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UN University Volunteer in Human Resources

Bangkok

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Bangkok
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: Closed

Details

Mission and objectives

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.

Context

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 UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) addresses gender equality and women’s empowerment challenges in the Asia-Pacific region, including deeply embedded discriminatory social norms and practices that perpetuate inequalities based on gender and other intersectional identities (e.g. ethnicity, class, region, age, disability, migratory status, and sexual orientation and gender identity, among others). The Regional Office works across the following areas: Governance and Inter-governmental support (including on Gender Statistics); Women’s Economic Empowerment (including Migration, Ending Violence Against Women; Women, Peace and Security; Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Action. Covering 42 countries within Asia and the Pacific, it exercises its triple mandate and functions i.e. Normative, Coordination and high-quality programming at a regional level and in support of UN Women’s offices and UN Country Teams in 24 countries across the region. The UN Women Asia Pacific Regional Office also oversees and manages programming in Programme presences.

Task description

Under overall guidance of the HR Specialist the direct supervision of Human Resources Associate, the UN University Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Service as the regional focal point for UN Women internship in the Asia and the Pacific Region, advise and partner with hiring managers in facilitating internship recruitment; • Facilitate the onboarding, learning and career development, as well as performance management of interns in the Asia and the Pacific Region, with a particular focus on the Regional office in Bangkok; • Build and serve as the focal point for a network of interns and young professionals, develop induction materials and buddy system, organize learning activities for young professionals including regular meeting with ROAP leadership, brown bag and learning with UN Women thematic experts, as well as career development briefings with HR experts; • Support the outreach and partnerships with other Universities in the Region, with the aim to building internship agreements with creditable universities in Thailand as well as the AP Region; • Perform other functions including the support of management of non-staff personnel (consultants, UNV, etc), as assigned by supervisor. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to: • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day); • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country; • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities; • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.; • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers; • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible. 21. Results/Expected Outputs Monthly summary report on Human Resources activities defined in the scope of work in the ToR • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed

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