Kenya: Human Resources Officer NOB, Fixed Term, USSC, Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

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.

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism.

For every child,Hope

www.unicef.org/somalia

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Human Resources Specialist, manage all human resource development activities relating to implementation of Staff Support Plan consistent with the Country Programme Management Plan 2018-2020. The incumbent will provide full coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the established plan and ensure the plan is updated as needed.

Summary of key accountabilities:

Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primarily, shared or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-result:

  • Implement the staff support plan for 2018-2020 CPMP by ensuring the support plan addresses different staff need i.e: staff moving into Somalia, staff moving to other positions in the organization, staff moving to positions outside of UNICEF and / or staff being separated.
  • Develop, deliver or coordinate the delivery of training programs to meet organisational needs and provide professional development opportunities for staff. Conduct timely and effective training programmes and briefing on career management to all staff in the office in order to support the capacity building and career development of all staff.
  • Analyse organisational issues, program operations, managerial objectives and staff continuous professional development needs to identify and prioritise professional development activities.
  • Enhance staff’s job performance by supporting the identification of training needs, preparation of training proposals and arranging for implementation and evaluation of training. Provide HR training and support as required in country, including at sub-office locations.
  • Serves as the principal focal point on all activities related to Staff Support Plan; evaluates support plan activities received by staff members to assess the return on investment. Prepares regular reports (narrative and financial), including evaluation reports on skill development and enhanced knowledge in the organisation through training (individual, group, cross-organisational training).
  • To qualify as a champion for every child you will have¦

    University degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines (human resources, training, business administration, international relations, psychology).

    Two years of relevant professional work experience in Human Resources. Field work experience fluency in English and local language of the duty station required

    For every Child, you demonstrate¦

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Result

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    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=508953

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