Human Resources Officer at WHO, Brazzaville, Congo

Deadline: 28 August 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 2 years.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Participate in and provide guidance on developing HR planning for events and emergencies; work with incident/hiring managers to develop and review HR plans and budgets, and prioritize and forecast critical workforce needs.
  • Supervise and coordinate all HR emergency operations linked to targeting pre-recruitment, recruitment, onboarding and end of assignment briefing/debriefing formalities and processes for staff and non-staff deployed for health emergencies. Coordinate with country offices, the Global Service Centre and the regional HR unit on all aspects of recruitment, contractual and staffing actions.
  • When necessary oversee the monitoring of deployed staff and non-staff during an event and liaise closely with WHO Security focal points and the United Nations Department of Safety and Security UNDSS to ensure appropriate security clearance and monitoring of deployments in field operations.
  • Advise staff and supervisors on WHO Staff Rules and Regulations, HR policies and HR emergency operations and procedures, all administration of entitlements (including but not limited to Rest and Recuperation, Compensatory Leave, Hardship allowance and etc.) duties, responsibilities, code of conduct and performance management and career development.
  • Develop new, or modify existing, position descriptions and Terms of Reference in collaboration with headquarters and regional offices. Target, review, vet, and validate recruitment profiles and liaise with concerned stakeholders for required actions and rapid response recruitment.6. Compile and analyze data and use it to generate reports on work volume and projected staffing needs, to provide trends and information required for strategic decision making by managers.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced university degree in Human Resources management, business or public administration, law or social sciences.
  • Additional training in Human Resources or Emergency management.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in HR management in a large organization, including supervision of staff.
  • Experience in HR operations in emergency situations.
  • Excellent knowledge of French with a good working knowledge of English.
  • Portuguese would be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.