Guest vertical phone smallest
Why Fuzu? Join Fuzu to accelerate your professional growth, meet like-minded people and learn from the best.
Get Started

Human Resources Assistant, G6

United Nations
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

You have 4 days left to apply for this job.

Share this job

Job Summary

EducationCompletion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Supplemental training in human resources, administration or related area is required. Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Successful passing of the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) may be accepted in lieu of the GGST.
Work ExperienceA minimum of seven (7) years of progressive work experience in human resources, administration or related field is required.Experience in the recruitment of staff is desirable.
Experience in the use of recruitment tools like PeopleSoft or Inspira is desirable.
Experience in using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as SAP is desirable.
Experience in the engagement and processing of consultant and individual contractor contracts is desirable.
LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Responsibilities

RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT:
• Participates in the selection of candidates for secretarial, clerical and related categories positions; including evaluating and screening applications of such candidates, preparing profiles of candidates, and conducting preliminary interviews, and conducting roster searches for vacancies and identifying short-lists of candidates.
• Assists in the filling of posts for all categories, including initiating and following-up on reference checks and academic verifications, ensuring the completion of the pre-recruitment formalities, calculating salaries and related benefits, and preparing and dispatching offers of appointment and Statement of Emoluments.
• Assists in the recruitment of consultants and individual contracts, including posting of job openings, review and placement of consultants and individual contractors.
• Assists in organizing and coordinating competitive recruitment examinations.
• Oversees the maintenance of vacancy announcement files and tracking status of vacancy announcements.
• Reviews and processes personnel actions through the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (known as Umoja in the UN).
STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER SUPPORT TRAINING:
• Assists in the organization and conducts of training courses and workshops.
CLASSIFICATION:
• Assists in reviewing and processing requests for classification.
• Provides advice and answers general queries on classification procedures and processes.
GENERAL:
• Maintains HR related automated systems and applications including automated databases containing HR related statistics and prepares periodic reports.
• Undertakes research on a range of HR related issues and assists in the preparation of notes/reports.
• Provides general office support services; processes, drafts, edits, proofreads and finalizes for signature/approval a variety of correspondence and other communications; sets up and maintains files/records (electronic and paper); schedules appointments/meetings, monitors deadlines, etc.
• Prepares written response to queries concerning HR related matters.
• Trains and provides supervision to new and lower-level staff in the unit.
• Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
Share this job

Other Jobs at United Nations

Senior Reviser, Chinese, P5
United Nations / Nairobi
Senior Reviser, Spanish, P5
United Nations / Nairobi
Inter-Regional Adviser
United Nations / Nairobi
Representative, P5
United Nations / Nairobi

Similar Jobs

HR Officer
Kiambu / Burn
Human Resources Officer
Kampala / Church World Service
Senior Human Resource Officer
Kampala / Uganda Law Reform Commision
Improve your chances with Fuzu