Human Resources Assistant
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Location:Agouza/Fixed term contract 1 year (renewable)/Payband:J salary 3856 / Closing date:15 December 23:59 UK Time

British Council Egypt is recruiting Human Resources Assistant to  provide administrative support in smooth functioning and efficient operation of all the key HR functions in relation to people management by performing a wide range of administrative tasks to corporate standard.  To support HR department in effective people management & service delivery with an aim to serve staff and external stake holders.

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.

Main Duties:

 Record Management/ Filing
Ensure staff Personnel files are opened for new staff and are maintained to meet the British Council standards in filling and audit requirements.
Ensure staff contact details are up to date this involves updating various HR and security records.
Sending Leavers Personnel files and recruitment records to British Council Offsite storage- Infofort.
Ensure all HR letters are duly signed and are filled.
Arrange photocopying, scanning and storing of documents as required.

Talent Acquisition:
Provide comprehensive administrative support in recruitment and selection processes for Egypt.
Contact candidates and coordinate with the HR team in scheduling/re-scheduling and organizing interviews.
Prepare Employment Contracts for new hires.
Aligns with PRO for obtaining/renewing expatriates work permits and their family residence permits.
Aligns with PRO for all local comers registration & de-registration from Social Insurance.
Maintains check lists for hiring and end of employments.

Trainings & event management
Provide administrative and logistic support in organizing HR events, meetings, trainings
Coordinating the Induction for new comers as per assigned by HR officer.
Coordinate with relevant department to book venues, arrange food and transport as required.

Performance & Reward Management
Filling the Performance Appraisal forms after signature.
Compile the training needs mentioned in the Performance Appraisal Form in an excel sheet.

HR Analytics & Information Systems
Updates HRIS consistently as required and generate reports when required.

Provide support across the department, as delegated by Head HR, HR Manager & HR Officers, to ensure the team operates flexibly and efficiently

 For more information on the post before applying please check the below documents:

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 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.