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Senior Human Resource Officer (National Contract)


About Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC has been present in Afghanistan since the end of 2010 implementing programming that includes livelihoods, protection, emergency response and preparedness, infrastructure development, and supply chain management and logistical support to UNHCR. DRC is registered with the Government of Afghanistan through the Ministry of Economy and MoRR. DRC AFG has implemented programs funded by DANIDA, EC, ECHOP, BPRM, UNHCR and WFP supporting over 25,000 displaced families per year.
DRC adopts a regional approach unifying our country programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Tajikistan around the Afghan displacement axis. This decision is built on the premise that a multi-stakeholder regional response to the massive displacement issue is required. The DRC approach is in line with UNHCR’s push for a regionally based robust and ‘Comprehensive Solutions Strategy’ (2012-2014). The four country programs strive, wherever possible, to adopt a regional approach to activities, including cross border livelihood and protection programs and coordinated emergency preparedness and response planning.

Job Summary

The senior Human Resource Officer main objective is to effective service delivery with main focus on staff in the staff performance and development and also compensation and benefits management. The SHRO also responsible to Ensure that DRC compensation and benefits package is in line with the set policy guidelines and the country specific regulations in the same. On top of key responsibilities mentioned, the Senior HR Officer will also take part in recruitments where the need be and facilitate the process with the relevant departments.

Job Details

Date Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Reference: VA/0126/17 - KBL
Closing Date: 22 Sep 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Human Resource Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: 1155 to 0 USD
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 2017 Year(s) & 12 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Payroll management

Take lead in the managing, updating, and processing of the national staff payroll in close collaboration with the other departments, ready for onward submission to finance department for payments.
Ensure that all statutory mandatory deductions are effected across all the staff salaries on a monthly basis.
Take lead in the data base management of all HR information in the system.
Prepare and submit required reports including reconciliation reports generated by the systems on a monthly basis for audit purposes. Submit them for approval by the CD on monthly basis before payments are effected.
Prepare staff payslips and issue out on monthly basis.

Staff Development

Take lead in mapping staff training and developments from the concluded annual performance appraisals and as required from the supervisors.
Induction/onboarding; In liaison with other departments, arrange for onboarding for all newly recruited staff in their first week as per set guidelines.
Assists in the review of HR workflow and suggests improvements.
Assist PMs in identifying and monitoring suitable trainers and service providers. Conduct after training survey to assess the out come of the training.
Advise and assist the management and employees to respond to employees issues and concerns by interpreting applicable HR policies and procedures and prepare recommendations in these areas as necessary and appropriate.
Follow up on the yearly performance evaluation process with managers and staff, analyse data for preparing yearly training plan.
Act as the focal point for all trainers and training needs.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


Technical skills in managing compensation and benefits;
Proven technical skills in staff Capacity building and development.


Experience and Competencies

A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in HR management, administration, change management, 2 of 5 years on job (practical) experience in organizational and staff capacity building and development, preferably at an international level;
Experience in developing HR strategies and policies, and driving implementation;
Experience working in multi-cultural work settings.

Education and Qualification

Bachelor Degree in the field of human resources management, or similar;

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)


Bachelors Degree, Human Resource

Submission Guideline

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the link below:

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.

Applications close on 22 September 2017. However, please note due to the urgency of this position, shortlisting process will be ongoing. Should we find qualified candidates prior to expiry of this advert, interviews will be held immediately.

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