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Category Host entity Country
Human Resources Officer 11 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF United States of America
Open

Human Resources Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
12 months
11 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the HR Officer, the UNV HR Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support UNICEF’s UN Volunteers programme:

  • Support the implementation of UNICEF-UNV Action Plan;
  • Implement a strategy for fostering greater UNV/UNICEF collaboration; identify opportunities to increase the number of UN Volunteers supporting UNICEF, including the use of UNV Online Volunteering service; liaise with UNV to identify UN Volunteer resources to complement UNICEF required skillsets, implement corrective strategies to strengthen the UNICEF / UNV Partnership;
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities to strengthen the UNICEF-UNV partnership at the country, regional and HQ levels, including with programming and humanitarian divisions, including through establishing business processes as required.
  • Strengthen effective integration of UN Volunteers to UNICEF e.g. induction, learning and career development opportunities;
  • Monitor and report on global information of UNVs, providing management with periodic information updates and recommendations as applicable;
  • Respond to queries on UN Volunteers from interested offices, including on internal UNICEF policies;

2. Support UNICEF’s Internship programme:

  • Respond to queries on internships from interested candidates/hiring offices/interns;
  • Monitor and report on global use of interns, providing management with periodic information updates and recommendations as applicable;
  • Work with the OneHR community, PPD and universities to establish partnerships for funded interns with key universities in as diverse a range of countries as possible.

  1. 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.;
  • 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.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree in human resources, social sciences, development studies, business administration/management, or equivalent;
24 Months
  • Minimum two years of relevant professional work experience in human resources, partnership management, communications, or another relevant field;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Power BI mandatory;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development

Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).

No

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Application deadline: 11/05/2021

Human Resources Assistant 16 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNSMIL Libya
Open

Human Resources Assistant

International Specialist
UNSMIL
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
12 months
16 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief Human Resources Officer the UN Volunteer Human Resources Assistant will:
• Assists with the recruitment process for all categories of personnel, including staff and non-staff
• Publish vacancy announcements on local websites pertaining to National staff and Consultant/IC recruitments.
• Administer tests and interviews, participate as HR ex-Officio in interview panels.
• Assists in the administration of contracts, benefits and entitlements of National Staff, UNVs, Consultants, Individual Contractors.
• Assists in the coordination and administration of recruitment and contracts of Service Contract holders with UNDP.
• Draft inter-office memoranda, faxes, To Whom It May Concern letters and other routine correspondence.
• Prepare weekly valise to New York.
• Process expense reports for staff and non-staff categories
• Maintain tracking databases (Expired UNLPs, e-Performances of staff members and arrival/installation of staff members’ dependents in Tunis).
• Liaise with Security Section pertaining to the issuance/extension of ID cards.
• Filing and scanning documentation.
• Perform other office duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree or equivalent in the field of Human Resources Management, Administration, or any related field is required.

36 Months

At least three (3) years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Human Resources Management, Administration or a related field is required; experience with using ERP systems is desirable; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is desirable;
• The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports the Chief Human Resources Officer and the duties of that office with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required.
• Tertiary education in a relevant field.

• Experience in UN field operations would be an asset, including good working knowledge of UN rules and regulations regarding recruitment policies and procedures.
• Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

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

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams, Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Self-Management

* 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 to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 16 May 2021

HR Assistant, Sourcing & Recruitment 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist WHO Hungary
WHO
Hungary
Budapest (HUN)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
18 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Team Lead in the Global Sourcing and Recruitment Team or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer HR Assistant, Sourcing & Recruitment will provide support in some, or all, of the following duties and responsibilities:

I. Outreach:

1. Assists the responsible officer in:

a. Identifying the best and most appropriate outreach activities to target the talent.

b. Sourcing potential candidates through various channels, such as hosting or participating in career events/job fairs, online channels (social platforms, professional networks).

c. Managing a variety of outlets, such as job postings and social media, while effectively targeting the right kinds of candidates for the job.

II. Recruitment and Selection:

1. Assists the responsible Officer(s) in activities and processes related to the recruitment of Fixed-term and Temporary Staff (all categories), and Consultants:

a. Drafts and ensures accuracy of vacancy notices, and posts them on the Intra/Internet, via standard distribution. Drafts appropriate screening questions.

b. Generates preliminary screening of applicants on the basis of agreed criteria; generates spreadsheet using the on-line recruitment system to facilitate review by the HR officer, hiring manager and subsequent selection panel.

c. Ensures all arrangements for interviewing and testing of prospective staff including preparing recruitment panel files, scheduling interviews, arranging for video conferencing facilities, organizing travel as required, and monitoring of testing.

d. Conducts reference searches and enters candidate profiles in GSM (ERP system); and

e. Initiates preliminary version of selection panel reports (by inserting posting and screening information) and prepares selection background for submission to approving authority.

2. Provides assistance to staff members and/or applicants under selection or under reassignment and ensures that support and accurate and complete information is provided in a timely manner.

3. Liaises with the Global Service Centre to provide information and obtain clarification on specific staffing cases, particularly in relation to queries from candidates on entitlements and benefits, and during the on-boarding and separation processes.

4. Maintains an updated and efficient tracking system to ensure cases are efficiently managed within the allocated timeframe and in the most effective way; maintains all necessary records, databases and statistics to allow comprehensive filing, tracking and analysis.

5. Drafts reports and messages, prepares formal HR correspondence to both staff members and managers.

6. Organizes meetings, teleconferences, and selection panels and all related logistics; ensures completeness of all documentation and information for the meeting.

7. Acts as the focal point for all administrative questions in relation to the topics covered.

8. Liaises with different divisions within WHO to share, search for information and proactively develops new useful contacts.

9. Performs any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Secondary education

Essential:
Completion of secondary school supplemented by training in administrative/HR work.

Desirable:
Additional relevant higher education an advantage.

60 Months

Essential:
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in HR or administrative work.

Desirable:
Two years' recent experience in a WHO or UN administrative division, preferably in the area of Human Resources, to have a sound knowledge of the Staff Regulations and Staff Rules, procedures and practices as related to the work.

Other:
Proficient computer skills in MS Office applications (including PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
Practical knowledge of ERP applications such as Oracle or SAP would be an asset.
Practical knowledge of recruitment and onboarding system such as Taleo (Oracle based) would be an asset.

Language skills:
Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
Working knowledge of French is desirable.
Knowledge of another WHO official language is an asset.

Functional knowledge and skills:
Strong analytical skills and good sense of judgement.
Ability to draft in English neatly, concisely and grammatically correct.
Very good organization skills.
High sense of prioritization and attention to details.
Discretion and tact; ability to handle and preserve confidential information.
Ability to liaise with people at all levels in the Organization and to proactively search for information.
Ability to plan ahead and at the same time work well under pressure.
Customer orientation, cultural sensitivity and good business ethics.
Self-motivated, flexible and able to innovate.
Good knowledge of WHO/UN rules, procedures and office practices is desirable.

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

Communication, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* 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: 18-05-2021