Job Description United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the programmes of administration, conference services and public information and provides security and safety services for United Nations staff and facilities in the United Nations Office at Nairobi. RequirementsCompetencies PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of human resources policies, procedures and practices and ability to interpret and apply them in an organizational setting. Demonstrates use of initiative and makes appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipates next steps. Ability to apply knowledge of various United Nations administrative, and human resources rules and regulations in work situations. The ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision-making. 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. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. Education Completion of secondary school/High school diploma or equivalent is required.Supplemental training in human resources, administration, or related area is required. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration and other related area is desirable.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. The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview. 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. Job – Specific Qualification Certification in human resources at the diploma level or equivalent is desirable.Training in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP/SAP), such as Umoja or similar is desirable. Work Experience A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administrative services or related area is required out of which 3 years should be in recruitment. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced by two years for candidates who possess a first level University degree.A minimum seven years of hands-on experience in recruitment as a recruiter at the United Nations or similar international organization is required.Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) such as Umoja or similar is required.Work experience with PeopleSoft System such as inspira or similar is required.Experience in handling a large portfolio of multi-cultural clients located in multiple geographical locations is desirable.Experience in managing a team of human resources assistants is desirable.Experience in handling the recruitment of consultants and individual contractors in the United Nations or similar international organization is desirable.Work experience of one year or more in data analytics or related area is desirable. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable. NOTE: “Fluency equals a rating of “fluent” in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and ” Knowledge of” equals a rating of” confident” in two of the four areas.
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