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Human Resources Manager- Land for Prosperity Activity

Oct 31, 2018

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Human Resources Manager position on an anticipated USAID funded program in Colombia.


*Ensure compliance with legal norms in Colombia related human resources management.

*Compliance with the rules of USAID and home office (Tetra Tech) in relation to the selection and linking of personnel.

*Main liaison Program staff on matters relevant to human resources.

*Monthly payroll review.

*Control of t vacation registration of employees.

*Ensure that all employees from the beginning of their contract are linked to social security entities, by preparing the relevant documentation.

*Provide direct assistance in recruitment and hiring processes of personnel in the Program (long-term personal sea or short-term consultants).

*Agreements in accordance with local standards, practices and policies of Tetra Tech, and within the USAID regulations established in the contract.

*Maintenance of personal assistance records through time sheets; obtain supporting documents for vacation registration; absences due to illness and emergencies; and unpaid absences.

*Ensure that the processes of recruitment, hiring, evaluation and administration of the Program's personnel in the regional offices meet all the requirements of local, USAID and Tetra Tech regulations.

*Train Program staff (when necessary) on matters relevant to human resources.

*Ensure the proper administration related to personal histories, timely payments of social benefits and severance payments.

*Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. Relevant fields include but are not limited to Business Management, social sciences, psychology;

*Minimum 5 years of experience in human resources management and organizational development, or similar fields.

*Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar type role on a donor-funded project;

*Expert in Colombian labor regulations and knowledge of USAID standards.

*Systems knowledge and management of MSOffice tools.

*Knowledge and application of labor legislation standards.

*Experience with the general Social Security systems in Colombia.

*Knowledge and management of affiliation to the general systems in ARP, Health and Pension.

*Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;

*Spoken and written fluency in English and Spanish.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* CV in reverse chronological format

* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.


Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.


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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.