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VMAM Code SENR000477-5458

UNV Human Resources Officer

International Specialist
UNFPA
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French, English
Immediate
6 months
17 December 2019

This assignment is in support to the UNFPA Regional Office for West and Central Africa.

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Strategic Partner, the UN Volunteer will substantively contribute to:

  • Facilitating the identification and meeting of Human Resource needs and objectives of the organisation in the region;
  • Supporting the effective implementation of the Human Resources aspects of the UNFPA Strategic Plan and Business Model;
  • Driving the alignment of HR Strategic initiatives, as detailed in the HR Strategy, with Regional/Country Office business needs;
  • Guiding management in applying HR policies and practices effectively and empower clients to provide input to HR policy and practices in order to best meet the strategic needs of the Region;
  • Supporting Capacity building and knowledge sharing.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree, (preferably advanced degree) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences or related field;

24 Months
  • Good knowledge and understanding of substantive aspects of UNFPA mandate;

  • Possess at least two (02) years of experience at the national or international level in providing HR services;

  • Knowledge of modern concepts and approaches in the field of Human Resources;

  • Experience in recruitment is required;

  • Initiative, strong conceptual abilities, sound judgment, ability to multi-task

  • Experience in using relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, graphics software, spreadsheets and database management systems, Internet, etc;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams