Human Resources Officer
South Asia
Country / Territory
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Human Resources Officer, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Fixed Term Contract, Band 4, Application deadline- 10 November 2018
The British Council is the UK’s international for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body
British Council invites applications for the position of Human Resources Officer.    

Number of Position/s- 01
Contract Duration- 24 months

Purpose of the role:

To provide quality administrative and management support to the HR operation in compliance with all aspects of Human Resources tasks, including Learning & Development, Performance Management, Recruitment, Induction and other day to day operational tasks.

Main Accountabilities:
  • To carry out pre-employment checks including preparing draft contracts, ensuring reference checks, medical examinations etc have been completed before new recruits start work.
  • To support the HR manager to ensure that new starters receive induction and follow up on post induction.
  • Follow up with staff for completion of the mandatory trainings and update the staff training database including individual training records
  • Supporting HR team in the development and implementation of the learning and development plan 
  • Update and maintain individual HR personal files, including certificates and salary updates.
  • Manage both the offline staff information database and the online HR database with updated people information
  • Be compliant by ensuring all necessary HR policies, records, documents and recruitment records are filled properly in both printed and soft copies
  • Work with line managers to ensure all corporate procedures are followed during staff exit.
  • Supports employees and managers to apply British Council policies and procedures consistently, fairly and to ensure no unjustified discrimination

And is required to have the following skills and experience
  • Graduate in any discipline. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of general HR management process.
  • Some formal/informal work experience in HR in an organisational capacity will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of recruitment process and HR data and record management will be helpful
We can offer 
  • Monthly salary BDT 46,809 (Consolidated).
  • Transport allowance of BDT 9,000 per month plus other benefits according to the organisation’s policy
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Experience of working in an international includes good work life balance and flexible working hours 

Application Pack

Role Profile.pdf
BC Behaviours
Core Skills.pdf               

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. No hard copies of the application will be accepted.  

Submission deadline 10 November 2018

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