Human Resources Consultant (Freely Associated States)
CDC Foundation, Micronesia

1 Year
0 - 0
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As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 20, 2022
Last Date
Feb 20, 2022

Job Description

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at
The CDC Foundation is working with the Freely Associated States, including the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response. We are seeking independent consultants to fulfill the duties of an Human Resources Consultant for the Federated States of Micronesia.Under guidance from jurisdiction staff, the consultant will review HR policies and strategies for building and sustaining the public health workforce (both related to the COVID-19 response and in the larger public health context).
This position is open exclusively to independent consultants. Compensation is limited to an hourly wage with a limit of 40 hours/week. Benefits are not included and payroll taxes will not be withheld. Additionally, consultants will need to use their own supplies and equipment, be willing to work with jurisdictions in distant timezones, and will not be provided a CDC Foundation email address. While the positions are requested at 40 hours/week, we will also consider applicants who are available to work on a part-time basis.
These positions are remote-based opportunities and qualified applicants will be considered from all locations. #LI-RemoteResponsibilities
  • Assess processes and strategies and provide recommendations and/or help to create/improve programs included, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, onboarding, compensation, employee relations, retention, and benefits.
  • Assist in the development of performance evaluation and management tool and resources
  • Works with jurisdictional leadership to develop and implement systems to monitor and ensure the organizations compliance with applicable employment laws and regulations, and recommend best practices to maintain compliance.
  • Advises managers and supervisors at all levels in resolving employee labor relations issues.
  • Collaborate on the planning and development of pipeline programs to fill public health positions.
  • Reviews and provides guidance accordingly on the submission of accident reports, worker’s compensation requests, temporary disability insurance request, and related employee assistance transactions.
  • Assess training needs and develop strategies for instituting new training programs, and strengthening existing efforts.
  • Assist with the creation of new processes for managing remote staff.
  • Train existing staff on the implementation of any new tools or strategies
  • Through collaboration with management, identifies anticipated training needs based on human resources initiatives, review training needs; modifies or improves existing programs or develops new training programs to meet those needs.
  • Perform other duties, as requested.
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Three years of specialized experience in any or combination of the following areas of human resources management: recruitment and examination; position classification and compensation; employee/labor relations; training and safety, and benefits administration and transactions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of employment laws and regulations related to collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources. Ability to apply this knowledge in international settings.
  • Experienced in principles and procedures for managing complex employee relations issues, conducting investigations, recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, employee relations and personnel information systems.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees and the public; analyze and recommend solutions on complex personnel issues, and to make effective presentations on such issues.
  • Experience in working with human resources issues in other countries strongly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiations, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Skill in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Job Highlights
  • Hourly Rate: $40/hour
  • Duration of Opportunity: until July 31, 2022
  • Position Type: Independent Contractor / 1099
  • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Remote
Notice to Applicants:The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effectiveNovember 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of thepre-employment process.*Fullyvaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson amp; Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.
We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment. Relocation expenses are not included.

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