UN Human Resources Assistant Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

  Human Resources Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: Temp/002/2019
Vacancy Notice No.: T/002/01/19
Duty Station: Kampala,
Position Grade: GL4        
About UNHCR:
The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The
Human Resources Assistant will be tasked with assisting the Human Resources
senior staff in personnel administration and other HR related matters,
including the process of recruitment and appointment of staff, and in the
performance management and welfare issues of staff under area of responsibility
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Offer timely clerical support in the
    recruitment, assignment and reassignment of local general service staff.
  • Render support in processing local staff
    members’ contracts, entitlements and benefits in accordance with Staff
    Rules and established HR procedures.
  • Provide advice to staff members on their
    rights, obligations, benefits and entitlements according to the UN/UNHCR staff
    rules and regulations.
  • Assist newly arrived international staff
    with administrative formalities related to their accreditations,
    security/ground passes, arrange travel and hotel reservations.
  • Assist with shipment of their personal
    effects in coordination with the logistics section.
  • Offer timely administrative support to
    staff and dependants in case of medical evacuations.
  • Maintain personnel records in the
    office, including maintenance of the attendance, overtime and leave
  • Perform any other duties as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • The workforce in the AOR is
    well-informed of the organisations human resources policies and practices.
  • UNHCR provides a healthy, safe and
    respectful working environment for its workforce in the AOR.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Human Resources Assistant career opportunity should have
    completed secondary education.
  • At least four years of previous relevant
    work experience.
  • Prior field experience with UNHCR and/or
    with other humanitarian organizations is an asset.
  • Extensive knowledge of UNHCR
    administrative procedures and processes and exposure to provision of
    support services in an international organization.
  • High IT affinity and working experience
    of PeopleSoft/MSRP.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge
    of another relevant UN language or local language.
How to Apply:
All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
Deadline: 17th January 2019
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