Human Resources Specialist – UNICEF – N’Djamena, Chad

Human Resources Specialist – UNICEF – N’Djamena, Chad

The HR Specialist, within their area of responsibility, is accountable for implementing HR services that enhance the capacity of their clients to deliver on their business goals and objectives. In doing so, the incumbent demonstrates the ability to anticipate HR-related needs and develop subsequent plans and solutions that align HR management with business objectives.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Business Partnering
  • Serve as the single point of contact for his/her client portfolio on advice pertaining to all aspects of the employment life cycle
  • 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.
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.
  • Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services
  • Provide support to various or one specific HR occupation (recruitment, job classification, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help their supervisors 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.
Learning and Capacity Development
  • In collaboration with business owners, design and deliver learning plans for staff to enhance their knowledge and build skills in new areas.
  • Contributes to the mapping of competencies for all staff in assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline.
  • Recommend efficient and cost-effective learning products which strengthen staff capacity to contribute effectively to business goals.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Provide orientation briefings to new staff.
  • Provide day-to-day performance and talent management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, career conversations, and disciplinary actions).
HR Data Analytics
  • Interpret and analyze HR data to help inform strategic decision making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Develop data collection systems to optimize data quality.
  • Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.

Recruitment Qualifications

Education
  • An Advanced University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology or another related field is required.
  • First University Degree + 7 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the Advanced University Degree.
Experience
  • Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.
Language Requirements
  • Fluency in French and English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
Closing date for applications 31 December 2019 before midnight.

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Human Resources Assistant – UNESCO – Paris, France

Human Resources Assistant – UNESCO – Paris, France

Overview of the functions of the post

The HR Assistant position is located in the Service Section Unit of the Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM/SES).

The HR Assistant will perform the full range of Human Resources support functions, including working across Sectors/Offices, to provide timely and professional benefits and entitlements services to clients in compliance with the UNESCO Staff Rules and Regulations.

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer of HRM/SES/Team 1 and within assigned authority, the incumbent will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Review and process requests for entitlements and claims from staff members in accordance with staff rules and established HR procedures.
  • Carry out a range of personnel actions related to appointments, extensions, transfers, separations, etc.
  • Collect and synthesize data and information on complex cases related to staff salaries, allowances and entitlements for approval/decision.
  • Review and constantly update the HR database in the HR management system.
  • Draft a wide range of correspondence and other notification materials, and support quality control to ensure a high standard of writing for all HR communications.
  • Maintain effective and efficient communication with the concerned Sectors/Offices or Units/Teams on matters related to staff salaries, allowances and entitlements, and respond promptly to information requests and inquiries from clients.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Completed secondary, technical and/or vocational education.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in the field of human resources, administration or related areas.
Competencies/Skills
  • Service-oriented and ability to deal efficiently and tactfully with people of different cultural background.
  • Utmost discretion, integrity, tact and diplomacy.
  • Attention to detail and meticulousness.
  • Judgment and ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to take initiatives and provide quality and timely support services.
  • Good Knowledge of IT tools with proficiency in the use of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Computerized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of English or French  and good knowledge of the other language.

Desirable Qualifications

Work Experience
  • Relevant experience in the UN System or other international organizations.
Skills/Competencies
  • Good knowledge of SAP.
  • Good knowledge of UNESCO’S rules, administrative procedures and standard practices.
Closing date for applications 26 December 2019 before midnight.

Human Resources Specialist – UNICEF – Panama City

Human Resources Specialist – UNICEF – Panama City

Main Duties

Strategic Business Partnering
  • Serve as the single point of contact for your Regional Office (RO) and/or Country Office (CO) client portfolio on advice pertaining to all aspects of the employment life cycle.
  • Proactively collaborate with clients to help fulfil their business goals through anticipating HR-related needs and presenting subsequent plans of action.
  • Advice clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organization’s interests.
  • Collaborate effectively with other sections as well as Headquarters and centers of expertise to provide coherent solutions for clients.
  • Actively participate in establishing and implementing the annual work plan, setting priorities/targets and performance measures.
  • Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
Acting as a Change Agent
  • Liaise with the Regional and Country Offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation.
  • Interpret and analyze HR data to help inform strategic decision making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Promote HR initiatives that support organizational culture change, improved results and staff development and explain the scope and ramifications of proposed HR initiatives, promoting understanding of their purpose and functional advantages. Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity.
Employee Championing
  • Contribute to the development of competencies for all staff in assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline.
  • Recommend efficient and cost-effective learning products which strengthen staff capacity to contribute effectively to business goals.
  • Provide day-to-day performance and talent management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions).
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Relationship Management
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with centers of expertise, the global shared services center and global staff association.
  • Collaborate with sister-agencies on best HR practices within the UN or other affiliated organizations.

Requirements

  • An Advanced University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology or another related field.
  • A minimum of Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.
  • Direct hands-on experience in the implementation of HR solutions in a development context is an asset.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of Spanish is required. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is considered an asset.
Closing date for applications 05 January 2020 before midnight.

HR Clerk – OSCE – Vienna, Austria

HR Clerk – OSCE – Vienna, Austria

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Human Resources Officer, the HR Clerk will be responsible for supporting the work of the HR Services Administration Section, maintaining personnel files and records and carrying out various clerical duties related to HR administration. More specifically, the HR Clerk will be tasked with:

Assisting with staff administration duties including the following:
  • Preparing briefing and separation packages for new or separating staff members in the Secretariat;
  • Issuing OSCE identity cards for staff and mission members, including photo prints;
  • Preparing certificates of service and statements of earnings for current and former staff / mission members;
  • Distributing Provident Fund statements and Cigna insurance cards;
  • Assisting with the contract extension/transfer process for seconded staff / mission members;
  • Administering the HRS/Administration team mail account.
Serving as Documents and Records Management focal point in the DHR/HRS/Administration Unit, including:
  • Maintaining the filing system: establishing files for new staff members and closing files upon completion of service for archives, as instructed;
  • Maintaining all personnel files of international mission members and all fixed-term Secretariat employees, including the electronic files.
Replacing HR Assistants during their absences and assisting them during peak periods of work; performing other related duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications

  • Completed secondary education; supplementary secretarial and/or human resources training is a distinct asset;
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience working in clerical positions;
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and customer-service orientation, including a high level of discretion and confidentiality;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills;
  • Computer literate with practical experience using Microsoft applications and human resources databases;
  • Professional fluency in English, including excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of other OSCE working languages, particularly German, is highly desirable;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of team, with people of different cultural, and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.
Closing date for applications 10 December 2019 before midnight.