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Human Resources Analyst- Recruitment

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: UN WOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2018-03-21

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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 Recruitment Team Lead, the  Human Resources (HR) Analyst – Recruitment  will facilitate the recruitment process. She/He will also support the HR section on the development and implementation of recruitment initiatives and contribute to the devlepment of HR reports

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide technical  support to the Human Resources team in the development and successful implementation of policies, practices and procedures to meet the evolving needs of the organization, particularly in the area of recruitment

  • Advise hiring manager on the best staffing modality and appropriate use of different contract types.

  • Facilitate competitive recruitment and selection processes, including vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, preparation of relevant assessment tools and reports, in collaboration with HR Business Partners.

  • Facilitate interview panels, conduct reference checks and follow up on the approval processes.

  • Send offers to successful candidates and provide feedback to non-successful candidates as needed.

  • Provide guidance on the interpretation and application of HR policies, regulation and rules related to recruitment and staffing

  • Act as Secretariat to the Compliance Review Board (CRB0

Provide technical and coordination support to HR Section on the development and implementation of recruitment initiatives

  • Provide inputs and technical support to the implementation of the e-recruitment system

  • Provide technical support in the development and maintenance of rosters in relation to recruitment and other staffing needs

  • Provide technical and coordination support on executive search and outreach to widen candidate pools for vacant positions

Provide technical support to HR Reporting on recruitment and staffing

  • Gather and compile documentations, and information related to recruitment.

  • Prapre documents,statistics and reports as required

  • Provide inputs to special recruitment and staffing reports as required.

Provide knowledge management support

  • Liaise close with colleagues in the HR communities of practices as required

  • Provide inputs to training and information materials, including guidelines

  • Provide inputs to the HR Bulletin on recruitment and staffing

Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor


Kep Performance Indicators

  • Recruitment and Selection processes coordinated, on time and on scope per policy and UN Women values;

  • Timely advice on HR policies;

  • Timely support to recruitment projects as per AWP and budget

  • Any issues realted to recruitment escalated inna timely manner

  • Timely and accurate HR report on recruitment and staffing

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:

Functional competencies

  • Good general HR knowledge and expertise with a focus on recruitment and selection, knowledge of modern concepts and approaches in the field of HR Business Partnering

  • Demonstrated negotiating, cultural sensitivity and diplomatic skills

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Good problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Strong planning, goal-setting and prioritization and organizational skills

  • Ability to write and present ideas and concepts

  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Good understanding of UN Staff Regulations and Rules and human resources policies and procedures is an asset

  • Ability to adaptquickly yo work demands and changing deadlines
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Organisational Development, Public Administration or other relevant social sciences

  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in human resource management or related area

  • Experience in recruitment and selection is required

  • Experience in and knowledge of UN system recruitment and selection policies and procedures are required

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required;

  • Knowledge of another UN working language is an asset

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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.
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