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HR and Admin Officer

Job Title: HR and Admin Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1162
Contact Name: David Bernard
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an HR and Admin Officer for a local NGO group to be based in Erbil, Iraq.

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 NGO’s management, perform a full range of HR duties and support administrative requirements for the office.


  • 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.
  • Oversee Recruitment Process
  • Maintain filing system
  • Maintain general HQ facilities, and operations such as office systems, technology, and equipment
  • General administrative tasks, as required


  • University degree in a related field is required.
  • Good interpersonal skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships
  • High communication skills
  • High standard of spoken and written English, Arabic and Kurdish is a must
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience is a must

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.