Human Resources Officer at UNOPS, Jerusalem, Israel

Deadline: 23 December 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Jerusalem, Israel.

The Human Resources Officer will be responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Support to policy development and implementation
    • Contribute to HR policy development and corporate HR initiatives by compiling and maintaining data on trends, risks and opportunities and sharing local HR best practices.
    • Provide technical or administrative services in support of HR initiatives for attainment of business objectives in line with the corporate HR strategy.
  • Advisory Services
    • Provide guidance on HR related systems and processes including but not limited to Recruitment, Contracts, Benefits and Entitlements consistent with UNOPS rules and procedures.
    • Provide advice and answers to personnel on routine cases for HR services such as the performance appraisal process, learning & development activities, contracts, benefits, entitlements and remuneration and career development.
    • Assist to provide guidance as needed on sensitive matters including grievances, potential violations in code of conduct, harassment, abuse, workplace disputes, performance improvement plans, complex employee relations matters, etc.
  • Talent Acquisition and Administration
    • Implement talent acquisition activities in line with UNOPS policies and processes covering Recruitment, Onboarding, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Change Management, Salary and Benefit administration, Contract Administration, Succession Planning and Out-processing.
    • Liaise with UNOPS’ HR related groups on personnel administration matters.
    • Guide business units in engagement and work enrichment initiatives and development of annual training plans.
  • Team Management
    • Organize, facilitate and/or deliver training and learning initiatives for personnel and other personnel on HR-related topics.
    • Substantively contribute to the planning and development of the HR components of the office annual report.
    • Collect feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and put to use productively.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • MA Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Commerce, International Management or other relevant discipline.
  • A first level university degree with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a human resource management and/or administration area, at the national level, in providing HR advisory services and /or managing responsibilities in a multicultural setting;
  • At least 2 years of extensive experience in contract administration and recruitment and staffing.
  • Experience working with UN/NGO’s and/or post-conflict environments is highly desirable.
  • Experience in supporting projects and team management.
  • Experience in project and team management and skills development is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is essential.
  • Working knowledge of Hebrew, is helpful.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.