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Human Resources Analyst

New York City

  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Junior level - IICA-1, International Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2023-03-30
Job categories Human Resources
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5001/25666
Level ICS-8
Department/office NYPO, PSC, Peace and Security Cluster
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance
Application period 15-Mar-2023 to 30-Mar-2023
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

**Even though the duty station is indicated as New York, USA, consideration may be given to allow the position to be home-based, depending on the incumbent's personal situation. For home-based positions, a location-specific fee scale is applied in determining the contractor's fee.**
Reporting to the Human Resources Team Lead, the Human Resources Analyst will carry out the following tasks:

1. Support to policy development and implementation 

  • Support the HR advisor on policy development and cluster-wide HR initiatives by providing data on trends, risks and opportunities and sharing local HR best practices; drive the implementation of the cluster’s HR strategy and initiatives

  • Assist the HR Advisor to develop and implement workforce planning initiatives, employing HR business processes mapping, to ensure efficient and effective services and work flows

2. HR Analytics

  • Perform regular quality control checks across main dashboards to ensure accuracy of data

  • Work with field colleagues to collect data on key stages of recruitment processes

  • Identify and analyze trends and patterns in recruitment data, especially how they pertain to recruitment delays

  • Ensure that data in the HR dashboards matches the data in the roster database system

  • Work with information management colleagues to troubleshoot technical problems with the analytics system

3. Advisory Services

  • Assist with the provision of guidance on HR policy application for personnel management, assessing and anticipating HR needs to provide value-added consultative service to HR practitioners in the field and NY-based portfolio team and senior management colleagues 

  • Communicate HR policy changes and new HR initiatives to and personnel, especially field and portfolio team colleagues, providing guidance as needed

4. Talent Acquisition and Administration 

  • Talent Acquisition - Carry out full cycle recruitment for New York-based positions as well as senior management positions in the field offices, including outreach, shortlisting, coordination of technical assessment, coordination of interviews, reference checks, and submission to review bodies

  • Support the team in managing rosters, especially full cycle roster replenishments

  • Perform regular quality control checks on the roster database system, ensuring that roster members' memberships are up-to-date, documents are uploaded, and that job orders are up-to-date

  • Perform comprehensive compliance reviews for recruitment of ICA contractors

  • Oversee the operation of the interview minute writers system

  • Oversee the operation of the endorsed candidates database system

  • Oversee the operation of the written test database

5. Knowledge building and knowledge sharing

  • Organize, facilitate and/or deliver training and learning initiatives for personnel on HR-related topics

  • Support the execution of initiatives on capacity development and knowledge building for HR personnel, including network development, plans, learning plans and activities, HR practice information and best practice benchmarking

  • Contribute to HR knowledge networks and communities of practice, including collaborative synthesis of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in human resources management

  • Support the team’s collection of feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and utilize productively

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • Advanced university degree (master or equivalent) OR

  • First level university degree (bachelor or equivalent) with 2 years of relevant experience 


  • Relevant experience is defined as experience performing administrative operations in a private or public organization 

  • Experience in HR operations is desired

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems is desired

  • Experience with HR analytics is desired


  • Fluency in English (read, write, speak) is required

  • Fluent French is desired

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.