Human Resource Specialist

Türkiye, Istanbul
Position Ref. ID: 82

TDG is looking for a Human Resource Specialist to join our growing Operations team. This position is working hybrid (remote and office) mode. This full-time position will be responsible for navigating client challenges, supporting all HR matters, and providing a consultative approach to our employees.


  • Execute supported employee onboardings, including working with in-country partners and to setup and enroll payroll and benefits
  • Support in setting up our teams in Turkey with the support of legal and compliance teams
  • Create, maintain, and archive compliant local employment contracts and employment documentation
  • Ensure supported employees are appropriately set up in all TDG systems as required with client agreements and supported employee contracts
  • Research and respond to all benefits, international payroll, expense reporting, and all other HR matters that are requested by managers and the client service team
  • Responsible for continuously updating and refreshing TDG’s knowledge base
  • Drive employee satisfaction and retention with sincerity and passion, and approach troubleshooting as an opportunity to establish integrity and value
  • Create and manage employee onboarding calendars by following and refining processes
  • Communicate with domestic and foreign embassies on immigration matters for externally supported employees
  • Execute on committed timelines, including influencing global affiliates and clients to meet their agreed upon timelines, properly allocating resources, and maintaining the team on project-related issues with a strong emphasis on results
  • Research challenging employee questions and employee scenarios and present solutions to the client service team
  • Support and execute upon compliant employee terminations and offboarding
  • Research and respond to all global benefits, payroll, expense and other HR matters as it pertains to your region
  • Develop and maintain competency in the area of international employment
  • Execute research and selection process for talents


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • BA/BS in Human Resource or equivalent working experience required
  • 2+ years’ experience preferred, 1 of which must be in HR
  • Business proficiency in Turkish and English language required
  • Research-oriented, exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly assimilate information; with operations across countries there is a lot to learn
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication, listening and consultative skills.
  • Technology-literate, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Drive, strong work ethic, and a passion for creating an unparalleled team
  • Interest in international business and contributing at a consistently high level
  • Team player and customer-service-focused attitude
  • Must be willing and able to wear multiple hats, manage multiple projects, and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadline
  • Self-motivation, Customer Focus, Professional Ethics, Team Work
  • No restriction to travel
  • Fluency in English
  • Full-time, Part-time or Freelance Engagement

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