Senior Personnel Specialist

Egypt Full time Human Resources In-office

We are looking to hire a Senior Personnel Specialist to join us in our mission to educate the world. The successful candidate will be responsible for personnel administration including but not limited to attendance management, work permits, investigations, and social insurance.


  • Ensuring company compliance with the labour and social insurance laws on all personnel matters and issuing any necessary documents and reports required from official authorities (labour and social insurance offices)

  • Building a strong relationship with government authorities, such as labour office and social insurance authorities, to solve any issues or problems that arise concerning employees

  • Processing new employees’ social insurance and employees’ terminations, leaves of absence, and other actions using appropriate forms

  • Keeping records of work time and attendance, tracking employees’ absences, and sending legal warnings accordingly

  • Creating and maintaining personnel records for each employee and keeping the employee database system constantly updated

  • Compiling information from personnel records to be used as documentation for retirement calculations, disciplinary actions, grievance responses, and confidential personnel reports

  • Following up with employees' contracts, renewals, resignations, and hiring documents

  • Creating and renewing foreign employees’ work permits

  • Administering employees’ internal investigations according to labour law regulations

  • Keeping records of insurance coverage and personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations

  • Preparing monthly attendance and consolidation reports

  • Assisting in monthly payroll calculations and other HR tasks required

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field, preferably in law

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in personnel management (with solid experience in dealing with social insurance offices, foreigners’ work permits, and employee investigations)

  • HR diploma or certificate is a plus

  • Very good command of the English language

  • Excellent command of Microsoft Excel is a must

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Time and stress management skills

  • Problem-solving skills