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

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: 19-Human Resources-RSCE-123911-F-Entebbe (M)
Grade: P2
Reports to: Chief of Unit
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 team;
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 desirable.
  • 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
  • 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 required.
  • 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 desirable.
  • 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
    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: 7th October 2019
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