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Human Resources Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000752-10161
Open

Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Maputo (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Human Resources Specialist, the UNV Human Resources Officer will perform the following tasks:

1. Business Partnering

  • Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partners in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring the highest level of client-orientation.
  • Proactively advise clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organizations interests in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity.

2. Strategic Human Resources

  • Liaise with the HQ Divisions, regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes.
  • Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting-edge practices in HR management and contribute to the development of global policies, procedures and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned

3. Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services

  • Provide support to various HR services (recruitment, onboarding, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help the HR department in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber.
  • When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret established, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required.

4. Learning and Capacity Development

  • In collaboration with business owners, support the design and delivery of learning and development plans for staff.
  • Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all staff included in the assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Implement onboarding atrategy and actions and provide orientation briefing to new staff.

5. HR Data Analytics

  • Collect, interpret and analyze HR data to help inform decision making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality.
  • Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology, or another related field is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of principles and concepts of human resources management
  • Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong research, planning and organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Technology (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of PowerBI is an asset.
  • Experience with HR Systems is an asset (SAP, ATS, LMS, etc.).

Interpersonal and Communication

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience

Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promogulated HR regulations and rules

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 08 August 2021
Education in Emergencies Capacity Development Int. Specialist UNICEF United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000148-10119
Open

Education in Emergencies Capacity Development

Education in Emergencies Capacity Development

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Education Specialist in the Education in Emergencies team, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

The UN Volunteer will be working with the Education Team under the direct supervision of the Education in Emergencies Specialist. The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Provide technical Support to the rolling out of the Global online Education in Emergencies E-Learning Course through: creation of a maintenance and operation plan to regularly monitor the course, peer exercises and content updates as required; develop and manage course evaluation system; support to the global launch and promotion of course globally by identifying opportunities to showcase course and participate in events; Pilot and launch the full versions in Arabic, French and Spanish; Provide data visualisation and analysis on course completions and As the course evolves, suggest content updates that will be updated to meet demands for capacity development in emerging areas in EiE such as guidance on education for children on the move, education and the humanitarian-development continuum and Education Sector Analysis Guidelines, and additions related to COVID on teaching personnel and blended learning as required.
  2. Capacity Development on Preparedness: Review UNICEF trainings on preparedness in EiE; map out existing training opportunities; analyse and recommend additions; support development of preparedness case-studies on good practices and liaise with the global education cluster on any training initiatives.
  3. In line with the global roll out of our new CCCs Plan and identify trainings and/or on the job mentoring opportunities to UNICEF staff on EiE and share opportunities globally. Work to Systematise and targeting Regional/COs with specific support to countries to undertake Education Sector Analysis on risk informed programming with the SIDER team.
  4. Capacity Development Knowledge Management Create communities of practice online for capacity development and Support to global yammer group- including external partners for sharing of solutions on EiE
  5. Expand South-South cooperation and regional partnerships on capacity development in EiE along with communities of practice and online dialogues and seminars.
  6. Participate in section wide capacity development initiatives and provide support as required.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Post Graduate degree in education, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, human resource development, international development or another related field;

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of experience in designing capacity development programmes, particularly those linked to education and the social sectors

Field work experience in education in humanitarian or developing countries is preferable as is any experience in applying risk-informed ana.

Excellent inter-personal, mentoring, facilitation and communication skills.

Excellent Analysis and Organisation skills

Proficiency in using MS Office package including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access database etc.

Excellent English language written and spoken skills are required. Knowledge of Arabic, Spanish or French an asset.

Able to work to meet deadlines and work with remote supervision.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Proficiency in using MS Office package including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and any learning platforms etc.

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 01-08-2021