No Experience Human Resources Intern – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Human
Resources Intern
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: Intern/001/01/19
Vacancy Notice: Internship/01/2019
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: HR
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
internship is taking place in the Human Resources Unit providing support and
assistance in various Human resources tasks. Duration: Minimum 2 months. The
total duration of the internship is maximum 8 months. The intern is part of the
HR Unit in the Representation Office of Uganda operation. S/he will report to
the HR Officer while receiving guidance from other HR team members. It is
expected that the intern will gain an understanding of the Uganda Human
resources role as a support function to the operation. S/he will also
understand the UNHCR procedures related to recruitment, orientation and
separation of personnel and how HR interacts and coordinates with different
units and field offices. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the recruitment process by calling the candidates
    for tests, and arranging for tests and interviews;
  • Assist in the orientation of newly recruited personnel;
  • Keep updated attendance records and files of Affiliate Workforce
    personnel (Individual contractors and UNOPS)
  • Keep updated the staffing list for Uganda;
  • Assist in photocopying and scanning of HR documents;
  • Assist performing other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Human
    Resources Intern job placement should hold a University degree in
    Administration, HR or Social Sciences.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Experience from dealing with people.
  • Good computer skills, especially Word and Excel.
Note: The internship is unpaid. UNHCR will not pay for the internship and all the expenses connected to it. There is no expectation of employment at the end of the internship, and the intern cannot apply for a post with UNHCR, including a consultancy, during the period of the internship and for the six months immediately following the expiration date.
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: 10th February 2019
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