Senior Human Resources Manager

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a rapidly growing adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to equip young people with the life-saving information, services, and mentorship they need to live healthier lives. Since 2002, GRS programs have reached more than 18 million young people in over 60 countries with life-saving health information and services.

Role Overview

The Senior Human Resources (HR) Manager oversees all aspects of workforce development, talent management and employee support for Grassroot Soccer staff, consultants and volunteers to ensure an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the ongoing development of a superior workforce. Currently, GRS has staff located across the United States, resident in the U.K. and the E.U., and across sub-Saharan Africa. This position will supervise and be supported by an HR Generalist, located in the U.S. The Senior HR Manager will also support and provide guidance to the HR Officers/Managers of two GRS Affiliate organizations in South Africa and Zambia. The HR Manager will be part of the Senior Management Team and will report to the Vice President of Global Impact and Operations. The HR Department is part of the GRS Operations Team.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to with “Senior HR Manager” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Development of the Human Resources Department and Systems: Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Workforce Training, Development, and Talent Management: Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the company’s human resource and talent strategy to support current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Employee Recruitment: Manages the entire talent acquisition process, from developing job descriptions to onboarding new hires in close collaboration with departmental managers to understand the skills and competencies required.
  • Employee Relations: Provides support and guidance to HR generalists, management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Lead company efforts on diversity, equity and inclusion programs, policies, and reporting.

Specifications & Competencies

  • At least 7 years’ experience in a human resource related role, ideally supporting an international organization with a diverse workforce.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development. Master’s degree or additional advance certification preferred.
  • Exceptional and demonstrated ability to lead and support multi-cultural teams and a remote workforce.
  • Exceptional and thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations as well as workforce management tools and systems.

Job Overview

Date Posted

June 6, 2023


Remote (US East Coast Time Zone)

Job Type

Full Time