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Human Resources Associate SC6

Bangkok (Thailand)

  • Organization: UN WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Grade: SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-02

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Would you like to Work with the Organization that Saves Lives?

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

The Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific is building a roster of Human Resources Associates that will be comprised of highly competent professionals who can play a key role in supporting our office in HR Emergency Preparedness and Response activities and a range of HR operations management and service delivery.


Under guidance of HR Officer, the incumbent takes part to deliver HR Emergency Preparedness and Response activities, range of HR operations management & Service delivery in line with WFP policies, and work on developing the  HR data analytics for regional Bureau.


Human Resources Associate (Roster)

Vacancy No.:             105810

Grade:                        SC6

Duty Station:              Bangkok, Thailand

Contract type:            Service Contract

Duration:                    6 – 12 months (with possible extension)

Salary :                       will be set in accordance with established SC salary scale in place. Currently starting from 75,519 THB per month all inclusive of

                                    social security contributions. Benefit includes 1.5 annul leave per month and excellent medical and life insurance scheme.



  • Completion of secondary school education. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Business/Public Administration or related fields is an advantage. 


  • Six or more years of responsible work experience in progressive Human Resources global/multinational organization with a minimum of two years’ experience in recruitment.
  • Work experience in HR operations service delivery would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in analysing HR information & reports is desirable.


  • Good communication skills and in-depth understanding of HR principles and their application to respond to and resolve a range of complex HR queries. 
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of individuals across and outside WFP to effectively understand and meet HR operational delivery requirements. 
  • Proficient in advanced MS Office skills in Excel and PowerPoint is required. Working knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.


  • Fluency in both oral and written English and Thai
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • Support and maintain the Regional Emergency rosters and support the RBB Emergency Project Initiative
  • Identify and support in developing of local partnerships with universities, employment agencies, NGOs, etc
  • Coordinate with other agencies on preparedness, country information, HR guidelines, lessons learned, etc.
  • Support the staffing response, drive delivery of necessary HR activities, i.e. fast local recruitment and advice to local HR.
  • Monitor staff deployment for emergency, and handle related administrative actions for staff movement, and preparation of staff reports.
  • Build knowledge of HR focal points on Emergency preparedness, response and deactivation protocols. 

HR Management & Service Delivery

  • Manage end to end recruitment activities to gain complete knowledge and alignment with WFP corporate direction and Regional priorities. Work with managers to understand their needs and organizing solutions to recruit and develop a high caliber workforce to deliver the business strategy. 
  • Prepare a range of complex HR documentation e.g. employment contracts, transfer/separation letters, training-related documents, etc. ensuring accuracy and meeting established deadlines.
  • Support HR delivery  of onboarding for new staff  and works in partnership with Hiring Managers to   ensure  functional and cross functional on boarding is completed within the first 30 days of joining WFP.
  • Provide assistance on a wide range of HR queries and follow up actions, to ensure consistent and high-quality HR services are delivered to clients. 
  • Use HR management systems for reviewing, entering variety of HR information including monitoring to ensure accuracy and meeting deadlines.   
  • Oversee maintenance of confidential personnel records, HR databases and archives, to ensure data and files are accurately stored and updated in compliance with the established standards.
  • Any other activities that may be required from time to time. 

HR Analytics

  • Support HR Leadership in data trends
  • Undertake various assessments, evaluations and perform a range of data analysis and produce statistics and reports that contribute to informed decision-making and support the effective and timely management of key HR priorities and trends.
  • Process standardizations and development of smart format for engagement and analysis.

Other duties as required


All applications received will be reviewed and go through a selection process to assess relevant experience and qualifications. Applicant who meet the selection criteria may be contacted for further interviews or assessments and to confirm their interest and availability. CVs will also be kept for other relevant assignments. This position is for Thai nationals only.


Deadline:8 July 2019 (Midnight Bangkok Time)

To apply, candidates must create their profile in the following WFP careers website and register their CV, cover letter when applicable.

Qualified female and qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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