France HR Officer

  • Contract
  • France
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Relief International

We are currently recruiting a HR Officer to join our team in Montrouge, Paris.

This is a hybrid position, open to candidates based in France, offering a salary of circa. €35,000 Euro per annum.

At Relief International, we are committed to building a representative, inclusive and authentic workplace. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from minoritized backgrounds those who bring lived experience of the contexts in which we work.

Note you must have the right to work in your home-based location and that national terms and conditions will apply.

This role is classified as requiring standard pre-employment checks.

About Relief International.

Relief International (RI) works in 15 countries globally to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.

About the Opportunity.

The HR Officer will support the Global Support Office (GSO) HR Team with proactive and efficient administrative support, and work with the GSO HR Manager to provide a high quality onboarding process for new joiners. This will include administration of RI’s onboarding processes; checking and verifying due diligence in the hiring and contracting process; maintaining employee profiles and staff files and providing an ‘HR helpdesk’ service to GSO staff.

In addition, the HR Officer will apply their knowledge and experience of employment practices and regulations in France to support the full employee life cycle of staff employed by RI France, working closely with the Director of RI France and the Chief HR Officer.

Your responsibilities will be

  • Support with recruitment in France, advising on JDs, supporting translations, participating in interviews and engaging with job boards, agencies and networks as required.
  • Oversee the onboarding of French staff, and ensure relevant information is shared with French payroll providers.
  • Ensure all departing French staff are de-registered as required.
  • Manage the French office and relationship with landlord.
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of France.
  • Ensure employee data in the Human Resources Information system (HRIS) is up-to-date and accurate, and reflects any changes in employment status or contracts.

About You.
You will bring the following experience and skills.

  • Passionate HR Professional, with relevant HR experience in France.
  • Good knowledge of French labour law, HR practices and employment institutions.
  • Fluent French and English language skills.
  • Experience of working with HR information systems.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills, with superb attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively with a dispersed workforce, and build professional relationships across cultures and time zones
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Experience working within the humanitarian or development sector desirable
  • Formal HR qualification or part-qualification desirable
  • Proficiency with MS Sharepoint desirable

Research shows that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs, unless they meet every single requirement. If you’re excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align with every criteria described, we encourage you to apply anyway, you could be exactly what we need!

How to apply

To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page.

  • You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter.
  • The cover letter should be two pages, and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

Closing date: 24 June 2024

As a humanitarian organization, Relief International is committed to the safeguarding of all those we come into contact with through our work. We are committed to the core humanitarian principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold the values and behaviors outlined in the Code of Conduct.

Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references, and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.

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