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Senior Human Resources Officer, Mongolia

Location: Mongolia
Deadline: November 20, 2023
Type: Regular employment

The Asia Foundation is inviting applicants in Mongolia to submit their credentials for the position of full-time senior human resources officer. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. The senior human resources officer is expected to be knowledgeable about employment legislation and possess strategic and commercial insight into the labor process. He or she must be able to negotiate with diplomacy.

To ensure success, a senior human resources officer should display excellent organizational skills, good time-management skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. The senior human resources officer should possess remarkable conflict management and decision-making skills to ensure employee compliance.


The senior human resources officer will report directly to the director for People, Operations, and Fundraising. Duties include but are not limited to preparing job descriptions, advertising vacant positions, managing the employment process, orientating new employees and training existing employees, monitoring employee performance, providing counseling on policies and procedures, communicating with staff about issues affecting their performance, ensuring accurate and proper record-keeping of employee information in hard copy and digital format, prepare employment termination documentation, keep all employee personal files updated and other duties as requested.


Master’s degree in Human Resources (HR) or related field is preferred. Minimum of five years of relevant experience in the human resource field, able to engage in meaningful negotiation and resolution, and knowledge of employment legislation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a complete understanding of HR functions and best practices. A written test should be expected in both English and Mongolian.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of relevant work experience and practical experience in the human resources field. The candidate will have excellent communication skills and a constructive attitude toward work with a flexible and positive approach. The senior human resources officer should work well in a team and independently and be organized, adaptable, a self-starter, critical thinker, and solution-oriented.

Why work at The Asia Foundation?

You will have the opportunity to contribute to Mongolia’s development and, more broadly, to Asia and the Pacific’s development, stability, and growth. You will help promote a more effective and constructive engagement between government and citizens, work with and learn from a dynamic team of dedicated, intelligent, and accomplished colleagues, program partners, and local leaders, and, in the process, improve your skills and grow as a development professional.

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