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 COUNTRY MANAGER Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.  For more information please visit our website MSH seeks to recruit highly-motivated and result-oriented individuals for the Eliminate Tuberculosis in Ethiopia (ETBE) Project, a five-year USAID-funded project with the goal of reducing TB incidence and mortality by improving the quality, access, utilization, and sustainability of TB services. The project builds on the work of previous USAID activities (Challenge TB, HEAL TB, TB Care, and others) that have been supporting the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program (NTLP) to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and STOP TB milestones. ETBE’s support focuses on improving access and utilization to quality and patient-centered comprehensive TB services. The Human Resources Country Manager provides Human Resource (HR) Leadership over all functional areas and implements practices and activities of the Human Resources Management (HRM) Office in Ethiopia, providing a full spectrum of HR services which include but not limited to; policy review, benefits administration, compensation, payroll administration, recruitment and employee relations management and other responsibilities.  Working closely with the MSH Regional HR Partner, s/he will serve as the HR focal point between office staff, management and U.S Headquarters.  Ensure legal compliance in all areas of Human Resources in conjunction with statutory legislation. Key result areas include; Recruitment and placement:  Managing the handling of all routine recruitment including overseeing the advertisement, selecting the interview panel, coordinating scheduling of interviews, participating in interviewing candidates, checking references, negotiating of offers and orientation/on-boarding of new hires. Salary and Employee Benefits Management: Overseeing the administration of the health benefits and pension program.  Studying and analyzing market and data trends and use the information to inform management to formulate, implement, document, and evaluate processes, systems or programs by participating in remuneration and benefits surveys Performance Management: Working with Supervisors/Managers to ensure that all new staff have set objectives for the probation period, manage due dates and decisions to confirm further employment. Employee relations:  Manage and resolve employee relation issues, applying professional HR practices and regulations to existing and new programs and ensuring legal compliance. HR Information Systems Management: Ensuring the accuracy and maintenance of employee recordkeeping in HRMIS system and maintaining confidential staff documents.  Job Requirements Qualifications & Experience The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor of Art/Science degree with a major in business administration or human resource management/organizational development with at least 6 years of relevant HR experience.  Alternate Education/Experience: MA/MS degree in related field with relevant HR work experience of 2 years; HR Professional Membership will be an added advantage. S/he should have experience required working with USG-funded programs, good understanding of Ethiopia Labor laws, Company Act, NGO Act and other relevant laws. S/he should have exceptional interpersonal, strong organizations skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients, and consultants coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills.  The candidate should have fluency in English. How to Apply For further detail and to apply for the position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at by July 24, 2020. If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. JOB ID: R35


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