Generic Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Officer (NO - 2), Kampala, Uganda (open only to Ugandans)

Kampala

 

Looking for a new career opportunity? Apply for the UNICEF Uganda Human Resources Officers Talent Group through this Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA).

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, a fair Chance

Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

 

Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/

UNICEF Uganda is seeking committed and dedicated professionals in the Human Resources sector who can join us in our mission to deliver results for children.

 

This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Talent Group for Human Resources Officers at the NOB level in the Uganda Country Office.

 

Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified professionals intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available. After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in the Talent Group for Human Resources Officers, NOB, for a period of 36 months. While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies. Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process.

 

Contracts may be Fixed Term (FT) or Temporary Appointment (TA).

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the HR Manager, manage all human resource activities including the supervision of human resource staff in the small-medium size country office in accordance with the HR work plan, consistent with the Country Programme Management Plan.

The key functions involve the following:

1. Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, determination, implementation and administration of HR policy, procedures and guidelines on all HR related matters applicable to the staff in the office.

2. Support, implement and administer the effective and timely recruitment processes in the hiring and retaining the best talents available to support the strategic human resources needs of the office.

3. Ensure timely, equitable, transparent and systematic administration of all HR benefits, entitlements, contracts renewal and termination, performance management, promotions and other HR activities.

4.  Implement and administer the equitable, transparent and efficient GS job classification system in compliance with the established classification policy, guidelines, procedures and related requirements.

5.  Conduct timely and effective training programmes and briefing on career management to all staff in the office in order to support the capacity building and career development of all staff.

6.  Monitor staff/management issues and support/advise management and staff as appropriate to improve and resolve the issues. Provide administrative support to the staff-management bodies in the capacity of HR focal point in the office.

7. Provides technical analysis and support to the management and planning process in the office as it relates to budget planning, staffing, organization design and other HR planning and development deliberations. 

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…

  • A University degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, business administration, employee relations, organizational behavior etc.).  Additional professional training is an advantage.  
  • A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in Human Resources  Management (talent management, learning & development, career development, organizational development, job analysis, employees relations, contract administration etc.) in a large organisation.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results, and functional competencies such as Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, Following Instructions and Procedures, Planning and Organizing, Relating and Networking. 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

 

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.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Kampala
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-29

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