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Re-advertised Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Somalia (Somalia)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Somalia (Somalia)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7825

Job Title: Re-advertised Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

Job Description


The International Rescue Committee has been working in Somalia since 2006, providing essential services to conflict and disaster affected communities. The IRC has been operational in Central Somalia (Mudug and Galgadud regions) and Mogadishu implementing interventions in the areas of livelihood, WASH, Governance and peacebuilding, GBV, Nutrition, education and health reaching out to more than 200,000 conflict and drought affected people.


Reporting to the HR/Admin Officer, the Human Resource and Administration Assistant will offer support services in Human Resource Management and Administration at the IRC Mogadishu office and has strong working link with HR Country office and other IRC Somalia offices.

 Specific responsibilities include:

 Record keeping

  •  Assist the HR/Admin Officer to maintain up-to-date records (forms, approvals, requisitions) for all staff in relation to
  • Personnel files.
  •  Recruitment documents.
  • Leave reports.
  • Time sheets.
  • Training requests and reports.
  • Performance Management reports.
  • Benefits enrollment forms.
  • Payroll documentation.
  • Exit reports
  • Provide employee all policy papers for their acknowledgement when first reporting to work and.
  •  Avail performance setting forms to the new hires.
  • Keep the employee’s records in locked place and keep all key accessible only by authorized staff.
  • Prepare the orientation schedule for new staff.
  • Ensure timesheets are submitted on a timely manner in Mogadishu office and the same is forwarded to Country office on time.
  • Updating the time sheet tracking schedule on a monthly basis and sharing with the line manager/ Country HR/ Admin Department by the 20th.
  •  Collect staff annual leave plan and avail leave forms/ tracker by sharing to the HR/ Admin officer in monthly basis..
  • support HR/Admin Officer in recruitment


  •  Updating the flight schedule board ensuring all staff and visitors are aware of who or when they are scheduled to travel.
  • Supervise office cleaners and cook assigning their duties and monitoring/guiding in the workplace..
  • Assist HR/Admin Officer in preparing staff payroll, MoH seconded staff payroll and incentive staff payroll.
  • Liaising with receiving office to ensure advance hotel reservations and pick up of staff and visitors at the Airport .
  • Establishing and maintaining staff and partners/stakeholders contact information  .
  • Organizing staff meetings and taking/producing minutes and forward HR/Admin Officer and Field Lead.
  • Make travel arrangements, booking of flights and hotel accommodation for visitors, update the supply chain on any airport transfers, do other booking appointments such as the meeting room for staff as requested.
  • Managing internal and external telephone conversation with billing payments.
  • Establishing and maintaining staff and partners/stakeholders contact information
  • Organizing staff meetings and taking/producing minutes and forward to line manager.
  • Supervise the guesthouse smooth running; cleaning, meals and support to visitors keeping register of guesthouse use;
  • Monitoring of general cleanness of the office, and ensure all garages are collated on weekly basis through the cleaning company.
  • Maintain box/register of guesthouse and office key issuance.
  • Keep orders of all stationeries and cleaning materials used in Mogadishu office and get monthly stock reports from Supply Chain Department.
  • Ensuring utility bills/invoices (rent, Hotel payments, Flight etc.) are paid on a timely manner
  • Monitor, and report all office and guesthouse repair needs for upkeep
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


  • Diploma in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in HRM, in an NGO set up
  • Excellent in English and Somali both speaking & writing
  • Knowledge on labor laws.
  • Good computer skills.


  • Commitment, punctuality, proactive, a good team player, ability to work under difficult conditions in the field, trustworthy, honesty, etc.
  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.

    Standards of Professional Conduct:The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

  • Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

    The applications will be closed on 29 January 2020 at 11:59 pm

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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