HR Officer

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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

1.       Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the HR Officer position is day to day implementation of the HR functions responsibilities. The following is a brief description of the role.

  Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  2. Implement delegated HR function portfolio according to plan of action
  3. Manage recruitment of employees, incentive and casual workers
  4. Prepare and develop HR status reports as required by management
  5. Ensure proper filing of documents according to NRC standards and the SSD policy
  6. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific responsibilities

  • Organize and participate in staff recruitment in collaboration with HR at Country Office, and support the process of candidate selection, contracting, orientation and confirmation
  • Manage recruitment of incentive and casual workers, management of personnel filed, and prepare payroll
  • Initiate new staff contracts, and signing all new hires documents, in addition to management of contracts renewals.
  • Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organization
  • Ensure an effective, efficient and up to date staff records and systematic filing of documents, including contracts, leave, medical, awards, discipline, archiving, etc.
  • Prepare timely processing of the monthly payroll information to the country office

Job Requirements

Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working as an HR Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • BA in Human Resources Management, Management or Business Administration
  • Understanding of the relevant laws and statutory requirements
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Good knowledge of the area and context in Benishangul Gumuz Region
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Ethiopian labor law and social security laws
  • Good cultural and awareness and sensitivity
  • Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage
  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications.

Behavioural competencies

·       Handling insecure environment

·       Planning and delivering results

·       Empowering and building trust

·       Communicating with impact and respect

·       Working with people

·       Analyzing

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