- Based in Dili, Timor-Leste
- 1 year fixed term contract – with possibility of extension
The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.
The HR/Recruitment Officer will work as key member of the PHD HR team and provide support in the delivery of HR services for PHD program staff. This position will lead in the coordination of recruitment and selection activities, working closely with the HR Specialist and Hiring Managers to: coordinate advertising of new vacancies, screening of applications, organising interviews and acting as HR panel representative where required, coordinating reference/due diligence checks and assisting with employment offers to suitable candidates.
The HR/Recruitment Officer will also provide administrative support for broader HR services including induction, professional development, performance management and work place health and safety. The post-holder will be supported in learning the payroll function to provide assistance and back-up relief for payroll as may be required from time to time.
We are looking for someone who is driven and self-motivated, with the maturity to deal with senior level stakeholders and candidates. This is a great environment to develop your professional HR career and work alongside a highly experienced HR Specialist.
The ideal candidate will have:
· Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources/Business Administration or other relevant discipline
· 2+ years’ in HR function with experience in supporting recruitment administration
· High level of initiative with flexibility and ability to respond to high volume recruitment function
· Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders in an international context
· Proficiency in Tetum and written and spoken English
PHD is a 5 year program to 25 April 2021. This position is available for 12 month contract duration with possibility of extension based on individual performance, approval of program budget and alignment with ongoing program work plan.
Further Information and How to Apply
A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link
Applications can be lodged through email firstname.lastname@example.org– please insert the job title in the email subject heading. All applications are to include a current CV and cover letter detailing their suitability for this position.
Closing date: Wednesday 22 February 2017 (midnight AEST)
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