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HR and Administrative Officer - Zahedan Based - Iran Nationals Only

Tehrān (Iran)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Tehrān (Iran)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-10

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About NRC
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, food security, livelihoods, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 6000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. NRC runs the world’s largest standby rosters NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs

NRC in the Islamic Republic Iran
NRC started operations in Iran in 2012. We currently deliver humanitarian assistance in 9 provinces in the sectors of Education, Food Security and livelihoods, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Shelter construction, as well as Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA). We co-lead several technical inter-agency working groups and provide capacity building to humanitarian partners in country. Next to our programs, NRC Iran also built an advocacy unit to develop joint messages and initiatives amongst INGOs to improve rights of the displaced.
Following several recent breakthroughs, NRC Iran is
scaling up substantially its activities in support of the Government of Iran efforts towards an estimated 3,6 million Afghans residing in country and is expanding its programme unit.

About the position: HR/Admin Officer for NRC Iran- (Zahedan)
NRC is now seeking for a dedicated/experienced HR/Admin Officer to achieve quality support function in Iran. The HR/Admin Officer will support all HR/Admin activities under supervision of Emergency and Early Recovery Manager in Zahedan.

Our ideal Candidate
Are you NRC’s future HR/Admin Officer in Iran? NRC has a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated, hard worker and analytical thinker with a proven track record of efficient in Human Resource /Administration field to achieve quality in support function

Generic responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Promote the rights of refugees and displaced in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Identify and report protection needs and gaps, explore and propose new and safer ways to assist

Specific responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility of office management and multi-purpose center in coordination with local partners (example: payment of utility bills, office rented contract management, office supplies)
  • Ensure compiling of proper individual files for NRC employees at office level in coordination with country office
  • Follow up of staff attendance and administration (leave, absence) at office level in coordination with country office
  • Support SB team in organizing field visits (e.g., flight booking, accommodation, and other travel arrangements)
  • Contribute to documentation and communication of information for internal and external use
  • Responsible for recruitment of staff in SB following NRC handbook, guidelines and procedures
  • Prepare accurate monthly payroll for NRC employees at office level in coordination with country office.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Farsi

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Ability to conduct multitasks and function independently
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in an admin and HR related field
  • Experience in working with Government and familiarity with the environment of INGOs and Local NGOs in Iran
  • limited supervision
  • Strong ability to provide high quality professional reports and letters in English and Farsi within short deadlines
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Computer proficiency including MS office (word, excel)
  • Good sense of humor is an asset
We Offer
Duty Station: Tehran
Contract duration/until: End of 2019 with extension possibility.
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and condition


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