Manager (staff recruitment) at the Department of Human Resources Management



Job Title:

Manager (staff recruitment) at the Department of Human Resources Management


Key and functional tasks of the department:

– development and implementation of HR strategy of the University;

– development and implementation of regulatory policy documents related to human resources management systems, motivation and incentives for workers, training and development, formation of personnel reserve of the Company, social policy;

– analysis of business processes, organizational structures and determining personnel requirements;

– maintaining documentation on personnel records management in English.

– work with foreign staff.


Key and functional tasks of the position:

– Participation in recruitment and hiring processes for the University’s academic and administrative positions;

– participation in drafting and analyzing the University`s internal documents regulating the  procedure of candidates selection and their subsequent hiring to the University;

– participation in the development and implementation of the University HR policy;

– participation in development rules and bylaws in the area of the University’s human resources management;

– participation in specification of core dimensions of Social policy and organization of a range of events aimed at their implementation;

– participation in analysis of the University’s brand as a preferred employer and development and implementation of measures aimed to improve the University’s brand;

– administration of staff recruitment process for the University’s administrative divisions, including:

a.       posting advertisements about vacancies at the University’s administrative divisions;

b.      receipt and analysis of candidates` CVs;

c.       carrying out candidates initial selection based on CVs;

d.      interviewing candidates;

e.       evaluating candidates personal competencies based on interviews results;

f.       organization and administration of hiring committees;

– carrying out exit-interview surveys in order to identify reasons of employees dismissal;

– organization of adaptation procedure for staff;

– work with the University internal reserve and candidates pool;

– participation in drafting budget requests of the Department for a corresponding financial year;

– monitoring of the University budget under budget items, administrated by the Department; 

– cooperation with  recruitment agencies;

– consultation and methodological support of the University employees regarding the issues, falling within the Department`s competence;

– coordination of the work of private entities with respect to staff recruitment and adaptation;

– maintenance of high-level of personal and professional fair practices and to act as an ethical agent, promoting University values, integrity and accountability culture in University and its organizations;

– participation in the processes of risk identification, assessment, management, control, monitoring and generation of relevant reports within the boundaries of supervising area.



Higher professional, preferably obtained at higher education institutions with English language of instruction. Priority specializations:  

-human resources management;

– law;

– psychology;

– management.


Desired professional experience (duration, sphere, and other)

Working experience should correspond to one of the following requirements:

– with Master`s degree – at least 1 years of working experience in the areas, corresponding to functional areas of  specific position in the public service or in international and/or national companies; or

– with Bachelor’s or Specialist’s degree – at least 3 years of working experience in the areas, corresponding to functional areas of specific position in a public service or in international and/or national companies; or

 – at least 2 years of working experience in the autonomous organization of education “Nazarbayev University”.

CIPD, SHRM professional certificates would be an asset.


Professional knowledge and personal qualities

– commitment to University goals and values;

– critical thinking;

– building effective relations;

– interpersonal skills;

– responsibility;

– ability to work in team and individually;

– distinguished leadership skills.


Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages)

Fluent in Kazakh, Russian and English languages;


Computer skills (programs, computer literacy):

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and 1C: Enterprise.

Knowledge of recruitment processes and tools; knowledge of labor legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan; recruitment skills both at international and national market; interviewing skills; distinguished negotiating skills, ability to plan staff recruitment process, budgeting skills, presentations skills, project management skills; analytical abilities.


Final date of CV submission

Open until filled.

Please send your CVs to