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UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND
South Sudan Country Office
VACANCY NOTICE NO.  SSCO/VA 2013/04/13
WHEN APPLYING PLEASE QUOTE THE POST TITLE AND VACANCY NOTICE No. as follows: 

 VA No. POST TITLE/No  LEVEL  DUTY STATION  CONT. STATUS  CLOSING DATE 
 SSCO/VA 2013/04/13  Human Resources Officer  NO-B   Juba   Fixed-Term (FT)   17 May 2013 

If you are South Sudanese National who is passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

PURPOSE OF THE POST 

Under the supervision of the HR Manager, support the administration of various human resource activities including the possible supervision of human resource staff in a large country office in accordance with the HR work plan, consistent with the Country Programme Management Plan. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POST INCLUDE

  • HR Learning & Development focus:

    Provide technical support to the development of a strategic framework and implementation plan for learning and development for the country office. Supports HRDC to keep aligned to global and regional HRDC trends and strategic thrusts. Ensures the HRDC is kept up to date with developments in training by reading relevant journals, going to meetings and attending relevant courses; having an understanding of e-learning techniques, and where relevant, being involved in the creation and/or delivery or e-learning packages, Coordinates the development and updating of orientation and induction packages for the country office. Provide orientation briefing to newly arrived staff. Promote a rational and attainable career management system to meet the office's current and future needs. Working closely with managers to develop effective induction programmes, Follows up with staff for feedback on on-boarding, liaising with relevant actors to ensure orientation is effective and responsiveness to staff needs. 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 in regular and close consultation with managers and HRDC; working in a team to manage programmes that are satisfactory to all relevant parties. Monitor staff performance through analysis of PAS and feedback to managers on quality, compliance and trends appropriately. Provide induction and training for PAS and development of individual learning plans for staff and managers

  • HR Generalist related:

    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 UNIUNICEF 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. Will have a special focus on policy and procedures relating to staff development, 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. Supports 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).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

Minimum qualifications & experience required.

  • Education requirements - University degree in Human Resources, social sciences or other relevant disciplines (business administration, international relations, psychology,  Master’s degree added advantage as are additional HR professional qualifications.  
  • Work Experience - Five years of professional work experience in the field of HR or personnel administration. Work experience in an international organization is asset. 

Remuneration: An attractive package will be applicable at the UN salary scale including social security benefits.

Competencies: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Communication, Drive for Result, Working With People, Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, Following Instructions and Procedures, Planning and Organizing, Relating and Networking

Remuneration: An attractive package will be applicable at the UN salary scale including social security benefits.

Submission of Applications:

Applications from qualified South Sudanese nationals, accompanied by updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form [Word] sent to the address below by on or before Friday 17th May 2013. UN/UNICEF staff members are requested to enclose their 2 most recent Performance Evaluation Reports with their applications. 

Send application to:   

Human Resources Officer
UNICEF South Sudan Country Office, Juba.    

OR PREFERABLY: Email:  jubavacancies@unicef.org

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staffs. Qualified female candidates and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

UNICEF is a smoke-free environment, Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and exploitation is our policy

 

 
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