Unicef: Senior Human Resources Associate Job 2019

By | June 19, 2019

Unicef: Senior Human Resources Associate Job 2019

Senior Human Resources Associate, GS-7, Post#4073, Kampala, Uganda, Req#523189 ( Open to Ugandan Nationals only)

Job no: 523189

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Uganda, Nepal

Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)

School/Unit: Uganda

Department/Office: Kampala, Uganda

Categories: Human Resources, G-7

For every child, a new idea

Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision and guidance of the Human Resources Manager, the Senior Human Resources Assistant provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff in his/her office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery, whilst promoting a client-based, quality and results orientated approach to the unit and ensuring compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations.  

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Support in the processing of entitlement and benefits
  2. Support in recruitment and placement
  3. Support in learning and development
  4. Support in organization design and job classification

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible human resources, administrative or clerical work experience required. UN experience is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Planning and organizing, and Following Instructions and Procedures.

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Jun 17 2019 Nepal Standard Time

Application close: Jun 30 2019 Nepal Standard Time

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