Brazil: Individual Contractor Assignment: Human Resources – Recruitment, Brasilia, Brazil

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Brazil
Closing date: 28 Nov 2016

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Assignment

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Manager, provide professional support to HR activities in all areas of recruitment for all categories of staff by implementing and administering effective and expedient recruitment process of the highest caliber in compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations and using the new recruitment system.

Team with supervisors in the recruitment process to ensure integrity and merit in all selection procedures while supporting the needs of managers and goals of diversity. Promote equity, transparency and consistency in the selection and placement of staff.

Support the HR unit for all the on boarding process.

Assignment Tasks

Providing guidance and professional support in the recruitment process for IP, NO & General Service category posts within Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including:

  • Work closely with the HR team and Sections to understand staffing needs and respond accordingly;
  • In coordination with Hiring Managers and DHR/GSSC, establish vacancy announcements in the e-recruitment systems as well as other means;
  • Provide support to Hiring Managers in implementation of Talents Management System (TMS) during recruitment processes (including shortlisting of candidates);
  • For each recruitment process, screen applications within maximum 4 days;
  • Coordinate and administer technical assessment when applicable maximum a week after the shortlist is finalised;
  • Coordinate and participate in interview within 4 days following the test results, representing HR in the selection panel. Contribute to the evaluation of internal and external candidates by advising interview panel members on appropriate interview techniques and questions;
  • prepare relevant reports maximum 3 days following the interview;
  • Coordinate the reference checks within 2 days after the selection of recommended candidate;
  • Organise and participate in Central Review Body (CRB) review;
  • Coordinate the offer and regret letters;
  • Ensure proper tracking mechanism is in place, including updating weekly the recruitment plan to follow up on postings and applications throughout the recruitment process and ensure KPIs are met;
  • Maintain talent pool of candidates through TMS.
  • Support the on-boarding process of newly recruited staff by providing orientation on applicable entitlements, rules, regulations, and procedures and Human Resources policies (including through the use of MyCase)

    Develop and roll-out an Induction Human Resource Programme for all new staff.

    Expected Deliverables

  • Support the recruitment plan that will take place (altogether 58 recruitments – 2 IP, 46 NO, 10 GS), so it can be 100% finalized within HR recruitment KPI;
  • 100% letters sent to candidates place on talent pool;
  • 100% regret letters sent to unsuccessful candidates;
  • Talent pool of candidates established for all recruitment processes;
  • Additional support for recruitment of Temporary Appointments, as needed;
  • Weekly updated recruitment tracking system
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University degree in or equivalent backgrounds, in Human Resources, Business Administration, International Relations, Social Sciences, Psychology or related areas;
  • Minimum two years of Human resources experience in UNICEF;
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of UNICEF’s HR policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the new Talent Management System ;
  • Experience of CBI;
  • Good writing and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Good planning and organizing skills;
  • Be results driven;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is an asset;
  • FEE:USD 6,000/Monthly (including DSA)

    Expected Start Date: DEC 2016

    Duration: 09 Months

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501445

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