United Nations World Food Programme, Vacancies For Human Resources Officers
Posted: 28/Nov/2016

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Position: Human Resources Officer

Job Purpose
To deliver a professional, client-focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.

 

Key Accountabilities  (Not all-inclusive)

  • Contribute towards the development of country specific plans and processes, and deliver HR operational activities or projects, following standard processes and ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies.
  • Provide advice to managers and employees, understanding their needs and ensuring policies,procedures, processes, systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them.
  • Provide effective management of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff, by administering conditions of service, contracts and appropriate entitlements, and resolving employee relations issues.
  • Contribute to staff capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirements, and organizing/delivering development solutions which equip people with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges.
  • Deliver onboarding activities which ensure new employees have a positive experience of WFP, and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organisation.
  • Contribute to building and managing talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and delivering solutions to recruit, retain, manage and develop a high calibre workforce to deliver business objectives.
  • Support organizational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency.
  • Other as required.

Other Specific Job Requirments:

  • Guide and supervise junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries.
  • Collate and analyse data for the preparation of accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP wide view of HR activities that enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholders.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by implementing new/updated HR policies, procedures and systems and recommending improvements to ways of working.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses.
Experience:

  • Three or more years of postgraduate professional experience in Human Resources with an interest in international humanitarian development.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language. Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.
  • Terms and Condition
  • Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year.

Application Closing Date
2nd December, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online