UN Business Support Assistant (Human Resources) Job Careers – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Support Assistant (Human Resources)
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Grade: SC4
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: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and
Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has
operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary:
The Business Support Assistant (Human Resources) will perform a range of HR
tasks to support accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and
facilitate the effective functioning of a client-focused and strategy-oriented
HR services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide assistance on general HR queries and follow up actions, to
    ensure consistent and high quality HR services are delivered to clients.
  • Liaise with other internal units/offices on HR related matters, i.e.
    payroll, contracts, etc. and provide necessary information in order to
    enable timely HR services.
  • Provide administrative support in various HR activities in the areas
    of work allocated by the professional officer including on boarding of new
    staff members in compliance with relevant processes and procedures.
  • Maintain confidential personnel records, HR databases and archives,
    to ensure data and files are accurately stored and updated in compliance
    with the established standards.
  • Provides accurate and timely information, data and advice to field
    management and employees on the organization’s human resources policies
    and procedures
  • Supports the development and implementation of HR solutions by
    understanding how the organization works
  • Ensures all staff in the area of operations have job descriptions
    and TORs; and a copy of the Annual performance Plan (APP);
  • Establishes a leave plan, support implementation of the plan, share
    necessary forms to be completed, brief staff on their entitlements, in
    line with the contract terms and conditions and enter data in WINGS and
    send documents to the HR CO;
  • Input staff data in the HR management systems (WINGS, spreadsheets,
    etc.) as appropriate;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Human Resources) job placement should
    hold a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management, Business
    Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field
  • At least four years of progressively responsible support work
    experience including at least two years in the field of human resources or
    other related field or equivalent;
  • Excellent command of both written & oral English is essential;
  • Computer literacy i.e. knowledge and skills in using MS Office
  • Exposure to humanitarian and emergency situations is desirable.
  • Fluency in English is a must. Proficiency in the local dialects of
    Lugbara, Aringa, Madi and Luo is desirable.
NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are
especially encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit
their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 12th September 2019
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