Senior Human Resources Associate, (GS-7), Freetown, Sierra Leone #52514 (Fixed Term)
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a Human Resources Champion!
The Human Resources (HR) Unit is part of the Operations Section in UNICEF Sierra Leone. The HR Unit is a Business Partner to programme colleagues and provides people-management support as well as business support functions across the Country Office and Field Offices in Makeni and Kenema. The Unit comprises of four (4) staff members which is inclusive of the post that is being advertised. Each member is specialized in various components of HR; however, the HR Manager and HR Officer have a generalist role and cover all the functions.
Read about our programmes at: https://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/sierraleone.html
How can you make a difference?
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Advanced Diploma in Business Studies and/or Equivalent in Personnel, Human Resources or Administrative Management. Degree in Business Administration and/or Human Resources Management an advantage. Knowledge of computer systems and applications Microsoft word, Excel, and other software.
Minimum 7 years’ experience in the field of human, personnel management or similar work in a recognized institution. Experience in anUnited Nationsorganization or NGO desirable.
The ideal candidate should also possess:
Fluency in English and knowledge of a local language desirable
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are….
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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=518901