Senior HR Officer

Posted 8 months ago by SEED Foundation
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Human Resources, NGO

Length of Contract: One year 
Start Date: ASAP


Role Senior HR Officer 
The HR Officer is a full-time position based in HQ- Erbil with some travel to other sites within KRI. The HR Officer will support the work of SEED’s management, perform a full range of HR duties and support administrative requirements for the office.  
HR and Personnel:
  • Maintain employee Files (soft and hard copies)
  • Prepare and make job offers and prepare employee contracts
  • Update HR databases 
  • Maintain human resources records by recording new hires, transfers, terminations, changes in job classifications
  • Prepare payroll and maintain/update absences, leave, overtime, etc.
  • Prepare paperwork for HR policies, update policy and forms working with management
  • Prepare, organize and implement orientation for new employees, working with management and program staff; disseminate onboarding packages, and explain SEED’s organizational policies 
  • Administer medical insurance, and disability programs by advising employees of eligibility; providing application information; helping with form completion; verifying submission; notifying employees of approvals
  • Prepare exit interviews and procedures, and make sure the all paperwork and final payments for departing employees 
  • Process employees’ requests and provide relevant paperwork and information
  • Coordinate HR meetings, seminars, and required trainings
  • Manage performance evaluation process/ Performance Reviews. 
  • Manage Recruitment Process 
  • Perform other duties, as requested. 
Essential Criteria:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or any other related degree.
  • Three years experience as a HR Officer.  
  • Experience of supporting team of at least 80 personnel.
  • At least one year experience in preparing payroll, and contracts.
  • Good interpersonal skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships.
  • Good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently.
  • High standard of spoken and written English and Arabic or Kurdish.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments.    
  • Salary benefits and allowances dependent on skills and qualifications. 

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About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity in Erbil, Iraq, whose mission is to promote Kurdistan Region’s (KRI) social, educational and economic development, Kurdish cult...

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