HR Manager

Chemonics, Washington DC, United States

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st October, 2018

Job Description

Chemonics seeks an HR manager to be responsible for the day-to-day HR service and support that impacts an employee’s lifecycle, from on-boarding to off-boarding, to ensure compliance with Chemonics’ policies, procedures, and government regulations. The HR manager supports divisional and HR strategies goals and initiatives. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities includes:

  • Manages the day-to-day work of a team of associates tasked with executing transactions throughout the employee lifecycle including on-boarding, employment changes, off-boarding
  • Ensures the quality assurance of the lifecycle function and makes recommendations to improve lifecycle processes as it relates to HR systems, policies, and procedures
  • Partners with the senior lifecycle manager to resolve complex and or/sensitive HR issues as they relate to the employee lifecycle for home office staff, expats, and third-country nationals (TCN)
  • Participates in activities related to implementing HR and corporate policies, strategies, goals, or initiatives
  • Works closely with the HR Business Partners to gather necessary documents and advise U.S. immigration cases
  • Provides guidance regarding Chemonics policies and donor regulations that support project start up and close out activities to ensure the appropriate application of those policies and regulations
  • Answers questions, reviews contract edits and provides recommendations on appropriate measures for engaging consultants
  • Interprets and responds to requests in a timely and compliant manner, in line with Chemonics’ policies, clients, and applicable labor law and governmental regulations
  • Develops templates and guides for HR tools including, but not limited to: job descriptions, employment letters, agreements, amendments; service agreements; release agreements; and letters of commitment to ensure compliance with company policies and all relevant field office requirements; coaches and mentors staff in using those templates while making those resources available via the GlobalQMS and myHR
  • Generates reports from HR systems and analyzes data to determine trends and develops metrics
  • Coordinates with HRIS team to troubleshoot issues with HR systems and to improve the administration of HR processes performed in the HR systems
  • Supervises develops and evaluates assigned staff. Ensures staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and time and opportunity to grow professionally
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required


  • Minimum 3 years of administrative and/or technically relevant work experience
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • PHR/SPHR preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent combination of education and work
  • English proficiency required; foreign language skills a plus
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of relevant employment laws, regulations, and trends
  • Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings
  • Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor department staff, multiple project teams, and other initiatives
  • Demonstrated integrity, discretion, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others


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