U.S. Consulate General, Karachi
Supervisory Human Resources Assistant
Posted date 21st November, 2023 Last date to apply 5th December, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Human Resource
Salary USD $10,397 /Per Year
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 4 years Maximum Age 64 years
Status Closed

U.S. Mission Pakistan is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the Supervisory Human Resources Assistant position in U.S. Consulate General, Karachi.

Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent is the senior Local Employee (LE) Human Resources (HR) professional at the consulate and serves as principal advisor to the Management Officer on current Human Resources (HR) operations, issues, and benefits, as well as historical practices and cultural issues pertaining to locally employed (LE) staff and USDH. Provides leadership and vision to manage the full range of HR functions performed at post and supervise post’s human resource and payroll activities. The incumbent performs duties with great latitude, independence and with minimal supervision. Provides full range of administrative support to United States Direct Hires (USDH) Management Officer, including special projects. Provides Urdu translation for Management and Staff Notices, SharePoint oversight for HR, and interfaces with other sections on various management tasks, e.g. ensuring that records are automated to the extent possible to reduce exposure in the event of an evacuation. The incumbent directly supervises two HR assistants and one HR Clerk. The incumbent is also responsible for administering post’s HR programs (Recruitment, Benefits, Payroll, Training, Classification, Performance Management, Position Management, Disciplinary, Policy development, Official Residence Expenses (ORE) staff Contracts, etc). The incumbent coordinates and consults with counterparts in Islamabad on HR issues, including disciplinary actions, training, awards, (Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issues, and with Global Financial Services (GFS) on American payroll issues.  

Qualification Requirements:

Education: Completion of college or university studies (14 years of education) is required.

Experience: Minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible human resources experience is required. One (1) year of supervisory experience is also required.

Job Knowledge: The incumbent should have extensive knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems. Should have thorough knowledge of local labor and social security laws. The incumbent should have knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as Microsoft Office Applications, managing files and records, designing forms, and workplace terminology. Should have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.  Should have knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. The incumbent should have knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Skills And Abilities: The incumbent must be tactful and able to maintain confidentiality. possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to maintain effective working relationships with employees and supervisors. Skills and abilities may be tested. 

All applications must be submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to be considered. To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Pakistan and to apply online, please visit this page Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) . For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs/current-vacancies/).

Required Documents:

All applicants must upload/attach below supporting documents. Application without required documents will not be considered.

  • Educational Documents: Include academic certificates (Matric, Intermediate & Bachelors, or University degree certificate)/transcript/diploma/Vocational training certificates/detailed mark sheet/school leaving certificate and/or any other related document.
  • Experience Documents: Include professional and job-related experience certificates/letters of all previous and current work experiences or any other proof (e.g., last drawn salary slip/appointment letter etc.) of current employment.
  • Driver's License: Driving licenses (new & old (if any)).

U.S. Mission Pakistan will not bear any travel expenses for testing, interviews, pre-employment clearances (if selected) or relocation for joining.

To apply for this position, click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs/current-vacancies/).