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The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is a statutory body of the Government of Belize mandated to perform functions and duties related to:

1)     Trade Development and Promotion

2)     Investment Generation and Promotion

3)     Enterprise Development and Facilitation

BELTRAIDE operates within the portfolio of the Ministry of Trade, Investment Promotion, Private Sector Development, and Consumer Protection.

BELTRAIDE is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced person for the post of Human Resource & Administration Director.


Human Resources

  1. Maintains organization recruiting, testing, and interviewing program for selection process including the conduction of exit interviews and recommending changes;
  2. Maintains an onboarding system to prepare employees by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs;
  3. Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys, scheduling and conducting job evaluations, preparing pay budgets, monitoring and scheduling individuals pay actions, recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions;
  4. Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends;
  5. Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.



  1. Manage the overall daily office operations, and oversees office operating procedures including internal controls;
  2. Ensure that all technical units have adequate administrative support to effectively execute planned or relevant activities; as well as ensure that support units have adequate resources to effectively provide support to all areas of the organisation;
  3. Continually improve administrative policies and procedures, including unit standard operational plans, to ensure effective and team-focused operations;


Efficiently work under pressures, with deadlines, and handle multiple assignments simultaneously

Keen knowledge of time management, development processes, and quality control management

Expert in forwarding thinking and problem-solving skills

Strong leadership and mentoring skills

Develop strong and effective interpersonal and networking relationships

Excellent effectual oral/written communication skills, including presentation skills.


The successful applicant must possess:

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, International Business, Business Administration, other a related field

Minimum of three (3) years management experienc

Minimum of three (3) years in human resource


An attractive, commensurate with qualification and experience, is being offered.


Letters of Application are to be addressed to:

Ms. Lejia Melanie Gideon

Deputy Executive Director

Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)

#14 Orchid Garden

City of Belmopan

Cayo District

Belize; CC:


a)      Proof of educational qualification (copy of certificate of highest educational qualification to be attached to letter of application)

b)     Proof of work experience along with two letters of reference, one of which should be from a most recent employer (to be attached to the Letter of Application)

d) Copy of a valid Belizean driver’s license


The closing date and time for the receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday August 1st, 2014.

Feel free to call us at 822-3737 or 822-0175.