Deadline: 17 June 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of HR Specialist in Budapest, Hungary. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The HR Specialist provide legal advice and supervision in support of legally sound, fair and effective human resources management across all three levels of the Organization, particularly with respect to the Administration’s position and responses to requests for administrative review and appeals before the Global Board of Appeal.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The HR Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Supervise members of the team that prepare the Organization’s position and response to:
- Requests for Administrative Review, and
- Appeals to the Global Board of Appeal (GBA).
- Provide guidance on legally sound courses of action with regard to the implementation and application of the Organization’s Staff Regulations and Staff Rules and related human resources policies and procedures, particularly in cases which are of a complex or sensitive nature, or where often there are no precedents across the three levels of the Organization.
- Supervise staff within the sub-unit to ensure the appropriate prioritization and delegation of activities to team members, in order to meet the team objectives, and may act as Manager (Administrative Law) in his/her absence.
- Attend conferences and meetings related to human resources and legal issues.
- Attend sittings of the ILO Administrative Tribunal.
- Contribute to the development and revision of Staff Regulations and Staff Rules, eManual provisions and other information or regulatory tools, in order to reflect changes in the Organization’s statutory and policy framework.
- Works in other areas of human resources and performs all other related duties as required.
Applicants must have-
- Advanced university degree in Law.
- University degree in human resources management is desirable.
- Admittance to Bar of a Member State or an equivalent qualification to practice law in a Member State is desirable.
- 7 years of relevant experience in the application of legal principles and concepts and in the analysis and application of rules and regulations.
- Experience in grievance and appeals systems, and in an international setting and multicultural environment.
- Experience in the management of human and financial resources and assets, desirable.
- Good knowledge and application of commonly used software applications.
- Expert knowledge of English and intermediate knowledge of French.
- Intermediate knowledge of another official UN language, desirable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.