Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Human Resource Officer

Human Resource Officer Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) is an international Christian development organisation. CBM envisages an inclusive world in which all people enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential. CBM’s aim is to contribute to transformative change in structures, systems and attitudes which will bring about an improved quality of life for people with disabilities living in poverty, their families and their communities. Based on its Christian values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause, and a consequence, of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all. CBM is a child-safe organization and promotes safeguarding of adults at risk as well. CBM is committed to keeping children safe globally from abuse, through awareness raising, prevention, responding and reporting, as well as through the implementation of CBM Safeguarding Policy. All CBM staff members are strictly required to comply with the Code of conduct. CBM opposes and does not act as a willing party to wrongdoing, e.g. corruption, bribery or other financial impropriety, safeguarding abuses, personal misconduct, or illegal acts in any of its activities. CBM has a clear policy for prevention of Fraud and Corruption and all CBM staff members are strictly required to comply with it. Core Purpose Acts in the Role of HR Officer in a Country Role: Manages and provides support services to the organisation's programme within the human resources function. The CO Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counselling. Specific duties and responsibilities:  Provide timely and consistent HR data for the Country office to facilitate the preparation and dissemination of HR reports. Work closely with various departments, to assist line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures; Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions for vacant positions Submit HR recruitment / contracting requests for approval in line with the Authority Structure Coordinate timely induction programmes to adequately facilitate learning and settling in of new staff to the people, processes and procedures Analyse training needs and development opportunities in conjunction with departmental managers. Coordinate the effective implementation of the annual performance management process by line managers in line with agreed timelines Perform other tasks as required Job Requirements Pre-Requisites Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in human resource management or related discipline Minimum 5 years’ experience within a human resources environment in international organization Excellent organisational skills and the ability to understand detailed information Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels Strong analytical, conflict resolution and problem solving skills Ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law Strong integrity and approachability Cross-cultural awareness and understanding of work issues Willingness to adhere and commit to CBM values and Child Protection Policy Languages English (professional proficiency) Local Language (professional proficiency / advantageous) Tools Good knowledge of MS Office (particularly advanced Excel skills) IT Literacy How to Apply Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to: By email to within 10 working days after announcement of this vacancy. Office telephone: +251 116 629703/06/08 The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities who meet the qualifications to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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