UNICEF Associates & Assistants Job Recruitment – Graduates/Non-graduates

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UNICEF Associates & Assistants Job Recruitment – Graduates/Non-graduates

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1. Job Title: Human Resources Associate, General Service
Job Number: 527008
Location: Abuja
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

Purpose of the Post

  • Under the close supervision and guidance of the Human Resources Specialist, the Human Resources Associate provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff in the field office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks
Support to business partnering:

  • Support the business partners in developing initiatives to encourage employee well-being and employee recognition schemes
  • Support the management of change processes by advising clientele on changes to HR processes under the guidance of HR Business Partner
  • Support the business partners in assisting clientele in using HR systems such as talent management, agora and achieve.

Support in processing of entitlement and benefits:

  • In consultation with supervisor, analyze, research, verify, and compile data and information on cases that do not conform to UN or UNICEF’s HR Rules & Regulations, to support consistent and equitable application of decisions and implementation of agreed upon action.
  • In consultation with supervisor, analyze, research and verify information for the purpose of responding to staff queries on areas related to benefits and entitlements
  • Initiates the processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations, by ensuring all relevant forms and actions are completed by staff and forwarded to the GSSC.
  • Maintains and prepares all personnel-related records and files, ensuring all information on each staff member is up-to-date and accurate.

Support in recruitment and placement:

  • Prepares and circulates internal and external advertisements.
  • Liaises with candidates in the various stages of the recruitment process.
  • Prepares formal acknowledgement, offer and regret letters.
  • Initiates and follows up on reference checks and academic verifications, and ensuring the completion of other background checks.
  • Monitors life-cycle of recruitment process to update supervisor as necessary.

Support in organization design and job classification:

  • Participates in the review of GS positions specific JDs, ensuring effective application of ICSC methodology.
  • Drafts and edits job descriptions to be submitted for classification for review by supervisor.
  • Follows up and liaises with HQ and RO over status of requests to ensure timely completion.
  • Prepares documents to be submitted for classification to RO and NYHQ, ensuring completeness of documentation
  • Monitors life-cycle of all job classification requests to facilitate recruitment and organization planning.
  • Compiles and analyses information and statistics related to posts and staff for reports on staffing trends.
  • Analyze, research, verify, and compile data which facilitates preparation of workforce planning reports for supervisor to review against benchmarks i.e. Gender and geographical balance and other recruitment related key performance indicators.

Support in learning & capacity development:

  • In consultation with supervisor, researches and analyses data and information to help identify training needs within his/her office for the development of learning plans and other targeted training interventions.
  • In consultation with supervisor, researches, analyzes, verifies, and compiles information on external training courses available and educational institutions to help supervisor decide on learning programmes that address learning gaps in his/her country office.
  • Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by participating in exercises which aim to build capacity of stakeholders.
  • Develops and processes contracts for institutions providing training and courses, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations.
  • Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by preparing and organizing distribution of materials for participants, ensuring availability of training venues and required equipment and supplies, while providing logistical and secretarial support at workshops and events as necessary.
  • Tracks the performance management cycle processes, ensuring the timely distribution and enhancing the timely completion and return of appraisals.

Job Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of UNICEF.
  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience of which at least two years in human resources support functions required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language at the duty station is considered an asset.

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:
    • Core competencies:
    • Communication (II)
    • Working with people (II)
    • Drive for results (II)
  • Functional Competencies:
    • Analyzing (II)
    • Learning & Researching (II)
    • Planning and organizing (II)
    • Following Instructions and Procedures (II)
  • View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2019.

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

Note

  • 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.

2. Job Title: Administrative Assistant, (GS-4)
Job Number: 526863
Locations: Kano & Kaduna
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Job Description
How can you make a difference?

  • Under the direct supervision of the Operations Officer, the Administrative Assistant performs a variety of administrative/HR duties related to the administration of the office.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Searches office administrative and personnel files and records relating to a variety of topics for information and references. Selects information and records in specified format for use by the Operations Officer and other staff in preparing reports, correspondence, technical papers, plans and general reference documents.
  • Assists staff members and their dependents by processing requests for visas, identity cards, and other necessary administrative-related documents, in accordance with the requirements of the United Nations and Nigeria. Maintains information on staff attendance, leave etc and provides status report to the Admin/HR Assistant.
  • Drafts routine correspondence, briefings, memoranda and reports which may be of confidential nature via oral instructions, previous correspondence, policy and procedure manuals or other available information sources, in accordance with standard office procedures.  Also responsible for taking minutes and/or notes at meetings as required.
  • Assist with travel and hotel reservations, prepares travel authorization forms, security clearance, and assembles information pertaining to the purpose of travel.
  • Classifies and codes material relating to a number of subject matter areas and maintains staff and general office files.
  • Makes requisitions for stationery, distributes and maintains inventory record for the Operations unit of the field office.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Job Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

Education:

  • Completion of secondary education; supplemented by University Education or its equivalent in Office Administration or Secretarial studies.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant administrative or clerical work experience is required.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of one other UN working languages is desirable. Knowledge of local language of the duty station is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

Application Closing Date
Friday; 18th October, 2019 at 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.

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