HR officer

Posted 8 months ago by Erbil International Hospital
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Administration, Human Resources

JOB TITLE:   Human Resource officer.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Provide overall guidance and leadership to the EIH on issues of Human Resource including Personnel recruitment & orientation; Maintenance and updating of personnel files, timesheets, personnel data; annual & other leaves in accordance with EIH guidelines.
  • Ensure the internal communication & understanding of employment policies, benefits, institutional values & rules; use staff meetings as forums for internal dialogue on HR issues. Provide guidance on grievance management & personnel disciplinary procedures per EIH Policy Manual.
  • Use coaching & mentoring to strengthen human resource functions such as line management roles, accountability, performance management system and its use; staff training & development needs.
  • Support and work with the EIH finance & management team on staff salaries & benefits, staff welfare including annual salary surveys, & other personnel statutory issues.
  • Drawing up employment contracts and ensuring that they are adhered to.
  • Setting up fair and standard recruitment methodology for the organization.
  • Ensuring that background checks are fully conducted before, during and in rare cases; after the recruitment/ placement of staff.
  • Communicating/ educating human resources on their terms of the contract.
  • Managing the appraisal process through line managers.
  • Supporting line management in HR-related issues, like discipline.
  • Developing a sufficient leave management system/ procedure.
  • Resolving disciplinary issues that escalate from line management.
  • Ensuring the safe custody and update of the employee files.
  • Work with the Director to set and ensure payment of competent salary range and benefits and compensation to employees.
  • Ensuring that payments and benefits are duly made in a reasonable time in conjunction with the accounts department.
  • Monitoring and directing support staff to ensure that the organization's operations.
  • Reporting periodically as may be required.
  • Reporting on areas of improvement and participating in setting the general direction and or management of the organization.
  • Oversee legal requirements of EIH linked to contracts, insurance & other administrative systems.
  • Contribute to EIH strategic planning & other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Experience:  At least 3 - 4 years’ experience in human resources and administration.

  • Proven experience of HR & or systems management within the health sector or commercial business sector or the private sector.
  • Strong leadership and management skills. Experience in designing, implementing & evaluating performance management systems.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of human resource functions an advantage.
  • Applicants must have good communication, written & spoken Kurdish, English, Arabic.
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in the Internet, web-based operations, current software applications. and experience in the use of HR database tools (an advantage).
  • Understanding of Iraq Public & private Sector workplace statutes is a requirement.


  • Good knowledge of the Employment Laws of Iraq.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Teamwork and people management skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Financial management.
  • Ethics and integrity.


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