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Human Resources Officer (Training And Staff Development)

Location: Delhi
Closing Date: 29th August 2012

Purpose of the post:

The incumbent will be responsible provide Human Resources Development (HRD) services to staff of UNICEF India Country Office in a timely, reliable and consistent manner in order to ensure that the Office has a human resources base with required qualifications and motivation to achieve its objectives. The incumbent assists in the delivery of training and other HRD services to Sections in New Delhi and Field Offices.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:-

1. Under the supervision of the HR Specialist develop and deliver training modules for the up-grading of staff’s capacity at all levels. Provide appropriate support to external facilitators. Collate evaluations and prepare reports on the trainings. Evaluate the effectiveness of staff training programmes and conduct systematic impact assessment on job performance. Coordinate and implement generic staff training such as Orientation to UNICEF/UN - both for groups and individuals - security and HIV/AIDS at the work place. Compile Terms of Reference and contract documents to manage the performance of external training organisations.

2. Maintain database of all on-going and specialised training opportunities both within ICO and external, such as workshops, conferences, learning days etc. and track staff participation and individual learning plans to ensure equity and coverage. Provide inputs, including analytical information and background data, to the supervisor for the preparation of the ICO annual learning plan, quarterly and annual reports of the section.

3. Facilitate and support organizational development initiatives in the area of the performance management system. Assist in the consolidation of an annual report on the performance management system to analyse narratives and rating distribution. Provide appropriate inputs to the supervisor for the preparation of reports as required. Guide and advise staff on the performance management system.

4. Provide advice to and coach staff on professional development plans and other issues related to their professional development. Monitor and advise on development opportunities within ICO and other UNICEF offices, plus organise short-term development assignments when possible.

5. Research and provide relevant documents, analysis and information for the regular updating of the HRD pages of the HRS website.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:

• University degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, International Relations or Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources.  
• At least two years’ of professional work experience in Human Resources and Training with a particular focus on Staff Development. Prior experience of working in the above-mentioned professional area in an international organisation an advantage.

Competency Profile

i)   Core Values (Required)

• Commitment
• Diversity and Inclusion
• Integrity

ii)  Core Competencies (Required)

• Communication [II]
• Drive for Result  [I]
• Working With People [II]

iii)  Functional Competencies (Required)

• Analyzing [I]
• Applying Technical Expertise [II]
• Following Instructions and Procedures [II]
• Planning and Organizing [I]
• Relating and Networking [I]

iv)  Technical Knowledge 

a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required (for the job)
(Technical knowledge requirements specific to the job can be added here as required.)

• Training and staff development policies
• Research and managerial skills
• Performance Management guidelines
• Facilitation skills

b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group)

• UN Staff Regulations and Rules and Personnel Directives
• UNICEF Financial rules and regulations, Budget policies, procedures, guidelines and instructions
• UNICEF training guidelines and procedures
• Field Security Manual
• Use of corporate office computer system applications and software, including LAN, email, word processing, spreadsheet, database, telecommunications
• Gender equality and diversity awareness

c) Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced (for the Job)

• UN mission and system; International Code of Conduct
• UN policies and strategy to address international humanitarian issues and the responses
• UN Security practices and guidelines
• UN guideline on sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff and partners
• Emergency programme policies, goals, strategies and approaches
• Emergency operations practices and guidelines
• UNICEF Mission and UNICEF Guiding Principles
• UNICEF programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies
• Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming
• Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current UNICEF position and approaches
• UN common system approach and harmonization in HR
• UNICEF's HR vision, goals, strategies and policies
• UNICEF HR Policy & Procedures Manual (PAM) and rules and regulations, Administrative Instructions and Circulars
• Case histories and precedents in HR areas
• Staff welfare and rights of staff members
• Organization design, HR planning, Staffing Strategy
• Recruitment/Selection/Placement
• Job Classification Guidelines
• Compensation Rules
• Benefits Administration (MIP, Van Breda, UNJSPF)
• Organizational change management (Fast change, Culture Management, Strategic organizational initiator)
• Career and Staff development
• Learning/Training
• Performance Management
• Staff Relations
• HR technology and systems

Applications consisting of a covering letter and an up-to-date CV should be sent to devjobs@careeristindia.com by 29th August 2012.  In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention the Job Title and Location of the post in the subject line of your email/application. Only applications of short listed candidates will be acknowledged. These vacancies are open to Indian Nationals only.

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training or any other fees).

Candidates who have applied earlier for the post need not apply again.

UNICEF is a non-smoking working environment. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.




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