UN Jobs – Senior Human Resources Assistant – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Senior Human Resources
Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: 026/2019
Position Number: 10026727
Position Grade: GS-5
About US:
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 Senior Human Resources Assistant will
function under direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer, assisting
him/her 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 (AOR).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Assist in the recruitment, assignment,
reassignment and separation of local general service staff. Prepare documents for
the interview panel for the recruitment of local staff.
·      
Process local staff members’ contracts,
entitlements and benefits in accordance with Staff Rules and established HR
procedures.
·      
Update personnel related information in MSRP/HR
module where this activity has been rolled out from PAPS to the respective
office.
·      
Advise staff members on their rights,
obligations, benefits and entitlements, and assist them in interpreting
UN/UNHCR staff rules and regulations.
·      
Assist newly-arrived international staff with
administrative formalities related to their accreditations, security/ground
passes, submission of completed forms and related documents to headquarters,
arrange travel and hotel reservations
·      
Assist with shipment of their personal effects
in coordination with the logistics section.
·      
Administer UNHCR medical insurance plan for
locally recruited staff. Provide administrative support to staff and dependants
in case of medical evacuations, as well as security evacuations/relocations.
Maintain daily tracking record of staff and families to provide accurate
information in case of emergency.
·      
Maintain personnel records in the office,
including maintenance of the attendance, overtime and leave records.
·      
Perform other related duties as required.
Key Results:
·      
The workforce in the AOR is well-informed of the
organisation’s 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
Senior Human Resources Assistant job placement should have completed secondary
education
·      
Certificates or diplomas in human resources
management, secretarial and administrative training is required.
·      
At least five years of previous relevant work
experience is required.
·      
Good knowledge of UNHCR administrative
procedures and processes and exposure to provision of support services in an
international organization is required.
·      
Fluency in English is required.
·      
Planning and Organizing
·      
Working knowledge of  other UN language(s).
·      
Field experience with UNHCR and/or with other
humanitarian organizations is an asset.
·      
High IT affinity and working experience of
PeopleSoft/MSRP.
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 details.
Deadline: 16th January 2020
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