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People Performance and Effectiveness Specialist - IPSA 11
|Application Deadline :||23-May-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||IPSA (Short-Term)|
|Post Level :||IPSA-11|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months – part time 80%|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months – part time 80%|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Instructions to Applicants: Click on the "Apply now" button. Input your information in the appropriate Sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation. Upon completion of the first page, please hit "submit application" tab at the end of the page. Please ensure that CV or P11 and the Cover letter are combined in one file.
The following documents shall be required from the applicants:
Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.
Managers may ask (ad hoc) for any other materials relevant to pre-assessing the relevance of their experience, such as reports, presentations, publications, campaigns or other materials.
Strengthening a high-performance culture is one of the key priorities of UNDP’s new People for 2030 Strategy. As part of this effort, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is supporting a transformation of how individual performance management is approached and implemented across the organization. Ensuring accountability for good performance and, as such, enhancing employee engagement and experience including recognizing and rewarding excellence is part of this transformation. The People Performance Unit (PPU) falls part of the Office of Human Resources (OHR) and exists to provide substantive leadership to the development and implementation of the UNDP-wide approaches and strategies aimed at creating a positive employee experience and maintaining a safe, respectful and enabling working environment that enables personnel engagement, productivity and performance.
More specifically, OHR aims to design and implement an enhanced performance management framework by; (i)strengthening the capacity of people managers to manage all aspects of individual performance effectively including underperformance, (ii)implementing meaningful, regular dialogues between managers and personnel whereby the focus of performance management shifts from assessment and compliance to the ongoing support, and coaching for development and (iii) redesigning the UNDP Performance management policy, system, guidance and tools for staff and other personnel to strengthen the objectivity, credibility and reliability of performance management framework and ensure alignment with the UNDP competency framework.
The Contractor will report to the Chief People Performance Unit.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Chief People Performance, the consultant is expected to ensure the timely delivery of the following outputs;
1) Lead implementation of the UNDP Performance Management and Development (PMD) system
2) Design and roll out Performance Management guidance and learning ?materials
3) Conduct comprehensive gap analysis of the existing Performance Management framework and propose concrete actions and recommendations that support a shift in the culture.
Required Skills and Experience