HR Specialist

Overview of the role:

This job role’s responsibilities include supporting the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.

Responsibilities of this role:
  • Prepare and review compensation and benefits packages
  • Administer health and life insurance programs
  • Implement training and development plans
  • Plan quarterly and annual performance reviews
  • Inform employees about additional benefits they’re eligible for
  • Update employee records with new hire information and/or changes in employment status
  • Maintain organisational charts and detailed job descriptions along with salary records
  • Forecast hiring needs and ensure the recruitment process runs smoothly
  • Develop and implement HR policies throughout the organisation
  • Monitor budgets by department
  • Process employees’ queries and respond in a timely manner
  • Stay up-to-date and comply with changes in labour legislation.
Required skills and qualifications:
  • Degree in psychology, human resources or related
  • At least 1 to 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of HR functions and best practices
  • Good knowledge of labour legislation, payroll process and organisational development
  • Familiarity with the recruitment process
  • Knowledge of applicant tracking systems and human resources information systems
  • Proficient in MS Office and Google apps
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.