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Human Resources Assistant -Tunis


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Tunis
  • Grade: Volunteer - National Youth - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2024-04-17


Mission and objectives

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, works to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees all over the world. UNHCR's purpose is to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge from war and persecution. UNHCR also protects stateless people.


This volunteering opportunity is supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in Tunisia in the framework of the initiative launched in partnership with UNV in December 2023 to foster youth and disability inclusion through meaningful and impactful volunteering assignments with the United Nations between 2024 and 2026. Human Resources Assistant will function under direct supervision of the Snr. Human Resources Associate, assisting him/her in personnel administration and other HR related matters of staff under area of responsibility (AOR), including the documentation and paper process of recruitment of staff, and in the attendance records for affiliate workforce performance management and contribute to enhance the staff welfare issues. S/he will assist in termination/ separation technical process.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of Senior. HR Associate, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Assist newly arrived international staff with administrative formalities related to their accreditations, security/ground passes, arrange travel and hotel reservations. • Assist with shipment of their personal effects in coordination with the logistics section. • Maintain personnel records in the office, including maintenance of the attendance, overtime and leave records. • Initiate routine correspondence on HR matters for the authorizing officer’s approval. • Provide clerical support in the recruitment, assignment, reassignment, and separation of local general service staff. • Ensure that the files are up to date electronically • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.