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Admin & HR Officer (national contract)

About the job
DRC have been registered in Bangladesh since 2013. In 2017, in response to the Rohingya influx, DRC are preparing to launch an integrated programme of support to the government in site management, shelter/NFI and protection. As a key part of this, DRC are opening up a main office in Cox’s Bazar (and a support cell in Dhaka), for which we need a qualified admin/HR officer to oversee the day to day HR/admin aspects, under the supervision of the HR Specialist and Team Leader. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:


Tasks and responsibilities of the position

  • Updating and maintaining DRCs National HR policy;
  • HR management including drawing up contracts, ensuring compliance with labour law;
  • Support recruitment to ensure HR gaps are filled in a timely fashion (Advertisement of positions, reference checks, sends offers, and all related recruitment tasks);
  • Oversee HR Assistant to follow up and track national staff time-sheets, leave and vacations; Ensuring data of newly recruited staff is properly recorded on both the staff list and HR software, Personnel information
  • Support to administrative functions including premises contracts, international staff visas, FD7 submissions etc.



Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant university degree; HR, administration etc.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience, 5 years work experience;
  • Ideally (I)NGO experience
  • Fluency in English and Bengali
  • Good computer skills


All employees are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: 

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.  


We offer
Contract length: 3 months with possibility of extension dependent upon funding
Closing date for applications: 15th December 2017 (due to the urgency of the position, DRC will review applications on a rolling basis and candidates may be invited to test/interview before this date)
Start date: ASAP


Application process
Applications must be submitted through this page by clicking apply. Applications submitted by email will not be considered. 

For any questions on the role please contact recruitment.drc.cxb@gmail.comIf you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.

We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach - Respect - Independence & neutrality - Inclusion - Honesty & transparency.

You can read more about our vision and work on

Application due:

Cox's Bazar


Contract type:
National contract

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