Vacancy for HR Assistant in Baku, Azerbaijan


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Are you our new HR Assistant?

The ICRC Delegation in Azerbaijan is seeking experienced, highly motivated, and qualified candidate for the position of HR Assistant to fulfil this new position as soon as possible.

Main Responsibilities:

Under the close supervision of the HR Officer, the HR Assistant will assist the HR Officer in carrying out administrative work and preparing and updating documents for delivering HR services, in line with the ICRC’s and delegation’s policies and the applicable laws and regulations.

 Provides general secretarial and administrative support (updating staff files and contracts, handling correspondence, registration and filing, ID cards, etc.)
 Archive the old files as per prevailing guidelines;
 Provides administrative follow-up for recruitment and training activities.
 Ensures that information on HR issues under their responsibility is shared within the rest of the delegation.
 Keeps records (e.g. absences) and ensures that HR data is of good quality and kept up to date, particularly regarding salary.
 Carries out procedures related to local HR practice, taxes and social security.
 May assist local or regional learning and development staff with administrative work.
 Translates documents from English to Azeri and reverse, when necessary;
 Administration of medical and compulsory insurance issues.

Minimum required knowledge & experience:

 High education (University or Institute; knowledge and experience on working in E-gov system in terms of labor relations will be an asset.
 Atleast 2 years’ work experience in administration and documentation.
 Flexible approach to manage and prioritize high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
 Very good knowledge of spoken and written English and Azerbaijani; Russian is an asset.
 Computer literate, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
 Ability to meet deadlines.

This is a full-time position with the duty station in Baku. Occasional travel to Barda may be required.


If you consider to have all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please send your CV in English, a motivation letter in English and copies of diplomas/certificates to the e-mail with subject line indicating “HR Assistant

Deadline for receiving applications: Close of business Monday 23th of July, 2018