HR and Staff Care Assistant

Posted 8 months ago by Chemonics International Inc.
Location Erbil Job Type Contract
Salary Sector Recruitment, Administration, Human Resources
The Iraq Community Resilience Initiative – Ta’afi (ICRI-Ta’afi) is a United States Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) program implemented by Chemonics International in Iraq. ICRI-Ta’afi aims to increase stability in Iraq by supporting accelerated recovery in conflict-affected areas, improvement of the public’s perception of local leadership and strengthened the social fabric of Iraqi communities. 
The purpose of the HR and Staff Care Assistant is to participate in the administrative tasks and support the HR and Staff Care Specialist. 
HR and Staff Care Assistant will report to the HR and Staff Care Specialist.
Work Location:
Erbil, Iraq

  • Assists in maintaining confidential personnel files for all local staff in electronic and hard-copy format in compliance with the applicable local laws and the project’s policy manual
  • Updates the project personnel tracker as directed by the human resources and staff care specialist
  • Under the guidance of the human resources and staff care specialist, prepares recruitment documents, schedules interviews, releases recruitment ads, and collects required documentation from candidates
  • Collects employee timesheets and ensures the required supporting documentation is attached and maintained in both hard copy and electronic format in the project’s human resources files
  • Tracks employee leave balances in the project’s leave tracker and communicates leave balances to staff and senior management as required
  • Assists the human resources and staff care specialist in identifying recruiting needs and conducting recruits
  • Assists the operations manager and human resources/staff care specialist with communications to staff on labor law compliance
  • Assists the human resources and staff care specialist to ensure project compliance with local labor laws by assisting with regular audits and staying updated on local labor laws and human
  • Guide employees on health insurance. 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • A minimum of at least one year of experience in operations, staff care, human resources management, and/or relevant work experience
  • Experience working with Iraqi labor law, experience working on USAID or other international donor projects, and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations preferred
  • Ability to work with culturally and geographically diverse staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, to meet deadlines, and to exercise good, strong professional judgment
  • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, the general public, and partner institutions, including international and local nongovernmental organizations, governmental entities, and support organizations
  • Fluency in written and oral Arabic and English is required; written and oral fluency in Kurdish and other local languages is preferred, but not required
Equal employment opportunities:
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
Additional Information
  • Contract period: 12 Months with possibility of extension
  • Salary: The salary of this position falls under band FSN-06
  • Selected candidates will be vetted.
Chemonics Iraq offers a fair, competitive, and transparent recruitment process. We are promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their loved ones. We are just as committed to creating an environment that encourages professional learning and growth. Our benefits include:
  • Health insurance for its full-time fixed-term employees and their dependents (spouse and children) at no additional cost. The health insurance Chemonics provides is an exclusive package with a wide network in different cities within Iraq. The employees and their dependents can visit hospitals and receive treatments with no payment.
  • Life insurance for the employee at no additional cost
  • Resilience Support Program at no additional cost
  • Annual professional development fund for approved training for each employee. 
  • Online platforms for language and technical skills development (Mango Languages and Degreed) 
  • Contribution to the Social Security scheme.
Application Instructions
Due to a high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Due to the urgency of the position applicants will be screened on a daily basis.
Applications are due by January 25, 2020
To apply, please submit your application through this link only:

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