Human Resources Assistant


UN Volunteers

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Human Resources Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Human Resources Assistant will ensure the following:

  • Preparing Vacancy announcements.
  • Initial Screening of applicants.
  • Providing guidance to short listers on Criteria for shortlisting.
  • Consolidating the shortlists for further review on Completeness, Compliance with the criteria by Operations Manager.
  • Administering Written tests, where applicable.
  • Coordinating the interviews processes.
  • Providing secretarial services to interview panels, including Interview Report writing.
  • Conducting Reference checks on Recommended candidates.
  • Preparing Recruitment check lists for review by Operations Manager:
  • Making offers to the success candidates.
  • Arranging for medical Clearances:
  • Filing HR documents systematically, for easy retrieval, including audits.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
 Bachelor degree or equivalent

  • Minimum of degree in Business Administration/Human Resources Management/Public Administration or related field.
 36 Months

  • Minimum of three years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Administration, or supply chain, or other relevant programmes; experience with programme support is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
 Human resources management and development

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in developmental work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

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