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Human Resources Officer or Coordinator (CYI_HROC_17_03)

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Job Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research aims of the CyI are represented by three research centers: the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CASTORC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC), and the Energy Environment Water Research Center (EEWRC). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

The CyI seeks to recruit a highly motivated professional to assume the position of the Human Resources Officer or Coordinator of the CyI.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, the successful candidate will contribute in the execution of all HR activities and in the accomplishment of the department’s long-term development and initiation/completion of projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Active contribution in the organization and execution of all general activities of the HR Department ensuring compliance with the relevant Cyprus and EU legislations
  • Responding to all internal and external inquiries and provides the necessary support in HR related matters
  • Active involvement in all of the Institute’s Recruitment & Selection activities
  • Undertakes the coordination of the Induction and Orientation Procedure ensuring the smooth adjustment of new staff members
  • Supports the coordination of the Performance Management System and coordinates all Training and Development activities of the Institute
  • Actively participates in the development, implementation and communication of all HR related projects and procedures
  • Handles visa applications for international staff
  • Contributes in the activities of all types of leave and benefit processes and queries
  • Enters personnel related data to the relevant HR databases and prepares accurate information reports as necessary
  • To contribute in the department’s HRIMS activities
  • Contributes in the coordination of all personnel related events
  • Maintains and develops the Institute’s personnel filing system
Job Requirements


  • Holder of a Master’s or equivalent degree in a relevant field
  • Previous relevant experience of at least 2 years in the field of Human Resources Management or similar.
  • Good knowledge of the EU and Cyprus employment legislation.
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office and particularly in Excel as well as ability in the use of other software and systems.
  • Excellent Greek and English language skills both verbally and in writing
  • High level organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask changing priorities with limited supervision in a high-pressure work environment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to communicate with discretion and to maintain confidentiality in all matters

The salary and the rank of the position will depend on the qualifications and level of experience of the selected candidate.


For full consideration, interested applicants should attach a letter of interest, CV and the names of three contactable referees (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Ms Christiana Melodias ( or 22208782). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Please note that applications which do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

Closing Date
Sunday, April 9, 2017