Officer, HR Business Partner, Office of Human Resources (10000343)

Reports to: Director, HR Business Partner, Office of Human Resources    

Purpose: The job holder will work in coordination with the director of human resource business partner to liaise any request between the designated areas and the human resources office. He/she will handle a variety of HR-related duties to ensure high-quality business support is provided to the area heads in alignment with the university’s human resource strategies, policies, processes and procedures.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the organizational structure of all offices within the designated area(s)
  • Maintain and keep all job descriptions updated within the designated area(s) to ensure having an updated database
  • Act as the HR focal point for the designated area(s)
  • Handle the HR process for recruitment by consistently:
    • Posting vacancy announcements
    • Screening resumes
    • Shortlisting candidates
    • Arranging for Interviews and English exam
    • Preparing the necessary recruitment paperwork to finalize appointment and securing approvals
  • Handle inquiries and offer required assistance in the performance appraisal cycle for the designated area(s)
  • Create and maintain an efficient filing system for all historical and current records
  • Maintains and updates the SAP transactions for Organization Management Module with any necessary data related to any changes in Organizational Structure. These include, but not limited to:
    • Creation of new organization unit(s) and new position(s),
    • Update status of positions (vacant, eliminated, frozen, released, filled)
    • Update of position’s relationships; i.e. reporting lines
  • Provide the Director of HR Business Partner with periodic progress reports on all operational work including the status of projects in pipeline & recruitment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by direct supervisor


Minimum Education Requirement:  

  • University degree in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification in human resources


  • Minimum of seven  years of experience and at least four years in human resource, preferably in a multi-cultural environment with particular emphasis on Human Resources practices and applications
  • Experience staffing/recruiting within an education industry is an asset


  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community
  • High attention to details, ability to prioritize while handling the pressure and sensitivity to confidential information
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic, both written and spoken
  • Effective team player
  • Computer literate, including demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, Org Plus and SAP is a plus


This position is open until October 15, 2019


 Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, send an updated and detailed resume to, stating 10000343 Officer, HR Business Partner, Office of Human Resourcesin the subject line.


“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”