Human Resources Officer, Korea (KOR-1760)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
South Korea
Location
Seoul
Department
Human Resources
Job Category
HR
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Contract: 1 year (renewable) | Location: Seoul, Korea | Salary: Pay band 4 (from KRW 2,782,083 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 23 January 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

British Council Korea currently operates in 6 locations in Seoul; City Hall, Euljiro, Mokdong, Seocho, Gangnam, and Jamsil. We are one of the biggest among the global network with thousands of adult and young learner students at any one time.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

In line with the business expansion, Human Resources Officer will play a vital role in supporting teaching staff who are one of the key resources in running the Teaching Centre in Korea. The role will ensure that the services provided in country are consistent with global HR policies and processes, reflect local policy frameworks, and are high quality and efficient.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take part in the recruitment of teaching staff, including liaison with hiring managers and support the overall recruitment process. You will able to draft and issue contracts according to the confirmation by the regional recruitment team and HR Business Partner for new teachers and provide advanced notices to Middle Managers and Academic Managers to confirm existing teachers’ contract extension on a regular basis

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be considered, you should have university education and at least 3 years of experience in administration environment. You should also have written and oral communications skills in English (equivalent to IELTS 6.5) and excellent written and oral communication skills in Korean. Knowledge of Korean labour laws and practice and visa regulations would be advantageous.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

This is an interesting, absorbing role where you can work to support us building awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

 

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation 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.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.