Work Type :
Fixed Term Appointment
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 champion
How can you make a difference?
Reporting to the Deputy Representative for Operations, the HR Specialist is accountable for implementing HR services that enhance the capacity of their clients in the Country Office to deliver on their business goals and objectives.
In doing so, the HR Specialist demonstrates the ability to anticipate HR-related needs and develop subsequent plans and solutions that align HR management with business objectives.
Summary of key functions / accountabilities :
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are...
Functional Competencies :
Experience and ability to implement targeted and innovative human resources strategies to address clients’ people-related needs.
Ability to implement innovative HR programs within a fast paced, evolving, and wide organizational setting.
In-depth technical knowledge of the principles and concepts of human resources management.
Ability to identify and analyze systemic issues, formulate opinions and make conclusions and recommendations to resolve same.
Excellent knowledge of organizational and HR information technology systems and tools.
Interpersonal and Communication skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience.
Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promulgated HR regulations and rules.