HR Assistant

Posted 12 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Services

Mselect is urgently looking to hire an HR Assistant for an international development organization in Erbil. 1 year of relevant experience is required. Kurdish and English fluency is a must.


  • Assist in identifying relevant problems and issues and in formulating implementation oriented solutions.
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change.
  • Assisting a specific administrative officer with his/her tasks as instructed.
  • Assisting with the recruitment procedure.
  • Archiving and DMS.

Generals Tasks and Services

  • Assists in drawing up job descriptions and requirement profiles.
  • Assists with recruiting (identifies existing client HR resources in the country and/or region.
  • Writes job advertisements and ensures publication in appropriate print and/or online media).
  • Assists in organizing the selection process (e.g. interviews).
  • Assists with notification of unsuccessful applicants, documents the selection process, archives the documentation and enters the data in existing HRM systems.
  • Helps prepare documents service requests and enquiries.
  • Assists with developing HR procedures and instruments.
  • Photocopies and scans documents as needed.
  • Organizes and compiles information materials.
  • Labels files in accordance with client filing rules.
  • Follow up and archive the Observer assessment sheet for selecting of national personnel.
  • Completes forms and tables in accordance with specific instructions from the administrative manager.
  • Assists in organizing the evaluation process (information on schedule for the staff assessment and development talks, filing forms, monitoring documentation on qualification requirements and professional development etc.).
  • Assists with training materials (including producing materials or planning rooms for induction events for new staff).
  • Filing documents in reference files or DMS in line with client’s filing rules.


Other duties / Additional tasks

  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.


Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience Qualifications

  • BA in business administration, university degree in law or sociology or comparable degree.
  • Professional experience: initial experience in this area.


Other knowledge / Additional competences

  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Basic knowledge of national labor and social law.
  • Basic knowledge of HR management, initial work experience desirable.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Strictly confidential handling of all HR issues.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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