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UN Women: Human Resources Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||19-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Human Resource Section is responsible for the timely, accurate, equitable, effective and efficient delivery of all human resources management services, i.e. strategic staff planning, recruitment, staff administration, organizational and design and learning/career development, for the continuous development and improvement in human resource operations, policies, and methods to align with UN Women evolving business needs, and for providing advisory support to the Executive Director in the formulation and implementation of UN Women's overall mission, strategy and plans of actions.
Under the supervision of the Deputy HR Director in headquarters (HQ), the Human Resource (HR) Specialist is responsible for efficient management of UN Women’s Junior Professional Officer (JPO) programme and will oversee and manage the benefits & entitlement portfolio. The HR Specialist builds solid client relationships with donor community, Junior Professional Office Service Center (JPOSC), senior managers in a multicultural environment requiring solid knowledge of the organization and its operations. The HR specialist also works closely with internal UN Women colleagues, staff, managers and other clients/stakeholders to provide advisory services on the application and interpretation of HR rules, regulations, policies and procedures, with a focus on benefits and entitlements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the UN Women JPO programme taking into consideration relevant trends in political developments within the donor community, anticipate funding levels and relevant programmatic concerns:
Provide guidance and support on HR policy and issues related to benefits and entitlements:
Representation and networking in assigned areas:
Provide Reports and maintain database:
Provide any other support as requested by supervisor.
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf.
Required Skills and Experience
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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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.