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Job Title:
Human Resources Assistant (m/f/d)

The starting yearly salary for this full-time position is 37,694 EUR gross and could increase to up to 51,914 EUR depending on employee performance. In addition, the employee receives a 13th month salary, will be entitled to 30 days of vacation per year, and will benefit of an employer’s contribution to the pension plan.

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week)




Closing date for applications:
25-10-2019 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the direction of the Human Resources (HR) Officer, provides HR services for over 100 locally engaged staff from Berlin for Berlin, Düsseldorf and Munich. Performs a variety of administrative tasks related to personnel services for locally engaged staff, assists the HR Officer in recruitment and induction actions, supports the administration of LES benefits and performs other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened on the essential qualifications below and must demonstrate in their cover letter/c.v. how they meet these criteria. Only those candidates who meet all the Essential Requirements and demonstrate this clearly within their application will then proceed to the next stage of the process.

The essential qualifications are:
- Post-secondary degree, diploma, apprenticeship (or equivalent) or higher
- Minimum of 1 year of recent work experience in Human Resources, including work experience in an international work environment, and work experience in organising and coordinating trainings.
- Professional level (oral and written) of German
- Professional level (oral and written) of English
- Oral and reading comprehension of French

Candidates must also meet the Rated Requirements shown below, which will be assessed through any of the following: cover letter, written test, oral communication, interview and reference checks.

The rated requirements are:
- Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
- Excellent organisational skills including setting priorities
- Proven resilience and ability to work under pressure
- Flexibility
- Adaptability
- Judgement
- Client focus
- Attention to detail
- Discretion
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Good knowledge of common MS office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Good knowledge of German social security regulations
- Good knowledge of German labour law

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications. Candidates must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their cover letter.

The Asset qualifications are:
- Good level (oral and written) of French
- Knowledge of MS Visio

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
- Willingness to work overtime on occasion and on short notice
- Willingness to work on public holidays on occasion

Condition(s) of Employment:
- Ability to obtain an enhanced reliability clearance
- Work permit for Germany

Area of selection:
This position is open to individuals who are eligible to live and work in Germany, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date. The selected candidate must provide a local address as proof of residence at offer stage. The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor. Please note: the Embassy or Consulate do not directly or indirectly sponsor work permits. You must show a proof that you have the required work permit at application stage.

Important Notes:
How to apply:
- Please complete the online application form and submit your c.v. in English or French. Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their c.v. how they meet all essential (and asset) qualifications. Please include in your c.v. document the name, title, telephone and email address of at least two people whom we could contact about your previous work experience. Please include in your c.v. document also copies of any certificates of employment from your last place of work and copies of certificates of education, including any relevant certificates of language proficiency by creating one pdf document.
- Please submit a cover letter in English or French explaining why you are interested in the position and how your previous experience applies to this position. Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter how they meet all essential (and asset) qualifications.
- Important note: Our application tool allows to upload two documents only. This should be your c.v. and your cover letter. Please make sure that you include all requested additional information and copies of certificates, etc. in the c.v. as described above.

Important notes:
- Please note that the Embassy or Consulate of Canada does not sponsor work permits directly or indirectly. You must have a work permit for Germany at the stage of your application
- Our application tool allows to upload two documents only. This should be your c.v. and your cover letter. Please make sure that you include all requested additional information and copies of certificates etc. in your c.v. as described above.
- Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
- Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users.
- Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessment. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
- Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
- The Embassy or Consulate of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
- If candidates need any special assistance in terms of attending exams or interviews then please let us know before the application process.
- The results of this competition will be also used to establish an eligibility list to staff similar positions for a determinate and indeterminate period on a full-time or part-time basis or emergency employment.

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