United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Human Resources Analyst
Job ID: 7911
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Posting Type: External
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
- Under the guidance and supervision of DCD-O, the HR Analyst is responsible for transparent implementation of HR strategies in COs, effective delivery of HR services and management of the CO HR Unit.
- The HR Analyst supervises and leads the staff of the HR Unit or is a team member of the HR Unit. The HR Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in the CO and UNDP HQs staff ensuring successful CO performance in HR management.
- He/she analyses, interprets and applies HR policies, rules and regulations, establishes internal procedures and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues.
- The HR Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implementation of HR strategies and policies:
- Full compliance of HR activities with UN rules and regulations, UNDP policies, procedures and strategies; effective implementation of the internal control, proper design and functioning of the HR management system.
- CO HR business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management, control of the workflows in the HR Unit.
- Implementation of the strategic approach to recruitment in the CO, proper use of contractual modalities, forecast of the staffing needs, performance evaluation and staff career development management.
- Continuous analysis of corporate HR strategies and policies, assessing the impact of changes and making recommendations on their implementation in the CO. Continuous research of the matters related to conditions of service, salaries, allowances and other policy matters. Elaboration and introduction of measurement indicators, monitoring and reporting on achievement of results.
Effective Human Resources Management:
- Management of International staff entitlements and position funding delegated to the HR Unit.
- Management of contracts in and outside Atlas. Monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, HR data, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, adjustments and separations through Atlas. Upon delegation of responsibility, performs HR Manager functions in Atlas.
- Development and management of rosters.
- Validation of cost-recovery charges in Atlas for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.
- Management of recruitment processes including job descriptions, job classification, vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, chairing interview panels, making recommendations on recruitment. Oversight of recruitment under UNDP projects.
- Review and certification of submissions to the Local Appointment and Promotion Board (LAPB).
Staff Performance Management and Career Development:
- Elaboration and implementation of the protocol for performance appraisal process, facilitation of the process, elaboration of performance evaluation indicators in consultation with the Senior Management.
- Provision of effective counseling to staff on career advancement, development needs, learning possibilities.
- Implementation of strategic staffing policies in line with career development.
- Support to effective learning management including establishment of the Whole Office Learning plan and individual learning plans in collaboration with the Senior Management and Learning Manager. Implementation of the Universal Access strategy ensuring access to role appropriate learning activities.
Conduct of UN-related Surveys:
- Organization and coordination of comprehensive and interim local salary, hardship and place-to-place surveys in coordination with the Operations Manager.
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO:
- Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in HR.
- Organization of training’s for operations/ programme staff on HR issues.
- Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
- Ability to make new and useful ideas work
- Ability to persuade others to follow
- Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
- Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
- Ability to get things done
- Building Partnerships
- Job Knowledge / Technical Expertise
- Promoting Organizational Change and Development
- Client Orientation
- Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Required Skills and Experience
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
- HR Certification programme.
- 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing HR advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems.
- Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.
- Fluency in English and in the national language of the duty station.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 14th February, 2017.