Dexis Consulting Group

Human Resource Specialist, USAID/DRG

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2021 1:45 PM)
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US-DC-District of Columbia
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About Us

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

About the Position

Global Solutions Ventures (GSV) — a joint-venture partnership between ZemiTek, LLC and Dexis Consulting Group — is seeking a Human Resource Specialist in support of upcoming work with the Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) in the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).


DRG serves as USAID’s lead operating unit to promote and support the development of democratic and citizen-responsive governance in the countries where USAID works. The Center’s primary function is to provide technical assistance to the field and other USAID Bureaus on democracy, transparent and accountable governance, anti-corruption, civil society engagement, independent media, the rule of law, human rights, and elections and political transitions.


The Human Resource Specialist must have the capacity to act independently and proactively anticipate the needs of a complex organizational unit. The HR Specialist will be responsible for providing human resources and operations support for the 90 staff members of the DRG Center. Additionally, the HR Specialist will provide backup support to the other DRG Center support positions as necessary. The HR Specialist will report to the Cadre Care and Development Team.


The Human Resource Specialist must have strong communication and coordination skills. The selected individual must have a strong sense of responsibility and a high customer service standard. He/she will maintain lists and follow-up on all actions, be highly organized, pay close attention to detail, have excellent proofreading skills with a mastery of English grammar, and be able to handle multi-tasking well. The selected individual must be an individual with sound judgment and excellent interpersonal skills. The HR Specialist will face situations that require an ability to manage a variety of complex portfolio(s) under extremely short deadlines.


Position is contingent upon award.


  • The HR Specialist will establish and maintain systems and processes to monitor and advance a range of personnel issues.
  • The HR Specialist will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of information and data by assembling, preparing, and maintaining charts, databases/spreadsheets, and reports.
  • The HR Specialist is expected to serve as the point of contact and information concerning staffing issues. He/she should coordinate, assemble and finalize correspondence such as action memos, executive correspondence, procurement documents, and all memoranda related to management, on-boarding/off-boarding, and recruitment of DRG staff, and tracking and reporting on DRG Center staffing patterns and related support issues.
  • Maintains and updates office staff tracking documents in relation to supporting the management of DDI/DRG’s office operations, staffing patterns, projected staffing needs, staff recruitment trackers, memoranda, and correspondence, which includes logging a central correspondence tracker.
  • Monitors performance management calendars for all hiring types, provides accurate updates, information, forms, and support for all staff to enable them to complete their performance management obligations in a timely fashion.
  • Updates DRG Center staff lists, emergency contact lists, and DRG Cadre contact lists, along with Center seating charts.
  • Supports the DRG Center’s management and compliance with agency policies, procedures, deadlines and taskers regarding official personnel files and/or staff recruitment packages. Coordinates with the DRG Center Administrative Management Services (AMS) liaisons to facilitate the process for obtaining security clearances and badges.
  • Assist DRG Center team leaders and senior managers by tracking and assisting, where necessary, onboarding of new hire employees and providing orientation for new staff, as well as offboarding of departing staff.
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on questions and matters related to the human resources as appropriate.
  • Determines pertinent issues, collects and shares relevant information from a variety of sources in adherence to Agency guidelines, policies and regulations, particularly as they related to human resources and related issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.




Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 to 10 years of relevant experience
  • BA/BS in a relevant field, a MA/MS degree is preferred
  • This position calls for an experienced human resources support professional with the knowledge and the skills necessary to perform the assigned duties.
  • Previous human resource management experience, including related to staff recruitment, hiring, onboarding, personnel performance management, and offboarding.
  • Experience organizing and managing systems, processes, communications, documents, and data related to human resources in a large organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills related to human resource management
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills, including the ability to engage in delicate performance management conversations when necessary
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, Access and other database software applications, Google knowledge a plus.
  • Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one.



Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you? 

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.


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