PAE, Inc Sr. HR Specialist in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Sr. HR Specialist



  • Manages full recruitment lifecycle for Local Nationals (identifying and posting vacancies, resume screening, scheduling and conducting interviews, hiring )

  • Assist the Recruiting team in WDC and conduct interviews with AN/FN candidates.

  • Prepares various reports for Project Management, Corporate Office and Contracting Officers (Manpower, terminations, vacancies, leave, salaries) on daily, weekly and monthly basis.

  • Processes all transactions in HRIS Work Day (create job requisitions and positions, process terminations, promotions, new hires, LWOP, follow up on progress of all transactions until fully completed etc.)

  • Updating info and uploading documents in Work day.

  • Prepares employment agreement for all employees

  • Maintains and updates the Job Description library

  • Creates and audits employee files

  • Maintains and provides Leave Balance calculation to AN/FN employees

  • Schedule monthly drug testing for employees.

  • Provides guidance, coaching and support to HR Local National employees.

  • Assists in development and improvement of HR SOPs.

  • Conducts Training session as required

  • Supports other Task Orders in HR related matters.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Two years’ experience in an administrative capacity, with exposure to HR/Recruitment processes

  • One year experience presenting and coordinating meetings, classes, or orientation sessions

  • One year experience in Recruitment Processing

  • Experience in an OCONUS environment


  • Education: Associates Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Education, or other related discipline

  • Security Vetting: Must be able to obtain an MRPT and maintain eligibility throughout the duration of the contract

  • Language Skills: Professional English communication skills, both oral nd written

  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required for this position


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Business Management, Industrial Relations, Organizational Behavior, or similar disciplines is preferred

  • Two (2) years’ of international experience in challenging locations, preferably working in the Middle East, with a working knowledge of customs and cultural differences

  • Department of State experience

  • Experience working with PAE


  • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in HR functions at a large-scale overseas facility

  • Successful management of multiple sites in geographically dispersed locations

  • Ability to collect, analyze and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports

  • Experience in effectively dealing with international and headquarters staff, and sensitivity to other cultures

  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and administrative details in a fast paced and constantly changing environment

  • Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.