Location Experience
New Delhi 7 Years

ICRIER Invites Applications for the HR Officer (HRO)

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) is looking to hire a full-time HR Officer to be part of a team that is responsible for for communicating the organization’s vision, mission and values to all staff, providing them with the information they need to synchronize their actions with the organization’s objectives. S/He is required to work with the leadership team to effectively deliver results through people strategy in all HR domains of Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, and staff development and management. The incumbent will be responsible for creating systems and processes for effectively managing human resources and supporting the faculty without sacrificing compliance with policies, systems, and procedures in all areas of operations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates with an MBA/Post-Graduate degree/diploma in HR or related field.
  • At least 7 years of experience in HR of which at least 3-5 years should have been in a managerial position.
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically and play an advisory role for the Leadership Team.
  • Good understanding of statutory compliances, labour laws, and HR practices.
    Leadership skills, including the ability to supervise and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal in English
  • Excellent team player with a commitment to team building. Motivates and supports peers and team members where appropriate.
  • Experience in learning and development initiatives and the ability to deliver training.
  • Outstanding listening, consulting, facilitation, and diagnostic skills.
    Liasoning and representation skills.
  • Problem-solving, decision-making, and delegation skills – ability to prioritize and manage conflicting priorities

Job Description 

  • Develop strategy, processes, and standards for recruiting, selection, and staffing activities including manpower planning and contracting.
  • Ensure that appropriate grading & salary structures are in place to recruit, retain and motivate staff, congruent with the organization’s desired culture.
  • Identify and shortlist effective/relevant CVs for any position in line with the approved JD with an overall objective of finding the best fit for the position and follow-up approval from competent authority where required.
  • Lead the exit process and support the teams with the analysis around attrition in consultation with the leadership teams.
  • Support respective thematic leads in hiring individual consultants for specific assignments.
  • Ability to think and plan innovatively in the fast-tracking recruitment process for filling up vacancies at all levels.
  • Create guidelines for recruitment mentioning clear responsibilities and feedback mechanisms for tracking progress. Design and implementation of an effective performance management system.
  • Ensure timely completion of the Annual Performance Review process and adhere to the timelines for all staff in the organization.
  • Ensure that a complete set of HR policies are in place, covering all aspects of employment
  • Ensure compliance with POSH, Anti-Harassment, equitable labor policies, and any other disciplinary issues as outlined by the government.
  • Maintain coherent databases and use data for effective human resource decision-making.
  • Act as a focal point for all HR functions for the various teams and provide appropriate advice in consultation with the leadership team and thematic leaders.
  • Manage smooth execution of all the HR functions relating to hiring, contract renewals, appointments, and separations as per HR policies. Ensure that adequate documentation is maintained for each such activity.
  • Regular updating of personnel Files and making information available to the leadership team as required.
  • Ensure reporting through HR Dashboard and provide the data-driven analytics for rationale deployment of resources across the projects.
  • Ensure optimal usage and the right allocation of the HR resources at different levels (right people at the right seat).
  • Design and implementation of staff capacity-building programs and town halls for sensitizing and equipping the staff with key skills for meeting the evolving challenges in the environment.

Application Procedure:

Please insert position Job ID – HRO 018-01-2023 and send your applications with subject as “Application for the post of HR Officer” to Suman Gupta (suman@icrier.res.in) and also requested to apply using the application link HR Officer – Google Forms.

  1. A cover letter expressing interest in working on this Post and summarising relevant experience
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact details of 2 referees

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Last Date for application: January 29, 2023.