Deadline: 17 June 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Manager (Administrative Law) in Budapest, Hungary. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The Manager (Administrative Law) will provide authoritative legal and policy advice on human resources and administrative matters, as well as to lead and manage the sub-unit responsible for the provision of legal advice and support.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Manager (Administrative Law) will perform the following functions-
- Oversee and manage the team that prepares the Organization’s position and response to:
- Request for Administrative Review, and
- Appeal to the Global Board of Appeal (GBA).
- Provide expert advice on legally sound courses of action with regard to the establishment, 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 existing precedents.
- Manage and supervise the sub-unit to ensure the appropriate prioritization and delegation of activities to sub-unit members, in order to achieve the sub-unit objectives, and acts as Coordinator in his/her absence.
- Provide strategic legal advice and guidance in 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.
- Represent WHO/HRD at conferences and meetings related to human resources and legal issues and represents the organization in proceedings before internal and external bodies of appeal such as the ILO Administrative Tribunal, courts of law and other judicial bodies in necessary.
- Work 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, desirable.
- 10 years relevant experience in the application of legal principles, 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.
- Expert knowledge of French and 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.