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Human Resources Manager – Afghanistan Specialist

Ref: Human Resources Manager – Afghanistan Specialist

Opening Date: 11 February 2019

Closing Date:  12 March 2019

Salary: GBP 35,700 per annum

Reports to: Operations Director

Region: London, UK, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Affiliate/Department/Location: Operations, HR, Recruitment

Vacancy link:

Number of reports: 1

Geographic scope: UK/Afghanistan


1. Job Purpose

The Human Resources Manager will act as a bridge between the Group Operations and Recruitment team and the local Afghan operations to ensure that Hart is meeting its contractual obligations and achieving customer satisfaction.

2. Key Accountabilities

2.1 Recruitment

  1. Ensure client requirements are relayed to the field in a timely fashion.
  2. Support the local teams in Afghanistan and Pakistan with outreach campaigns to access the best candidates.
  3. Manage the Recruitment budget and allocate resources accordingly for advertising, campaigns and third-party suppliers in local operations.
  4. Take full accountability for the end-to-end recruitment of consultants for our projects in Afghanistan.
  5. Recruitment of internal staff and development of Terms of Reference to meet the business needs for the Afghanistan team.
  6. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Afghanistan office to ensure business growth in the country and also liaise with HQ in UK.
  7. Manage the Talent Acquisition team in Afghanistan to ensure effective prioritization of project needs.
  8. Provide training and feedback to the Recruitment team in Afghanistan on candidate sourcing through local channels such as print media, radio etc; interview techniques, short-listing and selection, and continuous improvement in the recruitment process.
  9. Provide support and assistance on Bids and Proposals to the Business Development Team in Afghanistan (eg project-relevant CVs from Afghanistan or Pakistan roster of professionals)

2.2 Human Resources

  1. Become familiar and advise HQ in UK on local operations in Afghanistan.
  2. Consult with the Afghan Labour/Public Service Office to ensure recruitment and conditions of employment for existing and new recruitments (including all benefits) are in line with Afghan Labour law.
  3. Review current HR systems and provide suggestions to HQ in UK to enhance and provide efficiency to the smoothen the HR process in Afghanistan.
  4. Assist in the entire process of the hiring, probation, evaluation, promotion and termination of staff in the Afghanistan office.
  5. Review current and establish salary scales for new recruitment requests in Afghanistan.
  6. Train local HR & Recruitment staff in Afghanistan.
  7. Coordinate with Afghanistan & HQ to develop systems and procedures and prepare tools for use such as manuals, guidelines and procedures, all record keeping of staff such as attendance, leave, trainings, performance reviews, promotions, terminations etc.
  8. Implement the detailed capacity management and training strategy and action plan, including performance indicators, prepared for the Afghanistan office.
  9. Support and implement administrative policies and procedures, such as: review Per Diem policy, traveling in Afghanistan, prepare and update HR manual to ensure compliance with the Afghan labour law.
  10. Assist in staff contracts modifications and establish contract tracking system.
  11. Ensure that all new staff receive full induction into the organisation.
  12. Provide guidance and direction to staff on compensation and benefits.
  13. Maintain leave tracking system (sick/annual/home/holiday).
  14. Bring potential personnel problems and achievements to the attention of relevant management.
  15. Maintain historical human resource records using a filing and retrieval system.
  16. Communicate areas of change in both policy and procedure to all staff.
  17. Identify training needs and develop internal and external training opportunities for staff.

2.3 Operations

  1. Manage the Call Off Order process with clients for new deployments, costing and expenses.
  2. Provide assistance with ensuring compliance with local labor law including liaison with Third Parties such as local accountants and legal counsel in order to renew and maintain local operating licenses in a timely manner.
  3. Ensure an understanding of Duty of Care, evacuation and medevac plans.
  4. Management of the safety of our staff in Afghanistan with the support of the Account Director and Regional Field and Operations Manager where required.
  5. Management of third-party security, accommodation, and other local service providers and fixers.
  6. Understand the contracted terms of all accommodation, security, logistics support, etc. with the assistance of the HR Director and Regional Field and Operations Manager where required.
  7. Management of crisis situation in accordance with the Crisis Management SOP.

2.4 Insurances

  1. Maintain a detailed network of medical providers in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  2. Handle insurance claims together with support from the local operations team in Kabul.
  3. Liaise with the insurers for claims.
  4. Handle major claims and crisis managements such as an international medevac.

3. Key Competencies:

4. Educational Experience

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration or Human Resources
  2. Accounting or basic finance courses are preferable

The roles and responsibilities may change from time to time. The position description will be reviewed on an annual basis on agreement between the Line Manager and Employee.

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