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HR Officer

  • Period: Full-Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 15 September 2018

The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an outstanding Human Resources Officer to join a well-established and supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, customer focused individual, with proven HR experience who will be able to deliver a proactive, knowledgeable and reliable HR service. Joining the school’s diverse HR team, the HR Officer will be responsible for providing high quality advice, support and guidance within the school, pertaining to all HR and staffing related matters. 

Reporting directly to the HR Manager the HR Officer will have a busy and diverse role where the main key deliverables will include coordinating end to end recruitment activities and the on-boarding process. The HR Officer will also support and develop day-to-day HR functions including compensation, employee relations, benefits administration and ensure an excellent customer-focused HR service across the entire employee lifecycle. The role will also work in coordination with other departments within the school to enable effective and efficient HR service and systems delivery. Together with the HR team the successful candidate will also ensure the development, maintenance and implementation of best Human Resources practices operationally, strategically and in line with School and NAE policies.

We are looking for someone with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  You will be results oriented, self-motivated and flexible, tactful and approachable with an ability to build good working relationships with people at all levels in the school.

Ideally, we are seeking applications from individuals with 2-3 years generalist HR experience and proven skills in operating HRIS and ATS systems, gained in a fast-paced and multi-cultural HR environment. You will be educated to at least GCSE level – including Maths and English.   A demonstrable working knowledge with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power-point is essential.

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of which operates with a highly motivated team of teaching and administrative professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1700 young people from more than 70 nationalities.  

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 56 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager.

The closing date for application is 15th September 2018. Interviews will be conducted at the School.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.