400px HelpAge International Consultancy: Revision of Labour and Occupational Health Regulations requirement in Colombia

Consultancy: Revision of Labour and Occupational Health Regulations requirement in Colombia

  • Contractor
  • Bogota Colombia
  • TBD USD / Year
  • HelpAge International profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

HelpAge International

Location of the consultancy: Bogotá, Colombia or remotely

Time limit for completion: Two months from the date of signature of the contract.

About HelpAge

HelpAge International works with partners and a diverse global network of more than 170 organisations over 90 countries, supporting millions of older people to live safe, dignified, and healthy lives. Through our partnership and collaborations, we work to ensure the inclusion of older people across society and strive to deliver a just and fair world for everyone, whatever their age.


HelpAge currently has 8 employees in Colombia who are all on national contracts, working remotely with flexible daytime schedule.

Main Objective

To carry out a specialised consultancy for the review and compliance with the requirements of labour and occupational health regulations in Colombia, forlicalisation of IHA LAC Team from a Non-Profit Entity (ESAL) domiciled abroad to a local partner in Colombia.


  • Review current practice with regard to staff working on non-working days and ensure in line with Colombia statutory requirements. Review the payment of overtime under the current modalities of work: Remote, flexible and daytime schedule.
  • Advice about the work condition under the flexible and remote modality in line with Colombian statutory requirements
  • Review the payment of travel expenses to ensure in line with Colombia statutory requirements.
  • Provide legal advice on the transition of current staff to another local entity.
  • Provide legal advice on the possible de- registration of the HelpAge office in Colombia.
  • Review contracts with suppliers, local partners, orders and contract for services and consultancies.
  • Provide other guidance on employment matters in line with Colombian law, including primas, cesantias and social security.


  • Joint work plan with actions, deliverables, dates and responsible parties, previously agreed with the Legal Representation in Colombia and the Humanitarian Programmes Manager, which will require the prior approval of the contract supervisor.
  • List of specific products to be delivered in the consultancy, including partial reports, legal concepts and other products related to the purpose of this consultancy, previously agreed upon with the Legal Representation in Colombia and the Humanitarian Programs Manager, which will require prior approval of the contract supervisor.
  • Final report with consolidated outputs, results achieved and recommended way forward, previously approved by the contract supervisor.


The consultancy will be supervised by James O’Neil, Humanitarian Programmes Manager LAC.

Profile of the Firm and or individual person

  • At least 8 years of professional experience in compliance with labour laws and related regulations, including occupational hazards.
  • At least one senior consultant, a qualified lawyer with a minimum specialisation in labour law and 8 years of experience in the field.
  • At least one accounting-financial consultant, expert in payments, payroll, labour settlements and at least five years of experience in financial and accounting issues derived from the application of Colombian labour regulations.
  • At least one technologist with expertise in the specific areas of occupational health and occupational hazards.
  • Ability to provide information in English to HelpAge International representatives.
  • Ability to provide compliance policies as requested for this consultancy.


HelpAge International is committed to safeguarding the communities with which we work, our partners, staff and any others who we come into contact with. The post holder will also be responsible for:

  • Preventing harm and abuse from our people, operations and programmes to anyone that encounters our work.
  • Reporting all safeguarding incidents you see, hear, hear about or suspect, using our internal reporting mechanism.
  • Complying with all safeguarding framework policies and practices.
  • Completing mandatory training courses relating to our safeguarding policy framework and complying with HR vetting procedures.

All employments at HelpAge International will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include misconduct disclosure schemes and terrorism finance checks.

Inquiries: Any questions or inquiries regarding this consultancy can be sent to [email protected] by 29 February 2024.

How to apply

All interested individuals/firms are requested to express interest by email to [email protected] while coping in Juan Rubio via email [email protected] by 1 March 2024. Early expression is strongly encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The proposal should have a Cover Letter with Technical and financial proposal, CVs.

Deadline: 1 Mar 2024

Job Notifications
Subscribe to receive notifications for the latest job vacancies.