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Consultancy Assigment: Recruitment and Administrative Consultant, New Talent Unit, New York

If you are a 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.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Recruitment and Administrative Consultant in its New Talent Unit, New York.


Please see Terms of Reference


A first-level university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related field.
Fluency in English. Knowledge of another UN working language an advantage.
A minimum of two years work experience in human resources management, administration or related area
HR Recruitment / Database management / Research & Analysis
Technical – Very good analytical skills and ability to synthesize concepts and material into clear and concise thoughts. Knowledge of E-recruitment system is an asset.
Technical - Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of software such as Lotus based applications and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Managing resources - Organizes and manages information effectively to achieve defined goals and optimum results.
Communication - Effectively presents thoughts and ideas including complex technical concepts, in a clear, concise, and readily understood manner, both verbally and in writing. Listens to and acknowledges others' perspectives and views.
Flexibility - Works effectively on multiple assignments simultaneously and adapts to changing demands and circumstances.
Good communication and interpersonal skills – able to work well in a team environment.
Ability to work independently

If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please send a CV, cover letter and signed P11 form to ckeckert@unicef.org with subject line “Recruitment and Administrative Consultant” by 18 April 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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 the organization.





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