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HR Officer
Job Information
Company: International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation in Armenia Location: Armenia, Yerevan
Employment Type: Contract Open Dates: 12-01-18 00:00 To 31-01-18 23:59
Category: HR, Recruiting, Staffing Salary: N/A
Experience: 2 year(s) Preferred Age: --------
Education: Bachelor Degree (BS) Preferred Gender: --------

Job Description
Are you our new HR Officer?

The ICRC Delegation in Armenia is seeking experienced, highly motivated, and qualified candidate for the position of Human Resources Officer 1 to fulfill this new position as soon as possible.

The HR Department of the Delegation is reorganizing in order to fit with the tremendous period of changes at the ICRC’s institutional level in terms of People Management. It is in line with the Institutional Strategy 2015-2018 where the Human Resources is identified as one of the drivers – “The ability to deploy the right people in the right place at the right time”. We consequently need you to attract, retain, and develop our Human Resources for the sake of the ICRC’s beneficiaries.

The overall responsibilities attached to this new position will include:
-Contribute to ensure the HR capacity required, sizing and improving people capabilities, contribution and active participation in order to achieve delegation goals effectively. This will be done according to ICRC human resources vision and values
-Support in the deployment and implementation of HR policies, procedures, systems and tools in the field, and train managers and staff
-Provide general administrative support (staff files and contractual updates, correspondence, registration and filing, etc.) to the HR Manager
-Ensure information on HR issues within his/her area of responsibility is shared with the rest of the Delegation

Job Responsibilities
-Carries out procedures related to local HR practice, taxes and social security
-Ensures that the personal files of resident staff members are up-to-date and assures proper follow-up with applicants and the sub-site
-In close collaboration with the rest of the HR team, ensures provision, awareness and practical advice to all staff on the ICRC HR policies and procedures, and their adherence to them
-Liaises with the Staff Health Focal point and the HR Manager to ensure the proper implementation of the Staff Health Strategy
-Participates in the implementation of the new HR information management’s tool
-Under supervision of the HR Manager provides support and guidance to hiring managers in recruitment process on how to lead it properly with the aim of recruiting professionals and people with potentials to be developed
-Ensures that pre-established specific preparation or specific briefings for newly recruited/arrived staff on the basis of the profile sheet received or development plan are properly done in due time for Armenia Delegation
-With support of the HR Manager, is responsible for the Yearly Appraisal Process and support of managers in the process
-Contributes to creation and implementation of a training policy adapted to the Delegation in order to respond to the needs identified among the staff, prioritizing those needed to ensure the operational objectives are set
-Supports Line Managers and HR Service Providers of the Delegation in recruitment, development, induction, detection of talent, training, etc.

Required Qualifications
-Higher education in Psychology, Human Resources Management or Economics/Finance
-Minimum of 2-3 years working experience in a similar function. Experience in change management and /or delivery of trainings for professional and / or people management is a strong added value
-Fluent knowledge of Armenian, English and Russian languages
-Very strong and effective communication skills, with proven ability to negotiate and influence change in a diverse cultural environment
-Aptitude for projecting a positive image of the ICRC as an employer and of the HR Department within the Delegation
-Capacity to convince a sceptical audience
-Experience of a flexible approach to prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
-Very good computer skills (Word, Excel, Databases). At ease with social media
-Committed to travel outside and inside the country on a frequent basis
-Good knowledge of Armenian Labor Code

Application Procedure
If you consider having all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please send your CV in English, a motivation letter in English and copies of diplomas/certificates to the e-mail with the subject line indicating “HR Officer”.
Deadline for receiving CVs: 31 January, 2018
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please do only send copies of employment and education certificates. The copies will not be sent back.
For additional information, please consult the ICRC website:
Please, clearly mention that you have heard about this position from career portal.

About Company
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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