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Human Resources Associate (ROSTER RECRUITMENT)
|Location :||Copenhagen, DENMARK|
|Application Deadline :||31-Oct-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||More than a year; Fixed Term Appointment|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||More than a year; Fixed Term Appointment|
Under the guidance and supervision of the HR Specialists and the HR Analysts/HR Associates, the HR Associate (HRA) manages the determination and implementation of benefits and entitlements of Fixed Term, Temporary Appointments and Permanent Appointments of International staff and General service staff in headquarters, covering life and career events from pre-appointment to beyond separation.
The HRA is accountable for ensuring transparency, accuracy and assuring full compliance with Staff Regulations and Rules.
The HRA advises internal and external clients and partners on Benefits and Entitlements, Staff Regulations and Rules and HR guidelines and promotes a collaborative and client-oriented approach, sharing knowledge and best practice, including conducting training courses and coaching. Clients with whom there is direct contact include International Professional and headquarters support staff of UNDP and its Funds and trust funds (except JPOs). Partners include other UN Agencies as well as other units in UNDP such as OHR and BMS, Travel/transportation units as well as the Executive Officers/HR Associates (local HR) in global UNDP and other UN entities such as UN Insurance, UNJSPF and more.
The HRA is accountable for the integrity, transparency and equity of the management of UNDP resources, particularly through contracts, benefits and entitlements management as well as through advisory service to partners.
The HRA is jointly responsible for meeting the agreed BES work plan deliverables supporting the overall UNDP HR Strategy.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Advisory/ Expected Results
Act as an internal advisor on matters relating to benefits and entitlements, fostering partnerships with internal and external stakeholders by briefing and advising clients, staff, colleagues and partners of the rules and regulations and the interpretation thereof to achieve the following results:
Administration / Expected Results
Administer, certify and approve processing of Benefits and Entitlements in full compliance with Staff Regulations and Rules and Financial Accountability Framework. The HRA has approval authority for non-discretionary decisions under the applicable staff rules and within the financial level of authority, to achieve the following results:
Payments /Expected Results
Determine, verify and approve financial entitlements related to contracts, including appointments, reassignments, ongoing entitlements and salaries to achieve the following results:
Knowledge Management / Expected Results
Recommend, create and maintain knowledge management prescriptive content for benefits and entitlements to achieve the following results:
Streamlining processes / Expected Results
Identify areas for improving processes and HR policies and developing business requirements to maximize efficiency and simplify procedures, to achieve the following results:
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Ability to persuade others to follow
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
Ability to identify and execute opportunities to improve operational efficiency
Ability to organize, record, and manage employee interactions with HR including but not limited to terminations, separations, visa management.
Ability to effectively communicate intentions and requirements to internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of professionals towards common goals.
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education with at least six (6) years relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business, Public Administration or equivalent with relevant experience of at least three (3) years
Specialized certification in HR is highly desirable
3-6 years of progressively responsible HR/administration or other relevant experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and experience in handling of web-based management systems
Fluency in English. Knowledge of another UN language would be an asset.
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Interested candidates must submit the Personal History Form – click here to access the form : Personal History Form P11
THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS SUBJECT TO LOCAL RECRUITMENT CONDITIONS. PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO HOLDERS OF DANISH RESIDENCE PERMITS AND EU CITIZENS WITH THE RIGHT TO STAY AND WORK IN DENMARK.
“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”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps of the recruitment process
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.