Design Fellowship

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Organization: John Snow Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 About the HCDExchange Design Fellowship
The HCDExchange works to advance the adoption of human centred design (HCD) in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programmes.As part of these efforts, the HCDExchange coordinates an annual fellowship programme where human centred designers are placed in host organisations to work on projects related to ASRH.Designers gain a unique opportunity to develop experience working on ASRH challenges, while host organisations build their HCD experience, capacities, and processes.In 2020, we will award one to two initial six month pilot fellowships, one based in Sub-Saharan Africa and another in South Asia. Fellows will begin work with their host organisations in January 2021.Who should apply?HCDExchange Fellows are designers working to advance learning and practice at the intersection between human centred design and adolescent sexual health. They are emerging leaders w…

Human Resources Officer, (NOB), Fixed-Term, Juba, South Sudan #43250 (Open to Nationals of South Sudan Only)

Human Resources Officer, (NOB), Fixed-Term, Juba, South Sudan #43250 (Open to Nationals of South Sudan Only) 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 fulfill 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 Fair Chance How can you make a difference? Summary of key functions/accountabilities: Business Partnering Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partner in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action. Provide accurate and timely advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring the highest level of client-orientation. Proactively advise clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organizations interests in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures. Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity. 2. Strategic Human Resources Liaise with the HQ Divisions, regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes. Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting edge practices in HR management and contribute to the development of global policies, procedures and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned 3. Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services Provide support to various or one specific HR occupation (recruitment, job classification, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help their supervisors in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber. When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret established, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required. 4. Learning and Capacity Development In collaboration with business owners, support the design and delivery of learning plans for staff. Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all staff included in the assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline. Research on efficient and cost-effective learning products which enable staff to develop their skills and competencies. Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders. Provide orientation briefing to new staff. 5. HR Data Analytics Collect, interpret and analyze HR data to help inform decision making on HR processes and strategies. Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality. Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management. To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… A University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology or another related field is required. A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required. Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset. Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. Required Skills: Technical Advanced knowledge of the principles and concepts of human resources management. Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations. Strong research, planning and organizational skills. Excellent knowledge of information technology systems and tools. Interpersonal and Communication Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience. Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promulgated HR regulations and rules. For every Child, you demonstrate: UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The functional competencies and level of proficiency required (based on UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles) for this post are... Core Values: Care Respect Integrity Trust Accountability Competencies: Builds and Maintains Partnerships Demonstrates Self and Ethical Awareness Drive to Achieve Impactful Results Innovates and Embraces Change Nurtures, Leads and Manages People Works Collaboratively with Others 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. 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.


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