HR Executive
South Asia
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 4 / FCTC 353,500 INR per annum plus benefits / No. of positions: 1 / Duration: 1 Year FTC / Location: Delhi / Mumbai / Chennai / Kolkata / Applicants must have the legal right to work in India / Closing Date: 25 August 2019 (23:59 UK time)
The British Council is the UK’s international organization 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. The South Asia region is of high priority for the UK and includes India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Iran (non-represented) and Nepal.

To Provide support in Human Resources operating within clear guidelines, subject to some direct supervision. Responsible for routine HR tasks. Interaction with others to provide and act upon simple requests for information. This role holder is also required to do parts of the role of HRBA North India.

Essential criteria: ·
  • Some experience of understanding and using best practice in HR processes and systems        
  • May have some relevant work experience or equivalent vocational training with regard to their work processes.
  • Knowledge of a range of standard computer software.
Desirable criteria: ·         
  • Experience in HR.
  • Management in a medium to large organization.
  • Experience of working in a multi culture organization.
  • Relevant experience.
Work with us and we will support you to try new ideas, and develop your skills, knowledge and career.  

Please refer to the role profile for accountabilities, responsibilities, main duties and essential requirements. For further information please see the documents below: 

Role Profile.pdf
BC Behaviors.pdf
Core Skills.pdf

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  • Location for this role will be Delhi / Mumbai / Chennai / Kolkata.         
  • The role would be for 1 year fixed term contract duration.
  • As per India Recruitment Policy (applicable to internal staff only) - “Staff on fixed term or indefinite contract must have completed 1 year in their current post in order to be eligible for applying against internal vacancies”.  
  • Additionally: If you are applying for a job in another location, this will be considered as voluntary relocation and not an Organization initiated transfer. 

  • Free library membership  
  • The Council provides 14 Public Holidays each year which is published at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Annual leave entitlement is 21 working days in a year ·         
  • Hours of work including 1-hour lunch break will be 40 hours per week. The British Council Division may at its discretion vary these timings as the needs of the Division dictate. ·         
  • BCD has a Group Medical Insurance policy of INR 500,000 as a family floater amount ·         

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects. Together, we can do more.  

If you are interested and feel you are suitable for the role, please apply by 25 August 2019­­­­­­­ (23:59 UK time). 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Our policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

British Council has a fundamental duty of care towards all children we engage with including a duty to protect them from abuse (Abuse falls into four categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect). In the context of our work, child protection therefore means putting in all reasonable measures in our activity planning and work practices to protect children engaging in British Council activities from abuse. We believe in establishing a child safe environment one that has a careful and thorough staff selection process, child friendly policies, clear guidelines and management systems in place.