HR Officer

Equity & Empowerment Organisation

Employee Type: Regular

Employee Category: Full Time

Report to: Operations Manager

About Equity & Empowerment:

EE is a non-governmental, non-profit civil society organization operating primarily in Syria and in neighboring countries. We are a group of women and men who believe in gender equity in the social, economic, and political arenas. Thus, we work to achieve gender equality and equal participation of women in all life sides, and stand against any form of discrimination.

Job Purpose

S/he has the overall responsibility for implementing the recruitment process from the moment of determining the need for a vacancy according to the annual employment plan or exceptional vacancies to the moment of signing the contract, in addition to participating in the process of training & development plan, implementing it and studying its impact and participating in the periodic performance management process. S/he will follow up the employees’ personnel files too.

Key Responsibilities

1. Recruitment & Selection:

  • To announce vacancies, conduct interviews, and select the best candidates.
  • To formulate, and amend job descriptions & job specifications.
  • To check references about the candidates for the positions and ensure the authenticity of the information provided in the CV.
  • To prepare pre-tests for applicants to fill positions in coordination with the technical head of departments.
  • To prepare and develop an orientation and mentoring program for new employees.
  • To interview the resigned employee, evaluate the reasons for leaving the work, problems that hinder its continuation, and knowing ways to treat it.

2. Training & Development:

  • To study the training needs of the employees, set and implement the annual training plan for the entire team, and measure the impact of these procedures.
  • To develop relationships with training bodies in coordination with the Communications Department and provide information on their training programs.

3. Performance Management Process:

  • To implement the performance appraisal process and its interviews periodically with program and department managers (bi-annually)
  • To study their results related to promotions, termination of service, and clarification of gaps that may be filled with training or other methods (structures – procedures …)

4. Compliance:

  • To support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems.
  • To provide counseling on policies and procedures.
  • To support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • To maintain employee records (attendance, payroll, data…. etc.) according to policy and legal requirements.
  • To review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance.

5. Sub-tasks related to:

  • To supervise the process of training cadres in the branches and the field
  • To submit a monthly report on the proper progress of work and its problems.

Note: the above-mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Other future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department’s organizational chart.

Qualification (Education/Work Experience/Languages)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Economics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Three years at least of work experience.
  • Good Command of the Arabic Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).
  • Good Command of the English Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).


  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Economics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 5 years at least of work experience.
  • Good Command of the Turkish Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).
  • Turkish Nationals.


Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Accountability
  • Creativity, Flexibility
  • Stakeholder Orientation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Technological Awareness

Managerial Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Building Trust
  • Vision
  • Managing Performance
  • Empowering Others
  • Judgment/Decision-making.

Technical Competencies:

  • Remote Management
  • Good understanding of complex emergency interventions and crisis contexts.
  • Proficiency in M.S Office
  • Human resources knowledge background
  • Critical thinking
  • Relationship Management
  • Learning Impact Assessment

How to apply

EE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EE considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

EE has a Zero-Tolerance commitment against any violations that are related to PSEAH, SG, Fraud, Money Laundering, Terrorism, Humanitarian Principles, and other sensitive issues.

If you are interested, please fill out the employment form at this link

Kindly be informed that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and the position may be closed before, in the case of finding a qualified candidate, due to the urgency of the position.

Deadline: 29 Feb 2024

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