The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) announces the need for recruiting a Human Resources Officer in PCHR’s main office based in Gaza City.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Assists in coordinating activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees.
  2. Participates in performance evaluation and verifies employees performance.
  3. Identifies staff development and training needs, ensures that training is obtained, and responsible for the development or selection of training materials.
  4. Ensures proper labor relations and conditions of employment.
  5. Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondences relative to the work.
  6. Supervises and participates in activities such as the classification of positions, job analyses, and evaluation of applicants, research, compensation studies, labor relations and recruitment.
  7. Responsible for the processing of personnel transactions, payrolls, personnel record-keeping, insurance, retirement …etc
  8. Directs staff in overall personnel administration, including appointments, promotions, transfers, demotions, suspensions, layoffs, and dismissals.
  9. Applies the laws, regulations, and principles of equal employment opportunities and affirmative action to personnel situations.
  10. Directs staff on grievances and other complaints originating from individual related work situations or work environment.
  11. Develops information systems to assist in department management decisions.


Education, Experience and Skills:           


  • A university degree in Management or Business Administration (MBA degree is an advantage).
  • Minimum of three-year management experience, preferably at NGOs.
  • Experience & knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management, including functions such as job classification, job analysis & design, placement, orientation, performance appraisal, compensation, training and employee relations.
  • Excellent English language (written and spoken).
  • Advanced level of business correspondences in English as a special purpose language
  • Excellent IT skills.       
  • Excellent verbal & non-verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as a part of a team.


  • Diplomacy, tact & negotiation skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Problem solving and research skills.


Note: Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes to: no later than Thursday, 22 December 2016.  The selected candidate undergoes a 3-month probation; after which, he/she  will sign a contract annually renewed unless one of or the two parties terminates the contract.