United Nations UN Human Resources Officer Jobs – World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:        Human Resources Officer 
Organization: World Food
Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Human
Position Grade: NOA
Reference Number: 16-0022027
About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline
agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian
agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas namely:
Emergency Humanitarian Action (EHA); Food & Nutrition Security (FNS); and
Agriculture & Market Support (AMS). WFP has operations in various parts of
the Country.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Officer will support the delivery of a professional, client – focused
HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with
WFP corporate priorities. The incumbent will deputize the Head of Human
Resources and will focus mainly on staff capacity development and performance
Key Duties and
The incumbent will support HR operational
activities or projects that are aligned to business needs, following standard
processes and ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies and procedures;
Quickly respond to queries from managers and
staff, understanding their issues and ensuring policies, procedures, processes,
systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them;
Actively contribute to the effective management
of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff, by administering
conditions of service, contracts and appropriate entitlements;
Support staff capability building, working with
managers to understand individual skills and business requirements, and
organizing development solutions which equip people with the skills and
knowledge required to meet current and future challenges;
Manage and guide 
on the talent acquisition process and strategy in line with the WFP HR
Support and deliver onboarding activities to
ensure new employees have a positive experience of WFP, and are successfully
integrated into their new role and the organization;
Offer support in building talent within WFP,
working with managers to understand their needs and organizing solutions to
recruit, retain and develop a high caliber workforce to deliver the business
Support for organizational design activities
that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and
allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency;
Collate data and contribute to preparation of
accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP wide view of HR activities that
enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholders;
Plan for staff learning and development and
coordinate capacity building events and initiatives;
Coordinate compliance with the performance
management cycle, facilitate sessions on performance management for staff &
Conduct data analysis, in order to support
others on projects or contribute to process efficiencies and improvements and
Human Resources unit reporting and information dissemination;
Perform any other duties as may be require by
the Head of Human Resources from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the United Nations UN World
Food Programme (WFP) Human Resources Officer job vacancy should hold an
Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business
Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, attained from a
recognized institution Or First University degree in Human Resource Management,
Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology with additional years
of related work experience or trainings/courses, attained from a recognized
A minimum of six (6) years of relevant working
experience in Human Resources management and development, administration,
gained from reputable organizations;
Proficiency in both oral and written English is
Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge and
experience using MS Office applications.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food
Programme to submit their applications online, Click Here
Step 1: Register and create your online CV
Step 2: Click on “Description” to read the position
requirements and “Apply” to submit your application.
NB: You must complete
Step 1 and 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
Deadline: 1st
September 2016

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