UN Jobs – Human Resources Assistant – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:    Human Resources Assistant (Fresher UN Jobs)

Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Job Opening Number: 21-Human Resources-RSCE-158414-R-Entebbe (M)

Reports to: Client Services Officer, Client Support Unit

Grade: G5

 

About US:

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 United Nations Regional Service Centre in Entebbe (RCSE) is United Nations Peacekeeping office based in Entebbe, Uganda that provides services, such as administrative, logistics and information and communications technology to various United Nations missions.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of staff members’ entitlements including claims, danger pay, daily subsistence allowance, mission subsistence allowance for Government Provided Personnel and Individual Uniformed Personnel, volunteer living allowance and any other allowances for payments in conformity and adherence to applicable United Nations policies e.g. staff rules, financial regulations and rules, ST/AI, Administrative issuances or practices.
  • Process the entitlements, benefits and payroll for the international and national civilian staff and non-staff on behalf of the Client Missions and/or the RSCE, as well as claims for official travel and expense reimbursements.
  • Assist in managing the Service Line as appropriate in the business processes related to payroll, leave entitlements, contract extensions, other entitlements, separations and final payments for civilian staff, non-staff and uniformed personnel.
  • Assist in the processes related to the on-boarding, Travel arrangements, payment of settling-in grants, check-in, check-out and separation activities for civilian staff, uniformed personnel and non-staff, as well as the installation and repatriation of recognized dependents.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of related guidelines, staff rules, HR rules and regulations, practices and procedures, and makes recommendations through the Service Delivery Manager where necessary.
  • Process and administer end to end entitlements and benefits of international staff members in the RSCE in an efficient and timely manner, i.e., Personnel Administration of Contracts, Personnel administration of movements, Time Management and Separations.
  • Advise internal and external clients on Benefits and Entitlements; Staff Rules and Regulations and HR guidelines and promotes a collaborative and client-oriented approach.
  • Review and process requests for entitlements and claims
  • Assist the service line with the administration and clarification on the processing of benefits and entitlements processes in compliance with the Rules and Financial framework.
  • Determine, certify and process financial entitlements related to appointments, reassignments, ongoing entitlements and salaries
  • Accurate and complete submission of claims and entitlements
  • Review, analyse and advise on HR policy guidelines relating to Benefits and entitlements.
  • Perform human resources administration of Benefits and Entitlements in UMOJA in line with the delegation of authority, maintains UMOJA entitlements and HR local contracts and administration roles.
  • Assist in the review and processing of data pertaining to conditions of service.
  • Resolve queries escalated in iNeed in UMOJA.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Human Resources Assistant job placement must hold a High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in human resources management, administrative services or related area is required.
  • Experience in application of UN Staff Rules and Regulations in an operational environment is desirable, including administration of a broad range of entitlements and benefits using SAP or Umoja.
  • Languages: Fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable.

 

Competencies

  • Professionalism – 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.
  • Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • 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.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications through the United Nations online portal at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 24th July 2021

 

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