The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance — International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. International IDEA’s mission is to support sustainable democratic change by providing comparative knowledge, and assisting in democratic reform, and influencing policies and politics.
International IDEA acts as a catalyst for democracy building; by providing knowledge resources, policy proposals and supporting democratic reforms in response to specific national requests. It works together with policy makers, governments, UN organizations and agencies and regional organizations engaged in the field of democracy building.
International IDEA develops, shares and enables the use of comparative knowledge in its key areas of expertise: electoral processes,constitution building,political participation and representation, democracy and development and democracy assessments.
It also addresses the important issues of gender, diversity, and conflict and security as they relate to democracy.
International IDEA is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and works worldwide through offices in New York, Brussels, The Hague, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
The HR Unit provides the organization with both strategic and day-to-day HR support. The ability of the HR team to perform and to act as role models of integrity and stability is key to its reputation and success within the organization. They operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations and actively contribute to the overall smooth running of the Executive Division, working in a collaborative manner with other team members and ensuring timely and accurate provision of expert information to the organization.
The success of International IDEA is dependant on a capable and highly qualified workforce that is multi-skilled, diverse, mobile and able to work across disciplines. The Staff Training and Development Officer contributes to this goal through building organizational and staff capacity through onboarding, staff learning and development, and performance management. S/he focuses on key aspects of workforce planning, specifically through performance and talent management. Acting as an HR Business Partner s/he collaborates with managers and teams alike, applying HR management principles and practices in a manner which establishes rapport, trust, confidence and credibility helping to create a high-performance, sustainable organization that meets its strategic and operational goals and objectives.
International IDEA is an equal opportunity employer which seeks to further diversify its staff in terms of gender, culture and nationality.