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Senior HR and Payroll Officer

Job Type


Job Location

Maadi, Cairo


Operations Unit

Closing Date

Thursday, April 22, 2021

About the job

Senior HR & Payroll Officer is responsible for managing the administration of the Human Resources policies and procedures. The Senior HR & Payroll Officer will assist in carrying out the following functional areas: HR departmental development, employee relations, benefits, compensation, and other employment related functions. The Senior HR & Payroll Officer will be responsible for maintaining day-to-day administrative, personnel services and human resource management functions in order to meet office requirement and a smooth workflow.
Takween-ICD works on a variety of projects in urban conservation, rehabilitation and restoration of cultural heritage sites and consequently responsible to ensure quality and maintenance of HR records for the company.

Key Result Areas

  • Maintain and updates HR Information System to ensure that all personnel information is properly & accurately captured, effectively managed and maintained at all times;

  • Preparing new employee files and ensure appropriate filing for employees` documents;

  • Prepare social Insurance declarations for social Insurance department;

  • Update and follow up employment contracts, social insurance applications, bank applications for ATM Cards, Medical application and examination;

  • Provides support to employees in the interpretation of HR policies and guidelines;

  • Coordinating with IT in setting up a designated log-in, workstation, email address, etc.);

  • Develop and maintain HR files;

  • Manage and monitor attendance records, leave requests, and on-duty missions in Takween’s Main office and all its related field offices;

  • Prepare attendance related reports and monthly status reports for senior management (insurance, new contracts, end of employment etc.);

  • Update and maintain staff leave records;

  • Collect and review all time sheets from employees and consultants once approved by management;

  • Conduct employee orientation on HR processes and policy;

  • Participates in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth;

  • Participate in the conduct of investigation for disciplinary matters;

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling of staff meetings;

  • Prepare payroll sheet monthly to be submitted to Finance before payroll transactions;



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource or Business Administration, HR Diploma/Masters’ degree would be an asset;

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in payroll and HR functions;

  • Can demonstrate Good knowledge of project human resource management;


  • Organized and detail-orientated with proficient research, analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team;

  • Proficiency with computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint);

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic;

  • Ability to work independently in a wide range of assignments/tasks;

  • Strong interpersonal communication and networking skills;

  • Good intercultural skills and ability to work in a multicultural team;

About us

Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween-ICD provides project planning, design and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween-ICD fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading; heritage management and conservation; community development and mobilization; and direct involvement in participatory design and construction activities.

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