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HR Assistant

Job Title: HR Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1581
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Mselect is urgently looking to hire an HR Assistant for an international development organization in Erbil. 1 year of relevant experience is required. Kurdish and English fluency is a must.


  • Assist in identifying relevant problems and issues and in formulating implementation oriented solutions.
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change.
  • Assisting a specific administrative officer with his/her tasks as instructed.
  • Assisting with the recruitment procedure.
  • Archiving and DMS.

Generals Tasks and Services

  • Assists in drawing up job descriptions and requirement profiles.
  • Assists with recruiting (identifies existing client HR resources in the country and/or region.
  • Writes job advertisements and ensures publication in appropriate print and/or online media).
  • Assists in organizing the selection process (e.g. interviews).
  • Assists with notification of unsuccessful applicants, documents the selection process, archives the documentation and enters the data in existing HRM systems.
  • Helps prepare documents service requests and enquiries.
  • Assists with developing HR procedures and instruments.
  • Photocopies and scans documents as needed.
  • Organizes and compiles information materials.
  • Labels files in accordance with client filing rules.
  • Follow up and archive the Observer assessment sheet for selecting of national personnel.
  • Completes forms and tables in accordance with specific instructions from the administrative manager.
  • Assists in organizing the evaluation process (information on schedule for the staff assessment and development talks, filing forms, monitoring documentation on qualification requirements and professional development etc.).
  • Assists with training materials (including producing materials or planning rooms for induction events for new staff).
  • Filing documents in reference files or DMS in line with client’s filing rules.


Other duties / Additional tasks

  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.


Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience Qualifications

  • BA in business administration, university degree in law or sociology or comparable degree.
  • Professional experience: initial experience in this area.


Other knowledge / Additional competences

  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Basic knowledge of national labor and social law.
  • Basic knowledge of HR management, initial work experience desirable.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Strictly confidential handling of all HR issues.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.


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