26 May

Associate Human Resources Officer Temporary Job Opening in United Nations Genève

Associate Human Resources Officer Temporary Job Opening
United Nations
Genève GE
Datum der Eröffnung
26 May, 2018 25 days ago

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Associate Human Resources Officer Temporary Job Opening in United Nations Genève Jobs-Details:

This position is located in the Human Resources Management Service, Division of Administration of the United Nations Office at Geneva. The Associate Human Resources Officer reports to a Human Resources Officer.

Within delegated authority, the Associate Human Resources Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provides advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in various areas of human resources.
  • Provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules to Hiring Managers on the recruitment process and on Inspira.
  • Provides advice to internal and external applicants.
  • Conducts eligibility screening in Inspira, releases candidates and informs client offices when the screening of candidates is finalized. When needed, handles correspondence with applicants.
  • Administers examinations and tests related to recruitment of professional and general service categories. Assists in evaluation and assessment of candidates.
  • Prepares vacancy announcements, reviews applications, and provides a short-list to clients' offices.
  • Reviews recommendation on the selection of candidate by client offices.
  • Prepares and presents cases to Central Review bodies.
  • Serves as ex-officio in interview panels.
  • Supervises the maintenance of the human resources filing system.
  • Coordinates the UNOG Internship Programme. Reviews the applications for internship programmes; handles correspondence with applicants
  • Provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules. Reviews and provides advice on exceptions to policies, regulations and rules.
  • Identifies and analyzes staff development and career support needs and designs programmes to meet identified needs.
  • Provides induction orientation and briefing to new staff members.
  • Provides guidance to programme managers on the application of classification policies and procedures and by undertaking whole office review.

PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of human resources policies, practices and procedures and ability to apply them in an organizational setting, Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations.Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


Advanced university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, education, humanities or related field. A first level university degree in combination with at least two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

At least two years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration or related area, preferably in a United Nations Common System Organization. Experience with human resources ERP tools such as Inspira and Umoja or similar is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice
The temporary position is intended to fill the functions of short-term duration with an estimated start date as soos as possible, until 31 December 2018. The duration of the appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

  • Candidates should have no expectation of any fixed-term appointment possibility after the end of this temporary assignment. If the selected candidate is an internal staff member of the UN Secretariat, the selection will be recorded as a temporary assignment.
  • Subsequent to the initial temporary appointment, new and successive temporary appointments may be granted for service in the same office or in a different office any number of times, for any duration, provided that the length of service does not exceed the period of 364 calendar days.
  • Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
  • A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position.
  • A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further “stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…” Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified.
  • While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
  • The expression “Internal candidates”, shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15.
  • For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1.
  • For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

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