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Human Resources Manager
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
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Human Resources
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Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Job Title: Human Resources Manager Department: Human Resources Location: Algiers - Algeria Contract Duration: 1-year Fixed Term contract with renewable option Number of Posts: 1 Post Grade: G - PB6 Salary: 132,000 DZ/month Closing date: 22 February 2020

About Us:

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.

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.

Role purpose


To deploy in-depth, applied understanding of complex procedures within HR functional support discipline to deliver high quality and efficient service to staff in general and management in particular.


Main opportunities/challenges for this role


The role holder will cover the full spectrum of HR activities including providing advice and guidance on complex and sensitive employee relations matters and escalating as necessary. The HR manager is to provide a comprehensive HR service which ensures that managers and employees are equipped with best practice to foster a high-performance culture. They will work together with the HR Manager and the local Leadership team for identifying potential resourcing solutions, providing input on induction, Talent and performance management, and supporting and coaching managers on employee relations.


They will implement and communicate HR policies and procedures in line with British Council standards, values, and operational business objectives as well as with local labour law.

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Equality Statement:

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, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.   All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

Child Protection:

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 matter - 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.