UNICEF hires 01 Human Resources Officer (Policy Interpretation & Dissemination)
Ville, Pays: Dakar, Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 1 an
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 21-09-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
Human Resources Officer (Policy Interpretation & Dissemination), NO 1 Fixed Term, UNICEF WCARO Dakar Senegal
Job Number: 506943 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Senegal
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
For every child, a fair chance
The situation of children in West and Central Africa is still challenging, but through strong political leadership in the region and with the support of donors, UNICEF is confident that it can help make a difference for children and for their communities.
How can you make a difference?
Purpose of the post
Under the close guidance and supervision of the Regional Chief of HR, the Human Resources Officer is responsible for ensuring human resources policies, procedures and different sets of guidance are clearly understood in the French language for staff across the region to fully comprehend and therefore, apply in practice accordingly. This also includes guidance on the use of human resources systems such as
This will involve
Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks
◾In close collaboration with division of human resources, Policy and Administrative Law section (PALS) and the different Human Resources practitioners, translate HR texts, policies, and guidance on a wide range of subjects, scrutinizing these documents to ensure that translation is accurate, succinct and lucid; and that they conform to the rules, regulations and processes already put in place.
◾Once translated, through webinars and presentations, collaborate with different Human Resources and operations focal points to ensure that these documents are clearly and well understood by all categories of staff.
◾Manage the presentation and uploading of documents onto sharepoint, ensuring information is easily accessible and user-friendly.
◾Promote ongoing discussions of feedback and identify common questions on policies and procedures and take appropriate steps to address these.
◾Support in the disseminating communications on HR initiatives at regional and global levels
Impact of Results:
In carrying out the above duties accurately and in a timely manner, the incumbent contributes to ensuring different HR guidance, reforms, policies, and procedures are clearly understood across the West and Central African region. This in turn contributes to ensuring that HR practice is delivered in strict accordance with these global frameworks, thus strengthening offices capacity in providing HR services that attract, retain, develop, and motivate talent.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
University degree in either Policy Studies, Law, Human Resources, Information Management, International Relations, Business Administration, or other relevant social science is required
At least one year of progressively responsible professional work experience in Human Resources is required. Working experience in policy communication or internal communications an asset.
– Fluency in English and French is required
– Competencies and level of proficiency required
For every Child, you demonstrate…
◾Diversity and inclusion
◾Drive for Result [I]
◾Working With People [II]
◾Applying Technical Expertise [II]
◾Following Instructions and Procedures [II]
◾Planning and Organizing [I]
◾Relating & Networking [I]
Closing Date Thu Sep 21 2017 00:55:00 GMT+0200 (Paris, Madrid (heure d’été))