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Assistant HR Manager

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    Nima Ardalan

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    17 days ago

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mselect is looking for an Assistant HR Manager for a logistics client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job purpose
The Assistant Manager in the Human Resources department will play a vital role in supporting HR functions and initiatives within the organization. Working closely with the HR Manager, he will assist in various areas, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training and development, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.

  • Assist in recruitment by posting job vacancies, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting background checks
  • Coordinate new hire orientation and onboarding activities, ensuring a smooth transition for new employees
  • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries and concerns, providing guidance and support on HR policies, procedures, and employment-related matters
  • Assist in resolving employee relations issues, conducting investigations, and recommending appropriate solutions in compliance with company policies and legal requirements
  • Promote open communication, conflict resolution, and employee engagement initiatives to help create a positive work environment
  • Support the performance management process by assisting in goal setting, performance reviews, and performance improvement plans
  • Maintain performance management records and assist in analysing performance data to identify trends and areas for improvement
  • Coordinate training and development programs, including scheduling training sessions, tracking attendance, and evaluating program effectiveness
  • Assist in identifying training needs and opportunities for employee skill enhancement
  • Assist in administering employee benefits programs, including enrolment, changes, and terminations
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations by staying informed of changes and assisting in implementing HR policies and procedures

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in human resources management, Business Administration, or a related field. HR certification (e.g., PHR, SHRM-CP) is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong in industrial relationship, dealing with unions
  • Proficiency in HRIS software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other HR-related applications
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion

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