Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190215-8556: Human Resources Specialist
LocationSouth Sudan
Open Date2/15/2019

** This position is contingent upon award of contract **

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a 
Human Resources Specialist for a proposal located in Juba, South Sudan.


Provide on-site HR support for international and host country employees
The Human Resources Specialist will perform duties in close coordination with both his/her supervisor and SOSi’s corporate HR Department in Reston, VA
The qualified candidate will have prior knowledge of, or demonstrated aptitude to learn, local labor laws and corporate HR requirements
Works with management and home office HR organization to:
o develop position descriptions
o administer benefit plans
o manage annual performance evaluation process
o conduct and monitor compliance training
o oversee collection, maintenance and reporting of HR data
Coordinates with management and corporate Recruiting Department in Reston, VA to execute hiring strategies and ensure compliance with HR policies
Works with South Sudan Labor Office to source host country national personnel
Manages employee onboarding and terminations; conducts orientation sessions and exit interviews
Handles employee relations issues; conducts investigations and provides recommendations for corrective action
Maintain all employee data and metrics associated with employee population
Maintains knowledge of corporate HR policies and South Sudanese labor laws and governmental regulations 
Oversees event planning as needed
Performs other duties assigned by management


College degree in preferably in Human Resource Management
Minimum of five (5) years of HR experience with three (3) years supporting an organization with over 50 employees
Experience with international HR
Exceptional interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills – fluent in written and spoken English
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritize, multitask and adapt to shifting priorities
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive company and employee information
Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite



Living and working conditions are in established facilities in an urban environment
May include long hours, exposure to weather and potentially hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of potential requirement to move on short notice and under adverse conditions


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.