HR Assistant (for Philippines Nationals Only)

International Committee of the Red Cross

The HR Assistant assists the HR team in carrying out administrative work mainly focused on support on talent acquisition, data entry for payroll, and HR Administration files. S/he prepares and updates documents for delivering HR services autonomously, in line with the ICRC’s and delegation’s policies and the applicable laws and regulations.


  • Supports in launching job vacancies for Manila-based positions and ensures new hires are properly onboarded; recruits for other functions (day workers, interns, etc.)
  • Encodes payroll data received from HR Service Providers (HRSP) in the Sub-delegations into the payroll software and generates payroll reports for submission to Finance or for use of the HRSPs
  • Acts as the Information Management focal point for the HR team, ensuring that the Services Task Management (STM) Database, as well as Sharepoint, are updated and organized
  • Processes requests for HR documents, employee IDs, etc., and records staff absences and overtime in the absence management system
  • Ensures timely and accurate filing of all HR files, and regularly updates the team’s tracking tools


  • University degree in Psychology, Human Resources, or relevant field
  • At least 4 years’ relevant work experience
  • Computer Proficiency in MS Office applications; Advanced proficiency in Excel is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in payroll ERP is a strong advantage
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills


  • A meaningful career within an international humanitarian setup
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunities for continued learning and development

How to apply

Qualified applicants are requested to submit by email to: [email protected] until 06 December 2022*.

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

Please clearly indicate in the subject line: SURNAME First name – MAN HR Assistant (Resume & Cover Letter).

Work location: 17th Floor, NEX Tower, 6786 Ayala Avenue, Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City

Contract duration: Open-ended

Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

** Only candidates with complete documents (resume and cover letter) will be processed.

** Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is successfully filled.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

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Closing date: 6-Dec-22