Employ Candidates Compliantly in Ethiopia

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Global Employer of Record in Ethiopia


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Willing to hire international workforce in Ethiopia? 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 Ethiopia in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Ethiopia:

  • Location – Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
  • Capital – Ethiopia’s capital city is Addis Ababa.
  • Population – Ethiopia has a population of about 102,403 million and an area of 1,104,300 sq. km.
  • Labor force – The labor force participation rate in Ethiopia in the fourth quarter of 2017 is 82.46 percent.
  • Currency – The national currency of Ethiopia is Birr.
  • Holidays – Ethiopia has 11 public holidays: Ethiopian Christmas, Epiphany, Victory at Adwa Day, Day of Lament, Good Friday, Easter, International Workers’ Day, Ethiopian Patriots Victory Day, Derg Downfall Day, New Year’s Day, Finding of the True Cross.

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

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a 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 Ethiopia, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Ethiopia in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia

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 Ethiopia, 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 visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Ethiopia

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Ethiopia 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 freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

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

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