International Company is Looking for a Senior Payroll and Contracts Officer


Education: UniversityDegree in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Sciences/Information Technologies


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Payroll Administration within oil and gas Offshore Engineering and Construction industry on medium to large-scale and complex projects;
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a role of Cost Planning Engineer, Data Analyst

Skills and Competences:

  • Knowledge of regulations concerning expatriate personnel. In particular, knowledge of tax compliance principles for international assignment, social security agreements, company policies, insurance and legal requirements;
  • Knowledge of the objectives and phenomena of human resources analysis and reporting;
  • Knowledge of personnel administration regulations and company procedures both for employees operating in home and in host country and related obligations (e.g. obligations towards external bodies, fiscal and social security obligations, knowledge of the elements of labour costs, payslip calculation, administrative fulfilment and calculations concerning accidents, illnesses, maternity leave, etc.);
  • Knowledge of labour cost issues, processes and methodologies;
  • Good understanding of:

– Organizational structures, main duties, responsibilities and powers of roles/positions, interactions between different structures

– Operational and business models

– Governance model of Group companies/branches;

  • Good understanding of processes and procedures related to staff, business support, business activities, compliance and governance. Be able to carry out the operations in compliance with applicable procedures;
  • Capability to plan, analyse and implement the industrial relations’ strategy to be deployed through collective bargaining, to anticipate and manage the resulting impacts;
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of HR systems/software;
  • Strong planning and administrative skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong managerial skills.

Languages: Azerbaijani (fluent); English (fluent)


  • Ensure administrative and contractual management, planning, scheduling and all HR requirements for seconded personnel according to the law, to the national and international labour agreements, trade union agreements as well as company guidelines and procedures;
  • Plan, supervise, calculate and control labour cost and propose any corrective actions necessary as resulting from the analysis;
  • Ensure consistent application of the HR methodology system;
  • Ensure monthly salary calculations;
  • Carry out fiscal and social security obligations;
  • Ensure the availability of the appropriate files for the accounting of personnel costs;
  • Ensure the management/recording of attendances/absences of personnel (overtime, sickness, holidays etc.);
  • Ensure the management of shift work;
  • Ensure the fulfilment of all obligations required for out-of-office assignments business trips (in the home country and abroad);
  • Ensure the correct reporting and accounting of assignment costs;
  • Ensure the uploading of information to company IT systems and guarantee the correctness and availability of data regarding resources;
  • Process the standard hourly rates for personnel;
  • Provide labour cost estimations for bids and other company activities when required;
  • Process and analyse the actual, forecast and balance sheet labour cost;
  • Provide HR reporting;
  • Ensure the fulfilment of all obligations and disclosures required by law with external bodies, as well as relations with the latter, including in the event of inspections on work-related issues;
  • Ensure consistent application of guidelines, policies and procedures related to human resources.

Applications to be submitted to [email protected] indicating position title in the subject line.