Detalles del Empleo

USAID Human Resources Assistant


  • Distrito Central, FM
  • sep 9º, 2020 - sep 29º, 2020
Tiempo completo


ISSUANCE DATE: September 07, 2020

CLOSING DATE / TIME: September 25, 2020 /1700 Local time


Department of State - Human Resources Office:

USAID/Honduras – Human Resources Office:

POSITION TITLE: Human Resources Assistant

MARKET VALUE: L. 247,156.00 – L.420,162.00 equivalent to FSN- 7In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan ofUSAID/Honduras. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

Basic Function of Position: The incumbent serves as the Human Resources Assistant by providing assistance to the Human Resources Office in the administration of personnel functions, such as file management, recruitment and selection processes, distribution of Personal Services Contracts, elaboration of Personnel Actions and individual or mission-wide notifications, and administration of personnel data applications and systems. The incumbent will also be required to cover the absences of the regular secretaries, to handle special projects, and to provide support during increased workloads.

In the performance of these duties, the Human Resources Assistant must be able to acquire a good knowledge and understanding of USAID/Honduras’ programs/projects/activities, office operations, policies, regulations, and procedures associated with the specific tasks assigned. Good interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing, are also needed. This position is located in the Executive Office and directly reports to the Human Resources Specialist.

Please note that this is an entry-level position with tremendous opportunity for professional growth and career advancement at the world’s leading government development agency. USAID goes to great lengths to develop talent, including training, mentoring, and experiential learning opportunities. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to actively engage in unique areas of interest throughout the mission as time and workload permit. For this reason, candidates who exceed minimum qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

Education: Two (2) years of college or university studies in the areas of human resources, business administration or other related field is required. Applicants possessing higher level degrees are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience: At least three (3) years of responsible experience in the human resources or administrative field is required. Those candidates with additional professional experience relevant to the position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Language Proficiency: Level IV (Fluent) in English and Spanish.

Job Knowledge: Must have, or show the potential to develop, a thorough knowledge of personnel operations and administrative office procedures, including operating procedures, correspondence formats, protocol, filing requirements, and other administrative actions. Must have a good knowledge of PC software applications such as Windows and MS applications. 

Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to work with others as part of a team and to assist with outside inquiries. The ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure is essential as well as to maintain strict confidentiality, tact, diplomacy, and high ethical standards in order to manage sensitive information of the programs/projects/activities from the assigned office and also when dealing with outside customers, very high level Government of Honduras (GoH) officials, implementing partners, and other donor country representatives. Ability to obtain, organize, and present data in a logical manner is required. Must be able to effectively use Windows-based computer applications in the preparation of documents/reports that are required. Ability for doing and understanding basic arithmetic in order to prepare routine vouchers, procurement and cash requests is required. Must demonstrate the ability to be a self-starter, with excellent organizational skills to prioritize and follow through on work assignments with minimal supervision and to manage administrative and logistical requirements within the office. Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail to track and report status of assigned actions and tasks is also required.

Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the following:

a)Cover Letter;

b) Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member, which may be found in this website:;

c)A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the form DS-174; plus

d)Any other documentation such as diplomas or proof of the education requirement listed above.

Offers must be received by the closing date and time in English via a single .PDF file entitled “FIRST NAME_LAST NAME.PDF” to BOTH e-mail addresses: and

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