OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The objectives of the Human Resources and Talent Management Unit are to design and implement strategies, programmes and client services covering integrated talent management, workforce planning, staff/management relations, staff health and wellbeing, and compliance, for the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) and offices and sub/offices in 47 countries in the African region. These will ensure the organization’s ability to acquire, engage, develop, deploy and retain the talents needed to deliver public health outcomes agreed to and/or expected by Members States and other stakeholders. Under the General Management and Coordination (GMC) Cluster’s new service delivery model for the Human Resources organization, The Country Support team will function as dedicated, client focused business partnering and “one-stop-shop” for all HR services offered to Country Offices from one geographic location.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The HR Officer will have a portfolio of countries and will act as the one stop shop for the respective country offices providing a range of end-to-end HR client services, such as human resources planning, job classification, selection and recruitment, contract administration coordination, entitlements management and staffing issues. The incumbent will bring value to the HR role within the new service delivery model by applying a proactive, solution-focused approach to cases and will propose and implement measures to ensure the provision of timely and efficient services. S/he will contribute as part of the business partnering team to HR strategic projects and initiatives within the larger HR team. The post functions as one of business partners and HR Generalists and provides strategic and end-to-end, HR client services to the respective portfolio countries.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
First university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, administrative law, social sciences or related areas. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in Human Resources Management and planning.
Good knowledge of WHO Human Resources management and end-to-end business processes as designated in the Global Management System or similar ERP systems. Experience in project management, ideally in the UN system and/or a public health context.
Use of Language Skills
Fluent in English or French and a good working knowledge of the other. Portuguese would be an asset.
Functional Knowledge and Skills
Good knowledge of human resources management theories and principles; ability to interpret Staff Rules and HR policies and determine entitlements; ability to counsel and communicate effectively; and demonstrated supervisory skills.
1. Producing results
3. Creating an empowering and motivating environment
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