Human Resources Officer at UNICEF, Abuja, Nigeria

Deadline: 25 January 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Abuja, Nigeria. The duration of tghis post is 6 months.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, determination and administration of international and local conditions of service, terms of employment, benefits and allowances in accordance with UNIUNICEF regulations and rules.
  • Advise management and staff on correct interpretation and application of HR policies and procedures and provide counselling as required.
  • Coordinate with relevant Government ministries and other appropriate local institutions to ensure the processing of international staff conditions of service, entitlements and privileges in country.
  • Support the office’s administrative and technical needs for professional officers, general service and temporary staff by implementing and administering effective and speedy recruitment procedures.
  • Ensure organizational targets (geographic distribution, gender, etc.) are met while not compromising on the recruitment and retention of national staff of the highest caliber.
  • Team with supervisors in the recruitment process to ensure integrity and merit in all selection procedures while supporting the needs of managers and goals of diversity.
  • Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the selection and placement of staff.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely actions for renewals of contracts, promotions, within-grade increments, and performance evaluations.
  • Develop and implement plans, including timetables, for contract reviews, renewals and terminations; ensures timely notice to staff.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, business administration, international relations, psychology, etc).
  • Additional professional training an advantage.
  • 2 years of relevant professional work experience and field work experience.
  • Experience in hiring and recruitment process will be an advantage.
  • Background/familiarity with emergency.
  • Fluency in English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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