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Jordan: Senior Human Resources Assistant GS-7

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 04 Jul 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

How can you make a difference?

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Specialist, the incumbent will be carrying out the following functions:

1. Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, implementation and administration of HR policy, procedures and guidelines related to the recruitment of Consultants and Individual Contractors.

2. Support, implement and administer the effective and timely recruitment processes in the hiring the best talents available to support the programmatic and humanitarian needs of the office.

3. Ensure timely, equitable, transparent and systematic administration of Consultants and Individual Contractors contracts renewal and termination.

4. Conduct timely and effective training related to the hiring and management of consultants to staff and managers at JCO.

6. Monitor consultant and individual contractor’s issues and support/advise management and staff as appropriate to improve and resolve the issues. Provide administrative support to the office management bodies in the capacity of HR focal point in the office.

7. Provide technical and administrative support and advice related to the hiring and administration of Consultant and Individual Contractors contracts as and when required by Sections.

8. Engage with Sections to develop and manage rosters of Consultants in all programmatic and humanitarian assistance areas.

9. Participate in in-country inter-agency activities to source consultants and establish consultancy market surveys.

10. Supports the HR Unit with administration of regular staff recruitment process and other HR related activities (including providing support with the Learning and Development Plan implementation) as/when required.

11. Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

To qualify an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Education: Secondary education is required. University degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, business administration, international relations, psychology, etc) is desired. Additional professional training an advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum 7 years of relevant professional work experience in Human Resources, Administration and Contracts Administration (consultants, SSA, IC etc) is required.
  • Language: Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analyzing (II)
  • Planning and organizing (II)
  • Following Instructions and Procedures (II)

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link