Human Resources Manager, HRM, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Date:19 February 2020
  • Place of work: Republic of Turkey

Job Title:

Human Resources Manager, HRM




Gemlik Gubre

Date of issue:


Job Location:

Istanbul, Turkey



Job summary/Role description

HR Manager provides support to the local project and plays a significant role in management and operations of HR services in the company.

The HR Manager will be responsible and accountable for all HR related activities.



Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the implementation, development and review of human resource working strategies to meet business objectives in line with Country business strategies, company values, policies and procedures, HR & Admin best practice, external legislative requirements and compliance
  • Manage day to day HR operations and ensure all HR workflow processes run smoothly
  • Ensure all HR procedures are carefully aligned with employment law
  • Ensure all the documents are aligned with the local legal requirements and updated regularly based on organizational changes
  • Implement and maintain up-to date, functional onboarding system
  • Support recruitment and selection process
  • Stay abreast of market data for salaries to assist with salary planning and benchmarking for new roles
  • Maintain employee attrition rate within the target by adopting various practices to keep employee motivated for long term association and handle employee separation smoothly
  • Collate and execute monthly payroll with support of the payroll management provider. Ensure that the payslips are prepared, and payments are made in an accurate and timely manner
  • Manage redundancy, grievance and discipline investigations, hearings, and sick absence issues
  • Ensure that work visas and other permissive documents are obtained in accordance with the Company’s needs and in accordance with the regulatory requirements. Generate and update a reporting system on the status of the immigration process.
  • Ensure smooth logistic operations such as organization of travels for employees, as well as meet and greet for departures and arrivals, local transportation in compliance with the Company’s rules
  • Manage the Human Resources Information System to ensure accurate and timely availability of information and management reports.
  • Develop strong relationships with senior managers and stakeholders in order to support business objectives



Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • A university degree in HR discipline or related field
  • Knowledge of Turkish Labour Law and practice is required
  • Sound knowledge of compensation and benefits packages


  • CIPD qualification 


  • The ideal candidate will have experience of working at Senior HR Business Partner level/ HR Manager level with strong generalist HR experience.
  • 8 - 10 years of experience in Human Resource discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in a managerial level required
  • Working in an international and matrix organization is highly required
  • Strong hands on and can-do attitude, result-driven and influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills – ability to work alongside the senior management team as well as the wider business


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Skills and Abilities

  • Native Turkish speaker;
  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail, excellent communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented skills, self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution

Special Requirements and Comments

Only Turkish nationals with significant experience, consistent with the relevant field, will be considered for this position.