roles in WAF Awards are on volunteering basis.

We are looking for a Human Resources Manager, whose role will be realizing HR related activities, such as full cycle staff recruitment, strategy building, teambuilding, keeping up-to-date database, branding in the market and documentation maintaining.

You are a proactive, detail oriented, self-starter, able to work with confidential information and to multitask. You work well with others to achieve overall goals of WAFA. You report to the President of WAF Awards.

If you are experienced in the HR field and the one, who can foster and inspire our team of volunteers, please get your chance.

Your tasks:                                                                               

  • Keep abreast with Area Managers to help them define their HR needs
  • Realize full cycle recruitment in close cooperation with the Area Managers: building role profile, displaying the vacancy announcements on actual resources, screening and interviewing the candidates, selecting and onboarding
  • Develop an HR strategy which considers immediate and long-term staff requirements are in line with the organization’s development and needs
  • Administer HR through preparation and maintenance of records, files and reports
  • Develop and implement HR related procedures
  • Keep up-to-date the organizational chart and database
  • Create and maintain a stimulating and inspiring virtual work environment for our team of volunteers

Your education:

  • University degree or higher

Your experience and skills

  • Experience in HR
  • Experience in running projects/presentations and reporting is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Able to work with confidential documentation
  • Able to work independently, to take quick decisions and meet set deadlines
  • A problem solver with strong sense of responsibility and flexibility
  • Have strong attention to details
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Quick, accurate and creative
  • High working proficiency in English. Knowledge of Danish is a plus
  • Computer knowledge: advanced user of MS Office, CRM and databases

You will be working remotely and require access to a computer with fast internet connection. Regular Skype meetings with the WAFA area managers are required.

What we offer

At WAF Awards, we believe that addressing the world’s most acute problems, like ending hunger, preserving clean air and bringing water to every human being, starts with acknowledging people, who develop solutions that are proven to work. We strive to identify exceptional pioneers in sustainability initiatives and share their stories across multiple platforms, aiming for global reach.

You will work in an international team of enthusiasts from all backgrounds. WAF Awards is a great chance to work from home on something you enjoy. Therefore you will have a flexible schedule built to your own convenience. We expect your commitment to be up to 10 hours per week. Most importantly, you will have the chance to put your vision in practice and shape the future of an organization with global reach and potential. 

How to apply

You can apply with your CV and a short letter of motivation telling us why you want to join WAF Awards by sending us an email to the below address.

We would like our new HR Manager to start as soon as possible, therefore we are recruiting on an ongoing basis and have no deadline for applications. You can expect a response from our representative, within two weeks of submission.

If you would like to know more about WAFA or have further questions, visit our website and get in touch We look forward to welcoming you on board! is Denmark's leading volunteer job portal.

Volunteering is for everyone - encourages applicants of all genders, ethnicities, nationalities, social background, sexual orientation or religious backgrounds to apply.

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Job type
International work
Leadership and administration
Work area
Humanitary work