Employ Candidates Compliantly in Burundi

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Global Employer of Record in Burundi

Global employment services

Willing to hire an international workforce in Burundi? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in Burundi in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Burundi:

  • Location – Burundi is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
  • Capital – Burundi’s capital city is Bujumbura.
  • Population – Burundi has a population of about 10,5 million and an area of 27,834 sq. km.
  • Labor force – The labor force participation rate in Burundi in the fourth quarter of 2017 is 78.87 percent.
  • Currency – The national currency of Burundi is the Burundian franc.
  • Holidays – Burundi has 11 major public holidays: New Year’s Day, Unity Day, Ntaryamira Day, Labour Day, Ascension, Independence Day, Assumption, Rwagasore Day, Ndadaye Day, All Saints’ Day, and Christmas Day.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Burundi to have a presence in this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage the global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in Burundi, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Burundi in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Burundi has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in Burundi so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in Burundi

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in Burundi, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for a visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Burundi

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Burundi in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you the freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

Part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in Burundi is that we can organize work permits and business visas in Burundi required for expatriates’ immigration.

Work Permit and Expats Employment in Burundi

If you need to send some of your employees on an international assignment to Burundi, our ex-pats employment solution is the best option for you. This solution covers work permit and visa sponsorship, as well as handling any immigration issues that may arise when employing your workforce.

With our expertise and years of experience in global immigration support, we assist you with work permits and business visas if and when required and ensure that your international employees get their work permits within the standard duration of 2-6 months. This service is guaranteed regardless of the type of employment involved.

We bear full responsibility for employing them in compliance with the local legislation. This frees you from the administrative hassle and relieves your employees of the stress and risks that go with global immigration. We provide you with timely and accurate information about the current status of your workforce, their visa, and work permit, including the expiry dates.

According to the labor law of Burundi, your employees will be at risk of having their work permit revoked if they do any of the following:

  • do not perform the works for which they are employed;
  • lose vital qualifications that are required to execute the job.

Our Global Employer of Record solution helps you have your mobile workforce officially employed in Burundi by our company instead of setting up your own legal entity there. You just choose the right candidate that you need to have working for you in Burundi and we handle all the rest fast and hassle-free.

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