HR Assistant - Onsite

Job Locations PH-Cavite
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2022 3:49 PM)
Human Resources


HR Assistant


Position Summary


This role is an entry-level position and reports to either the HR team lead, or manager. Your main responsibilities as the HR Assistant will be to maintain and update employee records, process background checks globally, support HR processes and assist with Engagement Activities.


HR Assistant will act as the first port of call to employees and external partners for HR related queries. As a priority, HR Assistant will handle the background screening request for all Appen locations and assist on engagement activities for Cavite office.


A good understanding and knowledge of employment law and ensuring the HR department conforms to these is key.  Assisting with any other administrative tasks as and when they arise may be necessary.



  • Forming and maintaining employee records
  • Preparing and amending where necessary HR documents, i.e., employment contracts
  • Communicating with external partners and internal stakeholders
  • Helping with various arrangements internally
  • Assists and support in engagement activities
  • Manage posting for local FB, Yammer groups and maintain members.
  • Manage and administer client request background checks; track through reporting to be remitted to HR weekly; partner with global HR team to ensure compliance needs are met.
  • Proactively report on potential risks for not meeting quality or deadlines of background checks.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Experience as an HR Assistant, HR administrator or HR administrator’s assistant
  • Attention to detail, organized and can prioritize workload
  • Above average English written and verbal skills
  • Can communicate with any level of colleague within the business
  • Experience in handling Engagement Activities
  • Experience in 201 filing preferred
  • Above average MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint skills
  • Understanding various HR software systems a plus
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and through understand of array of platforms
  • Good understanding of PH labor laws
  • Willing to work in the office as needed during pandemic
  • Graphic design experience is a plus
  • Global background check experience is a plus


Qualifications and Experience


HR Assistant are expected to be qualified to degree level, in either HR, management or a business related field. Previous administrative experience is essential, but not necessarily within the HR sector. Being organised and able to prioritise is vital, as is having good communicative and relationship building skills, as you will work with various people across the whole business.

  • Graduate of HR Admin, Business, or related degree
  • Must have at least 1-2 years of experience as HR Admin
  • Open to other non-HR degree but must have at least 2 years’ experience as an HR Admin


About Appen


Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.


At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We are truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we do not give up.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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