HR Relocation Assistant

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Human Resources Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an HR Relocation Assistant position. The initial contract is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assisting in D-type visa procedures for third country national future employees
  • Preparing documents for registration card and residence permit applications for employees and for their family members
  • Obtaining work permit for third country national employees and assignees
  • Following up on pending requests with the relevant authorities (Immigration Office, Labor Office),
  • Arranging appointments, keeping contact with applicants
  • Consulting with employees and their family members regarding their residency status in Hungary
  • Consulting with HRO team members and other university colleagues regarding the regulations on hiring non-EU citizens
  • Keeping track of current permit expiration dates 
  • Regular reporting to the authorities with regards to foreign employees. 


  • College/university degree (HR/Law)
  • A minimum of 6 months’ relevant experience 
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices, and experience of working in multicultural environment and/or at a university
  • Very good communication skills (verbal and written) in English and Hungarian
  • Full computer literacy
  • Precision, attention to detail, priority-setting, multiple-tasking


We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience

Workplace culture

CEU is a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

Please send your complete application package to: including job code in subject line: 2020/034

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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