HR ASSOCIATE WCARO



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Localidad : DAKAR, Senegal
Fecha límite de postulación :08-Aug-22 (Medianoche Nueva York, Estados Unidos)
Tipo de contrato :Service Contract
Nivel de puesto :SB-3
Idiomas requeridos :
Inglés   Francés  
Fecha de comienzo del contrato :
(Fecha en que se espera que comience el candidato seleccionado)
01-Sep-2022
Duración del contrato inicial :12 mois

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Antecedentes

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.

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 West and Central Africa region encompasses 24 countries, UN Women being present in 10 of them, either through Country Offices (CO) with full delegation of authority, or through Programme Presence (PP), namely: Countries offices: Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone; Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo. Program Presence: Niger, Senegal; Central African Republic.

The West and Central Regional Office (WCARO) is understood as the interface between the headquarters (HQ) and the country offices, with a different role than the upper and lower level ones. The RO plays an oversight, advisory, technical support, and capacity development role. In this context, WCARO acts as a policy advice and support provider, as well as a knowledge hub. The oversight, policy advisory, technical support and knowledge development functions cover the priority thematic areas, and the RO is the first line interlocutor for country offices.

Under the technical guidance of the Regional HR Business Partner in HQ and the daily supervision of the Regional HRBP, the Human Resource (HR) Associate is responsible for administratively and logistically supporting the recruitment and placement, administration of benefits and entitlements of staff and local external contractors, other HR administration issues and separation of personnel.


Deberes y responsabilidades

Administer and implement HR strategies and policies in Regional Office (RO) in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and HR policies and guidelines

  • Provide general, standard information to the management and staff on HR strategies, rules and regulations;
  • Identify ways in which the administrative needs can be met within existing policies; interpret processes and procedures, anticipate and manage operational requirements;
  • Prepare written response to queries concerning HR related matters.

Provide HR administrative and logistical services to RO and region in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and HR policies and guidelines

  • Process, draft, edit, proofread and finalize for approval a variety of correspondence and other communications; maintain files/records, monitor deadlines;
  • Provide administrative coordination in the extension of contracts, processing of national benefits and allowances, and entitlements, and renewal of UNLPs and visas;
  • Input and track all transactions related to positions, recruitment, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivities, recoveries, adjustments and separations through Atlas;
  • Facilitate responses to audit findings and recommendations;
  • Assist for leave management; record management;
  • Facilitate staff separation process;
  • Create/update entries of vendors, PO and Receipts in ATLAS system.

Facilitate and coordinate recruitment processes in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and HR policies and guidelines

  • Draft job descriptions and vacancy announcements; assist in reviewing and processing requests for classification;
  • Screen candidates and facilitate and participate in interview panels as necessary;
  • Prepare recruitment recommendations/supporting documentation for the Central Review Board (CRB);
  • Prepare position establishment, liaise with headquarters and assure that action is completed;
  • Provide regular recruitment status reports;
  • Provide advice to local recruitment in programmes/projects when necessary.

Provide administrative support to staff performance management and learning and development in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and HR policies and guidelines

  • Assist in Monitoring compliance with the performance appraisal review in the Programme presence and Region and staff learning and development;
  • Facilitate the preparation of Office learning plan and individual learning plans in consultation with the HR Business Partner

Maintain data in relation to HR in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and HR policies and guidelines

  • Maintain and update internal database and files on administrative HR matters in a confidential and secure manner;
  • Generate a variety of standard and non-standard statistical and other reports from various databases;
  • Update position data in Atlas, association of positions to chart fields (CoAs), update of CoA information and setting up vendors.?

Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing globally

  • Organize training courses, workshops, information sessions, orientations and consultations for staff;
  • Provide a synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in HR administration;
  • Liaise with HR headquarters in HR administration and staffing to disseminate information on a variety of HR matters.

Key performance indicators

  • Timely and accurate HR administration
  • Timely and accurate organization of recruitments
  • Timely and accurate information provision to staff on HR administrative and benefit and entitlement issues
  • Timely administrative service delivery to the RO and offices in the region
  • Up-to-date and secure databases, files and records


Competencias

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Strong knowledge of HR administration, processes and policies;
  • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions;
  • Ability to handle information of a confidential nature;
  • Ability to provide inputs to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems;
  • Good quantitative skills; ability to produce reports;
  • Strong IT skills.


Habilidades y experiencia requeridas

Education 

  • Completion of secondary education is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or Public Administration is an asset.

Experience

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in office administration and/or human resource management.
  • Experience in human resources recruitment, HR benefits administration in international organizations is an added advantage
  • Experience in researching and interpreting UN Staff rules and regulations and HR related policies and procedures is highly desirable
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and experience in handling of web based management system, including experience in the use of an ERP system (i.e. Oracel Cloud, SAP or PeopleSoft) is an added advantage.

Language requirements

  • Fluency in English and French is required
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

Application:

All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form.doc. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.

Note:

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.

Diversity and inclusion:

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)



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