Baytna Syria seeks HR Manager in Turkey

JOB for (Syrians with a valid residency permit or Turkish nationals only)

Closing date: 14 Jul 2017

Baytna Syria was launched in 2013 as a networking, training, and grant-making facility for Syrian civil society organizations, offering support to CSOs based inside Syria and the neighbouring countries.

Baytna Syria is seeking to recruit a Human Resources Manager (HRM) to develop & lead the HR functions at Baytna Syria

Contract Type and Length: Long term employment

Candidate starting Date: ASAP

Job Location: Gaziantep, Turkey

Job Ref: BSHR.V06.17

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintains and continuously improves the HR system within the organization and ensures compliance with values, goals and operational standards
  2. Continuously reviews and adapts HR policies and procedures and ensures proper implementation
  3. Maintains full employee records and manages payroll
  4. Leads conflict resolution within the organization and maintains records of all complaints
  5. Develop tools and templates for employee appraisals, training needs and vacation tracking
  6. Leads the recruitment function in identification of suitable candidates for open positions and assigning appropriate pay grade
  7. Leads employee development plans and provides recommendations to senior management
  8. Ensures an amicable and professional work atmosphere is maintained at all times
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in business management / human resources or any other relevant field of study. An MBA is a plus.
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience in human resources with at least 2 years in a managerial position
  • Ability to work in a team and to sometimes tight deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Very good mastering of English and Arabic (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of and expertise in HR theory
  • Excellent knowledge of Turkish and Syrian labor laws
  • Ability to communicate with people outside the organisation, representing the organisation to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail
  • Ability to create new ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including creative contributions
  • Proficient in use of computer applications related to the tasks
  • Experience of working with local NGOs, INGOs and government bodies would be an advantage



Please send your CV and cover letter via-email to [email protected] by 14 July 2017 and include the Vacancy Reference number in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Baytna Syria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.