HR Manager for USAID Moldova Institutional and Structural Reforms Activity (MISRA)

Position:                       HR Manager

Program:                      USAID Moldova Institutional and Structural Reforms Activity Program (MISRA)

Location:                      Chisinau, Moldova

Period of Performance: June 2022 – April 2027   

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Project Background:

The USAID Moldova Institutional and Structural Reforms Activity (MISRA) seeks to support Moldova’s economic recovery, advance the Government of Moldova’s economic Action Plan, strengthen public economic governance institutions, improve the trade and investment enabling environment, and accelerate financial sector reforms and inclusiveness.

Responsibilities and Tasks

The Office Manager will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Manage the Human Resource function for the project (recruitment, hiring, performance management) in close coordination with the Director of Program Operations;
  • Assists with recruiting efforts to for local long-term or short-term assignments;
  • Ensures proper creation, maintenance and dissemination of all Project or Field employment agreements and amendments, and consulting agreements and amendments;
  • Maintain personnel files, duly documented;
  • Monitor and document annual leaves and manage timesheet submission process;
  • Ensure team is aware of Nathan RH-related policies and procedures and they are followed as per the employee Handbook, and
  • Assists field managers with interpretation of labor laws regarding employment agreements;
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Director of Program Operations that are consistent with this Scope of Work and the general requirements of the project.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



The HR Manager will report to the Director of Program Operations.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years of experience in similar roles;
  • University degree;
  • Possess strong knowledge of local labor law;
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Proven capability to work collaboratively in a multi-cultural business environment;
  • Strong written and verbal English and Romanian skills; and
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications (if applicable):

  • Understanding of international development purposes, approaches and players;
  • Experience working with USAID in some capacity.

How to apply:

If you meet all the minimum requirements above and you would like to apply for this position, send a cover letter (one page maximum) and a CV (two pages maximum) to with “Applying for HR Manager” in the subject line. Please apply by June 5, 2022. If applying to multiple positions, please send a separate email for each position. Only long-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for test/interview.