UN Jobs – National Project Personnel (Human Resources) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

 

Job Title:    National Project Personnel
(Human Resources)

Organization: Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: FAO Uganda Operations Specialist

 

About US:

The Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to
improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of
living in rural populations and contribute to global economic’ growth.
Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure
people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy
lives. 

 

Job Summary:  The National Project Personnel (Human
Resources) will provide support in human resources matters related to the
project. Under the overall technical guidance of the Human Resources Division,
liaising with the Regional HR Officer the NPP (HR) reports to the Senior
Administrative Assistant and works closely with the HR & Travel and
Operations teams.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
The NPP (HR) will
be responsible for the following tasks:

·        
Support
with the preparation of vacancy announcements;

·        
Carry
out screening of applications (shortlisting)

·        
Participate
in scheduled interviews as rapporteur to (i) take minutes, (ii) keep a record
of individual scores and (iii) draft the Interview/Selection report.

·        
Provide
support with  appointments, extensions,
transfers, terminations, etc.;

·        
Support
the Senior Administrative Assistant to analyse, carry out and follow-up on a
variety of complex human resources requests from staff and non-staff 

·        
Provide
support with the briefing and de-briefing of staff, provide information as to
staff entitlements and specificities of contracts, human resources
policy-related issues as well as social security, insurance and administrative
law ;

·        
Provide
support updating organization charts and staffing tables; draft correspondence,
reports and statistics related to human resources as appropriate;

·        
Provide
support updating confidential personnel information, records and files; ensure
completeness and accuracy of records and that follow-up system on actions are
taken;

·        
Support
the Senior Administrative Assistant to investigate and resolve payment
inquiries in collaboration with the FAO Uganda Finance Unit; prepare payment
instructions accordingly;

·        
Perform
other duties as required.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations (FAO) National Project Personnel (Human Resources)  job must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or
equivalent) in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related
subject

·        
Four
years of relevant experience in administrative and human resources support work

·        
Working
knowledge of English

·        
Excellent
knowledge of the essential elements of Human Resources activities and
transactions, including corporate policies, rules and procedures

·        
Experience
with UN or other humanitarian organizations is desirable

·        
Very
good knowledge of relevant corporate computerized systems

·        
Good
knowledge of the communication and documentation standards

·        
National
of Uganda.

 

FAO Core Competencies

·        
Results
Focus

·        
Teamwork

·        
Communication

·        
Building
Effective Relationships

·        
Knowledge
Sharing and Continuous Improvement

 

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 24th November 2020

 

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