Posting date: 10 February 2017
Closing date: 22 May 2017 (extended)
Human Resource Officer should provide expertise in the areas of HR management, compensation and benefits, recruitment and staffing, staff development and organizational effectiveness and HR services and data management.
HR Officer will perform the following functions:
i. Support Group Head of Budget, HR and Support Service (Group Head) in reviewing, developing and implementing HR policies/programs and initiatives;
ii. Support Group Head in HR strategic planning, talent acquisition and retention, performance evaluation and rewards management;
iii. Support Group Head in managing pay-roll, staff retirement plan and other AMRO staff benefit ensuring the effectiveness of compensation and benefit policies and programs for staff;
iv. Support Group Head in managing HR data, analysing and monitoring key HR metrics and statistics;
v. Support Group Head in liaising, communicating and consulting with other groups/teams on HR policy/program issues;
vi. Support Group Head in coordinating with various authorities and IFIs on HR related issues, maintain good working relationships with Stakeholders;
vii. Support Group Head in performing other administration functions such as budget and financial functions, IT related functions, procurement functions and other related functions as required; and
viii. Perform other functions as may be determined by Director/supervisor.
Successful candidates should possess:
a) An advanced degree from reputable university in the field of public/business administration, HR management, organisational development, economics, social sciences or related fields;
b) At least 5 years of relevant professional HR working experience. Work experience at the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) or other international organisations will be advantageous;
c) Affiliation with and/or certified/accredited by recognised professional HR associations, such as CIPD, IPMA-HR, SHRM etc. is preferable;
d) Deep understanding and experience of IFIs best practices in dealing HR strategy, policy and practice, staff planning and recruitment, performance management & career development, compensation and benefit policies, pension & insurance management, learning and organisational effectiveness, HR analysis, HR planning and budgeting and HR service (including on-boarding, in-service, and off-boarding);
e) Excellent organizational skills, experience in coordinating activities that require teamwork, excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to interact with AMRO staff and external contacts in accordance with AMRO’s organizational practices, and procedures and policies;
f) Leading, mentoring and coaching. When required, candidate is able to lead team, exercising supervision, and planning responsibilities over the assigned team, with oversight from supervisors.
g) Client orientation and problem solving. Candidate is able to resolve situations where client needs are not being met. Candidate can also seek out for guidance and experience in overcoming the most challenging situations.
h) Strong persistence, efficiency and punctuality in handling multiple tasks. Candidate must show persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges and maintenance of calm in stressful situations. Candidate must also be able to work under pressure, handle multiple concurrent tasks with efficiency and manage tight deadlines; and
i) Strong teamwork and communication skill to interact effectively with staff and officials of diverse cultural backgrounds at all levels. Excellent communication and negotiating skills and ability in English, both spoken and written to influence others to reach agreement. High proficiency in software applications such as Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word).