Monday , January 30 2023

Specialist Job Openings

Website Aga Khan University

About the job


Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous, and self-governing international university with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries distributed across three continents. As an integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries in which it exists and has campuses, programmes and/or teaching hospitals in Afghanistan, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda and the UK. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact, and access; and AKU is a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change.


Reporting to the Manager, HRBP, you will play an integral role in the provision of operational support to Business Partners, Centre of Expertise (CoEs), and the wider business performing transactional/administrative HR activities.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • reviewing “confirmation due” report on a monthly basis
  • preparing and sending out confirmation forms to the department heads for review and approval
  • ensuring timely issuance and delivery of probation confirmation and conclusion letters
  • ensuring timely reporting and updating of contract extensions, renewals, and conclusions
  • ensuring Online Exit Checklist is sent timely to the respective department
  • managing employee separations including full and final dues settlement
  • reviewing receivables of resigned staff members
  • reviewing and signing off terminal benefits forms, letter of resignation acceptance, contract conclusions as per authority matrix for further processing.


You should have/be:

  • at least a masters’ degree in Business Administration or Psychology or equivalent
  • at least five to seven years of proven track record of providing People/HR administrative support in a large, multi-site, multi-disciplined business
  • the ability to translate complex processes in an engaging, clear, and understandable manner
  • the experience of monitoring and providing assistance in HR Processes
  • the ability to maintain your own Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and knowledge of ‘best practice’ in your functional area
  • the ability to engage and influence peers and senior stakeholders across the organisation
  • proficiency in MS Office
  • focus on priorities and deliverables and strong follow up to ensure goals are achieved
  • the capability to cascade information appropriately, delivering the right message at the right time in the right manner
  • the capacity to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • the ability to act as a role model for the institution’s values and behaviors
  • a customer-oriented approach towards projects.

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