Fresher UN Associate Human Resources Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Human Resources Officer
Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: 19-Human Resources-RSCE-123356-F-Entebbe (M)
Grade: P3
Reports to: Chief of Unit
NB: Sorry, This job has been cancelled. 
About RSCE:
The Regional Service
Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance
with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and
regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight
bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy
Implementation Coordination Team, as required.
The Regional Service
Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the
regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’
chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not
create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It
also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Job Summary:  The Associate Human
Resources Officer will be responsible for supporting a fully integrated and
regulatory-compliant client services team as well as providing advice to
managers and staff encompassing sub-functional specialties as appropriate, in
relation to such as financial management, human resources planning, staffing
aspects of budget for their service lines, policy, recruitment and placement,
administration of entitlements, and staff development and career support and in
ensuring that high client satisfaction is met and accountabilities are
strengthened in line with the terms of reference of the Human Resources and
Talent Management Unit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the determination and the timely implementation of benefits
    and entitlements of RSCE staff covering life and career events of the
    staff and non-staff members from pre-appointment to beyond separation;
  • Accountable for ensuring transparency, accuracy and assuring full
    compliance with Staff rules and regulations within the Client Services
  • Accountable for the integrity, transparency and equity of the
    management of RSCE resources, particularly the contracts, benefits, and
    entitlements management;
  • Advise RSCE staff members on Benefits and entitlements, staff rules
    and regulations, HR guidelines and promotes a collaborative and
    client-oriented approach, sharing knowledge and best practice;
  • Administer, certify and approve the processing of Benefits and
    Entitlements in full compliance with Staff Regulations and Rules and
    Financial Accountability Framework and has approval authority for
    non-discretionary decisions under the applicable rules;
  • Determine, verify and approve financial entitlements related to
    contracts such as appointment, reassignments, and ongoing entitlements;
  • Ensure accurate processing of financial entitlements to reduce
    recoveries, advances and ether exceptional payments;
  • Identify areas for improving HR processes and policies and
    developing the RSCE business requirements to maximize efficiency and
    simplify procedures;
  • Enhance work efficiency through constant evaluation and analysis of
    HR processes;
  • Supervise the work of the Client Support team members in carrying
    out all human resources administrative transactions including recruitment,
    selection, onboarding activities, maintenance of staffing tables, and
    processing of contracts;
  • Recommend, create and maintain knowledge management for human
    resources management;
  • Ensure that Umoja contains accurate and comprehensive coverage of
    benefits and entitlements;
  • Contribute to building staff learning and development programmes,
    and / or organizing its delivery;
  • Provide induction orientation and briefing to new staff members in
    the service lines;
  • Utilize United Nations HR systems such as an ERP (UMOJA), FSS,
    and/or INSPIRA for the processing of recruitment, entitlement or other
    human resources transactions.
  • Monitor and maintain the staffing table and position management
    databases (ERP and offline) of the RSCE, and provides advice /
    recommendations on the activities;
  • Liaise with the CHRO, the Specialist Support Team and the Staff
    Counselling and Welfare Team on all issues related to the human resources
    and talent management of staff in the RSCE;
  • Provide reports on the human resources transactional and staffing
    table / position management activities as required;
  • Monitors the maintenance of the human resources filing system;
  • Provides high quality, timely and accurate service to client
    missions as required;
  • Performed other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre
    Entebbe (RSCE) Associate Human Resources Officer job opportunity should
    hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in
    human resources management, business or public administration, social
    sciences, education or related area. A first- level university
    degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying
    experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A
    vocational certificate or diploma in Human Resources Management is
  • A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted
    for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme
    Examination (YPP); United Nations Competitive Recruitment Examination
    (NCRE); or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P) in the
    occupational group of finance, or related area.
  • At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in
    human resources management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and entitlements is
  • Experience with the use of HR systems such as an ERP (UMOJA), FSS,
    and/or INSPIRA, is desirable.
  • Experience in a United Nations Common System Organization is
  • Languages: Fluency
    in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

  • Professionalism:
    Knowledge of human resources policies, practices, procedures, and tools
    and ability to apply them in an organizational setting; – Ability to
    identify issues, analyze and formulate opinions, make conclusions and
    recommendations on complex human resources policy and development issues;-
    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;- Takes responsibility for incorporating gender
    perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all
    areas of work.
  • Planning & 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
  • Client Orientation
    – Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and
    seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains
    productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;
    identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
    monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment
    to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of
    progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products
    or services to client.
NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations should
apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 26th September 2019
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