Human Resources Assistant
Staff in the General Service category are recruited locally from the Primary Location area, which is where the office is located
FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality
People with disabilities are protected from any type of discrimination during any stage of employment, including the recruitment phase
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
CSLC is responsible for providing a coordinated corporate support function to Headquarters and decentralized offices and their staff, for administrative transactional processes including staff and non-staff human resources servicing, travel operations, invoice processing, vendor management, and fixed assets. It also provides advice and user support across the Organization on the use of corporate administrative, financial and HR systems. CSLC consolidates administrative functions to deliver them in a cost-effective manner, promoting operational efficiencies and service improvements.
The Human Resources Assistant coordinates and performs the full range of human resources support functions. He /she ensures quality, transparency and consistency of data and processes within his/her area of responsibility and contributes to the smooth functioning of human resources operations.
The Human Resources Assistant reports to a senior professional staff and may receive guidance from a Human Resources Associate. The incumbent operates independently and takes decisions on work priorities, exercise initiative for dealing with cases without precedents and finds solution to problems after discussion with supervisor. Supervision received is focused on the quality of work outputs, in particular the meeting of timelines and the quality of advice given to clients. The incumbent provides guidance and advise to other human resources support staff.
The Human Resources Assistant works closely with colleagues in the HR team and with managers and staff in client’s offices, providing and coordinating experienced human resources support.
Impact Of Work
The incumbent's work directly impacts on the smooth operations and the quality of overall output of the work unit. He/ she plays a lead role in the provision of human resources support services for successful achievement of the organizational unit’s mandate.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Experience: Four years of relevant experience in administrative and human resources support work
IT Skills: Very good knowledge of the MS Office applications, Internet and office technology equipment
- Results Focus
- Building Effective Relationships
- Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Very good knowledge of the essential elements of human resources activities and transactions
Very good knowledge of ERP corporate computerized administrative systems
Ability to draft correspondence
Initiative and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a team environment.
Ability to guide and train other staff
Desirable Qualifications And Skills
Working knowledge of other FAO official languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese)
Evaluation of qualified applicants may include an assessment exercise and a technical / competency-based interview.
FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,
Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency