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Individual Contractor – Human Resources Support, Thai Nationals, UNICEF Thailand, Bangkok

Bangkok (Thailand)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-21

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The Common Services Unit (CSU), UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking an individual contractor to assist CSU/HR team; providing wide-range of HR services across administrative functions and liaising with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors to achieve HR workplan in rendering quality services to clients. The consultant will closely be working with HR Associates (GS-6) on key tasks in HR functions which include but not limited to recruitment, consultancy assignment, preliminary document validation, contract preparation and maintaining up-to-date document repository.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives.
To defend their rights. To help them fulfilling their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.                                                                                                                                       

For every child, a better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them



How can you make a difference?

The Common Services Unit (CSU), UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking an individual contractor to assist CSU/HR team; providing wide-range of HR services across administrative functions and liaising with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors to achieve HR workplan in rendering quality services to clients. The consultant will closely be working with HR Associates (GS-6) on key tasks in HR functions which include but not limited to recruitment, consultancy assignment, preliminary document validation, contract preparation and maintaining up-to-date document repository.


Work Assignment:

The focus of HR support on this assignment is on the provision of transactional day-to-day HR activities which pertaining to recruitment, placement and administration of staff and non-staff contract holders. To perform the key role above, the consultant requires relevant knowledge of the subject matter and the capacity to carry out tasks with certain level of independence.

The consultant will also be working with a degree of operational independence that are accountable for the achievement of overall service delivery results in more than one HR activities. The scope of HR work typically covers the following transactional HR activities as generalist yet requiring the handling of complex and intricate HR matters on which quality and authoritative procedural advice is provided to the supervisor.

  • In consultation with supervisor and senior team members, more specifically, the consultant is expected to:
  • Prepare document in ensuring all relevant forms and actions are completed before submission to relevant parties/systems
  • Processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations
  • Analyze, research, verify, and compile data and information on HR-related matters.
  • Preliminary support recruitment of staff and consultant from prepare and circulate documents until informing the placement.
  • Maintains and prepares records and files, ensuring all information is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Support data analytics: compiles and analyses information and statistics related


End Product(s):

  • Monthly submission of deliverables per agreed work plan.
  • A submission of progress report is expected at the end of each month.

Duration of Contract:   6 months during the period of 16.11.2021 -15.05.2022.

Working Location and Work Schedule: The consultant will work in UNICEF Thailand Country Office and is expected to perform the above work assignment under full-time arrangement on a monthly basis for 6 months period based on agreed work plan with the supervisor of contract. 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or any related fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative work experience with at least 3 years relevant to the assignment required
  • Excellent Thai and English communication – verbal and written
  • Computer literacy in MS Office also online researching
  • Technical Extensive knowledge of HR principles – especially recruitment
  • Ability to extract and format data and to solve operational problems
  • Ability to organize own work, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Takes responsibility to respond to internal and external service needs promptly and proactively.
  • Takes initiative to ensure that deadlines, rules and regulations are met.
  • Able to use own discretion to address unforeseen situations.
  • Proven track record on demonstrating a high degree of confidentiality
  • Demonstrates courtesy, tact, patience and ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed monthly professional fee in THB by 21 October 2021.

Download File P11 Form.doc

 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of

gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

 

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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