Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 03 Feb 2017
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Under the supervision of the Operations Officer, manage all human resources activities including the supervision of human resources staff at the UNICEF Peru CountryOffice in accordance with the HR work plan, consistent with the Country Programme ManagementPlan.
Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, determination, implementation and administration of HR policy, procedures and guidelines on all HR related matters applicable to the staff in the office.
Support, implement and administer the effective and timely recruitment processes in the hiring and retaining the best talents available to support the strategic human resources needs of the office
Ensure timely, equitable, transparent and systematic administration of all HR benefits, entitlements, contracts renewal and termination, performance management, promotions and other HR activities.
Implement and administer the equitable, transparent and efficient GS job classification system in compliance with the established classification policy, guidelines, procedures and related requirements.
Conduct timely and effective training programmes and briefing on career management to all staff in the office in order to support the capacity building and career development of all staff.
Monitor staff/management issues and support/advise management and staff as appropriate to improve and resolve the issues. Provide administrative support to the staff-management bodies in the capacity of HR focal point in the office.
Provides technical analysis and support to the management and planning process in the office as it relates to budget planning, staffing, organization design and other HR planning and development deliberations.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESand DUTIES & TASKS
Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primarily, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.
Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, determination and administration of international and local conditions of service, terms of employment, benefits and allowances in accordance with UNICEF regulations and rules. Advise management and staff on correct interpretation and application of HR policies and procedures and provide counselling as required. Coordinate with relevant Government ministries and other appropriate local institutions to ensure the processing of international staff conditions of service, entitlements and privileges in country.
Support the office’s administrative and technical needs for professional officers, general service and temporary staff by implementing and administering effective and speedy recruitment procedures. Ensure organizational targets (geographic distribution, gender, etc.) are met while not compromising on the recruitment and retention of national staff of the highest calibre. Team with supervisors in the recruitment process to ensure integrity and merit in all selection procedures while supporting the needs of managers and goals of diversity. Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the selection and placement of staff.
Ensure appropriate and timely actions for renewals of contracts, promotions, within-grade increments, and performance evaluations. Develop and implement plans, including timetables, for contract reviews, renewals and terminations; ensures timely notice to staff.
Implement and administer the fair, equitable and systematic GS classification in compliance with the established standards and procedures as well as the classification principle of equal pay for work of equal value by ensuring all job descriptions are current and duly classified. Make recommendations on the organizational structure of the office and effective utilization of human resources (HR).
Enhance staff’s job performance by supporting the identification of training needs, preparation of training proposals and arranging for implementation and evaluation of training. Provide HR training and support as required in country, including at sub-office locations.
Provide orientation briefing to newly arrived staff Promote a rational and attainable career management system to meet the office’s current and future needs.
Monitor potential staff – management issues; provide advice to managers/supervisors on appropriate approach to be used in sound performance management and in counselling staff. Serve as technical resource and provide administrative support to staff- management bodies such as SAP, APC, JCP, and JCC.
Contribute to the budget preparation and review process through an analysis of staffing pattern and needs of the office. Participate in management meetings affecting HR planning and management.
Advanced degree from a recognized academic institution in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, business administration, international relations, psychology, etc.). A minimum of eight years of relevant work experience in the Area of Human Resources may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
Human Resources specialization is an asset.
One year of relevant professional work experience is required.
Field work experience (rural or remote areas).
Background/familiarity with Emergency.
Relevant work experience with an international organization will be considered an asset.
Fluency in English and Spanish is required.
Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language will be considered an asset.
This is a National Officer post in Peru, opened only to candidates with Peruvian nationality.
COMPETENCIES OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES
Diversity and Inclusion
Communication, level 2
Drive for Result, level 1
Working with People, level 2
Analyzing, level 1
Applying Technical Expertise, level 2
Following Instructions and Procedures, level 2
Planning and Organizing, level 1
Relating and Networking, level 1
deadline: Thursday, 2 February 2017 at 23:59 hours, Lima, Peru time (EST,
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 with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
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 http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502545