Consultant, HR

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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information:

CIMMYT is looking for an outstanding, self-motivated, and result-oriented professional for the position Consultant HR.

The position will be based at Hyderabad, India.

The main responsibilities of this position will be:  

  • Support for the execution of all HR administrative services related to the Local Staff in Regional Offices and consultants
  • Assist in operational processing of recruitment, internal mobilities, consultancies, trainings, or any other administrative issues.
  • Regular monitoring of data in HRIS system and further coordination with HR Reps to review, enter and curate data as needed.
  • Support labour contractor, temporary staffing, intern, trainees hiring and retiring as and when required.
  • Support initiatives on HR communication and systems for regional offices and any other HR development initiative where necessary.
  • Propose to the HR Manager HR process improvements where possible (strategies, policies, and practices for the LRS-RO Administration team).
  • Contribute to training and other Talent Management initiatives for LRS-RO as required in coordination with the training function and country HR representatives.
  • Facilitate meetings as and when required and drafting minutes for records.
  • Maintain records of extension, probations, joinings/exits, consultants etc.
  • Maintain trackers for various HR activities.
  • Prepare reports, ppts. & Statistics on different topics as and when needed.
  • Support supervisor/team in conducting investigation on compliance matters whenever needed.
  • Compile grievance report on regular basis and highlight most sensitive cases to supervisor.
  • Perform other duties & assumes other responsibilities as assigned and delegated by the supervisor.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualification, skills and attitudes:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Human Resource Management/People Management.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Human Resource Operations preferable in non-profit sector.
  • Good time management and team management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office especially MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Previous experience in capturing metrics and producing various employment reports.
  • Able to integrate into a multi-cultural team and cooperate with co-workers.
  • Able to be flexible in taking up tasks outside of regular job responsibilities as required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across various functions in an uncertain, constantly- changing environment.

The position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 11 months, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.

Email cover letter and CV as a single document with last drawn salary, salary expectations and notice period no later than Monday, 7 November, 2022 to Human Resources, CIMMYT

( / Please mention ‘Consultant HR’ in the subject of your email).

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer.  It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. 

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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