Human Resources Manager

Position Name: Human Resources Manager

Department: Human Resources

Supervisor: Principal

Position Description: To assist the Principal in matters concerning Personnel and Human Resources

Preferred Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Personnel Management from a recognized university
  • Competency in computer use; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to communicate fluently and effectively in English (oral and written); fluency in spoken Tamil or willingness to undertake instruction preferable
  • Possess high-level organizational and planning skills, including effective management of electronic and paper files
  • Deadline oriented with ability to make sound and informed decisions
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, be detail oriented, and have complex problem solving ability
  • Proven ability to work effectively with people from all cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum four years of full-time HR, preferably in an educational environment
  • Well versed in Indian labor laws as well as legal requirements and procedures for hiring and termination


  • Support the School’s Guiding Principles.
  • Communicate with prospective staff in a professional manner, providing accurate information about the School, with special reference to school policies
  • Hiring duties and modalities
  • Coordinate with various departments to facilitate a smooth transition for new staff into KIS
  • Meet with new staff on arrival and ensure that all formalities are completed
  • Manage arrangements, such as shipping, housing, hospitality, and reimbursement of expenses, for outbound and inbound staff
  • Interpret Staff Service Rules and advise employees on their duties, rights, and benefits; judge when staff should be referred to the Administration for further discussion as required
  • Develop and maintain staff database; maintain personnel files for Support and Operational staff in an effective system
  • Contribute thoughtful feedback on the School’s database programming
  • Facilitate staff Evaluation and Exit Interview processes
  • Maintain and update job descriptions for Professional, Support, and Operational staff
  • Liaise effectively with other departments within the School
  • Following termination requirements
  • Plan, control, and execute the Human Resources budget
  • Assist the Principal when needed
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Liaison with Housing department for new staff housing needs.
  • Assist in arranging host families for new staff
  • Hospitality for new staff
  • Arrange for domestic help for incoming staff
  • Initiate and coordinate Departmental Enquiry Processes in case of Misdemeanor issues relating to personnel employed by KIS
  • Coordinate employment of personnel through Labour Contractors ensuring due diligence with respect to mandatory Labour Laws in force.
  • Look into matters of grievance redress by KIS staff and suggest suitable redress mechanisms
  • Liaise with the various staff representatives at all levels of staff to ensure amicable resolution of issues pertaining to staff and management.
  • Any other task assigned by the management in consultation with the principal.

To be considered for the position, please do the following:

  1. Download application form (click here)
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Email the completed form along with CV / Resume and letter of interest to: stating the position applied for in the subject line

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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