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HR Assistant

Function description: 

The HR Assistant duties involve a wide range of support activities inside our HR department, from various administrative tasks such as payroll and maintaining employee records, to assisting in the recruitment and selection process. An important part of your role will be to act as the liaison between Management and employees, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of requests and questions. You’ll also assist in creating HR policies, processes, and documents. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Payroll-related activities and administration.
  • General Clerical & Administrative Support to the HR department.
  • Assist with recruitment and selection processes, including reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting initial screenings.
  • Coordinate employee onboarding and offboarding processes, including preparing offer letters, conducting orientations, and updating HR systems.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and files, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and internal policies.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding HR policies, benefits, and procedures, providing timely and accurate information.
  • Assist in the implementation of HR programs and initiatives, such as performance management, employee development, and training.
  • Collaborate with the HR team to ensure compliance with labor laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Generate reports and prepare HR-related documents, such as employment contracts, HR metrics, and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive HR information with integrity. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in an HR role or relevant internship experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of HR best practices, labor laws, and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and HR systems.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities. 

Ability to:

  • Organize work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines.
  • Interpret and resolve special needs of employees and staff members.
  • Use initiative, independent judgment and problem solving within established procedural guidelines.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. In English and Papiamentu. Fluency in Dutch would be a preferred asset.
  • Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 
Application closes on July 3rd, 2023.