Human Resources Officer at UNICEF, Sao Tome and Principe

Deadline: 2 October 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Sao Tome and Principe.

Under the close supervision of the Chief of Operations / Operations Manager, provide technical support/assistance and timely and effective execution of HR activates in all areas of the HR management for all categories of staff, in a medium or small-sized country / area office in accordance with the HR work plan, consistent with the Country Programme Management Plan.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Promote equity, transparency, and consistency in the interpretation, determination, implementation and administration of HR policy, procedures and guidelines on all HR related matters applicable to the staff in the office.
  • Support, implement and administer the effective and timely recruitment processes in the hiring and retaining the best talents available to support the strategic human recourses needs of the office.
  • Ensure timely, equitable, transparent and systematic administration of all HR benefits, entitlements, contracts renewal and termination, performance management, promotions and other HR activities.
  • Implement and administer the equitable, transparent and efficient GS job classification system in compliance with the established classification policy, guidelines, procedures and related requirements.
  • Conduct timely and effective training programmes and briefing on career management to all staff in the office in order to support the capacity building and career development of all staff.
  • Provide technical analysis and support to the management and planning process in the office as it relates to budget planning, staffing, organization design and other HR planning and development deliberations.
  • Contribute to the budget preparation and review process through an analysis of staffing pattern and needs of the office. Participate in management meetings affecting HR planning and management.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • University degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, business administration, international relations, psychology, etc).
  • 1 year of relevant professional work experience.
  • Field work experience.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language.
  • Fluency in the national language of the duty station an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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