Announcement Number: Pristina-2020-010
Hiring Agency: Embassy Pristina
Position Title: Human Resources Specialist - All Interested Applicants
Open Period: 12/14/2020 - 01/04/2021Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series/Grade: LE - 0305 10
Salary: EUR €29,105
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40h / week
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Promotion Potential Explanation: Grade 10
Duty Location(s): 1 in Pristina, KV
Telework Eligible: No
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
• All Interested Applicants / All Sources
For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for these positions will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-5.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
• Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is:
Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
Serves as a senior principal advisor to the HRO on a myriad of complex issues related to Human Resources Development. Is responsible for the supervision and performance of the full range of personnel functions (LE Staff and American Services) at post. This includes recruitment and onboarding of employees including third-country nationals, if necessary; preparation of all types of personnel actions; placement and promotion of local employees, resignations and disciplinary actions; submission of classification requests of local positions to Regional Classification Center (RCC); participation in local wage surveys; maintenance of position control records for ICASS; staffing patterns; personnel records and files; and the preparation of periodic and non-recurring reports. Also, oversees personnel for American employees including the processing of incoming and outgoing personnel. Supervision of subordinates is generally a component of these positions.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human resource management is required, plus at least one year of supervisory experience is required.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business Administration is required.
Fluent English reading/writing/speaking is required. This may be tested.
Fluent Albanian reading/writing/speaking is required. Good working knowledge of Serbian speaking is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
Skills in using tools such as MClass, Overseas Personnel Systems (OPS), and Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service and organizational skills
Good managerial skill, a personality which inspires confidence in local national employees and permits the maintenance of effective working relationships with employees and supervisors.