Management Associate - HR Generalist - PSDF

Management Associate – HR Generalist

Last date to apply: December 30, 2021

Getting to know PSDF

Our purpose

You will be part of the largest skills development fund in Pakistan. PSDF’s purpose is to shape the future and well-being of our poor and vulnerable youth by giving them access to skills training of the highest standard so they can find sustainable employment and income-generating opportunities in Pakistan and beyond.

The impact we have created

PSDF is the largest skills development fund in Pakistan established as a section 42 (nonprofit) company, set up by the Government of Punjab in collaboration with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). Over the past 10 years, it has funded training for over 500,000 youth across Punjab in 250+ demand-driven trades over six dedicated programs UMEED, AGHAAZ, URAAN, HARYALI, e-TAYYAR and MAHIR through an ecosystem of 500+ training service providers, primarily from the industry and private sector.

Diversified and challenging team

At PSDF, our team strongly believes in PSDF’s mission and purpose. We work in a fast-paced and challenging environment, striving to provide innovative solutions to enhance youth employment and entrepreneurship. We need someone who believes in our purpose and can deliver at our pace with an exceptional quality of work

How the Role looks like

The role requires interpersonal and communication skills. A management associate HR is expected to play a generalist role in the team while being supportive, collaborative, and have excellent relationship management skills. Problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment.

The main opportunities and challenges for this role are to

• Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks and issuing employment documents
• Assist and coordinate employee performance management
• Assist in employee orientations and will be responsible to update records of new staff in the system
• Manage the organization’s employee database
• Assist with budget monitoring and payroll
• Assist in employee training management
• Manage payment processes in collaboration with inter departments
• Assist with all internal and external HR-related matters

Are you the right fit for the Job?

To apply, you must have

• Bachelor’s Degree (16 years) from an HEC recognized/accredited university. HR Majors will be preferred
• 0-1 year of experience in reputed organizations.

The main accountabilities for this role include

• Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
• Excellent record-keeping skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
• Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office.
• Collaborative and interpersonal skills
• Meticulous attention to detail

Preferred mindset and capabilities we are looking for:

• Results driven and persistent to get the desired results and takes ownership of actions
• Innovative and has an aptitude to welcome and try new ways of doing things and push for their execution
• Willing to strive for excellence and can anticipate challenges for continuous improvement
• A team player with an aptitude to work with the mantra of one team by proactively supporting others to solve challenges
• Demonstrates respect for all and can put things in perspective and gauge all actions through merit and performance

What are we offering?

PSDF has a lot more to offer than a market competitive salary and perks. As a PSDF employee you will get:

• Professional development and career growth opportunities with the largest skills development fund in Pakistan.
• Experience a professional environment that believes in innovative solutions to addressing youth employment and entrepreneurship.
• Opportunity to develop and execute innovative approaches to skills development for Pakistan’s youth.
• Hands-on experience in designing, managing, and publishing results of highly diverse research projects in the field of youth employment, out of school children and skills for the digital economy.
• Opportunities to interact, learn and develop expertise by actively working on large-scale donor-funded projects. PSDF works closely and collaboratively with large international donors and organizations such as World Economic Forum, UNICEF, DFID-UK Aid, ILO, and World Bank
• Opportunity to work as one team with the most talented, dynamic, and seasoned professionals in the Development Sector.
• Experience a progressive, transparent, and fair organizational culture.

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Specialist HR


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Head HR

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