Job Title: Junior Professional Officer (JPO) in Human Resources Management (HR Evaluation, Operational and Financial Analytics)
Organisation: UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Closing Date: 14 August 2020
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Open to German nationals only
Under the overall direction and supervision of the Senior Inter-Agency Advisor on Human Resources Management, the Junior Professional Officer will support the work of the HLCM Networks and initiatives, with a particular focus on the HR Network, the Finance & Budget Network and the Digital Technology Network through the duties and responsibilities listed below.
Role and Responsibilities
Prepare decision support documents including analysis of available data and information for the HLCM HR Network and – where applicable other HLCM Networks and initiatives with a view to enhance evidence-based policy impact analysis and work planning.
Support inter-agency collaboration initiatives on HR policy evaluation, good practice sharing, cooperation and reporting.
Analyze current efforts and projects in CEB Member organizations for priority areas. These will be agreed together with the JPO, depending on his / her expertise and educational background, and could – for instance - include one or several of the following:
workforce planning and HR analytics;
use of digitization, AI and blockchain tools in management / administration,
Talent outreach, recruitment and assessment,
Administrative efficiency in HR service delivery, including process benchmarking and use of service centers, or
Review of HR policies and instruments to enhance organizational flexibility, risk management and partnership support. Identify best practices in external organizations in these areas. Contribute to the enhancement of inter-organizational data and information analysis and reporting to Member States and Governing Bodies in CEB member organisations.
Assisting, through information collection and analysis, in carrying out studies and research on issues of system-wide importance in the area of Human Resources Management and – where applicable – other management functions (Finance & Budget, Procurement, Information & Communication Technology); • Contribute to initiatives to enhance knowledge management and experience exchange among Senior Managers and technical experts in Human Resources Management and – where applicable – other management functions of UN System and other International Organizations.
Undertaking other duties as may be required.
Experience and Qualifications
Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Information Management, Psychology or other relevant disciplines (i.e. human resources, management, public sector management or other related field)
Work experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience (in at least one of the priority subjects mentioned above) is required.
Languages: Fluency in oral and in particular written English essential (report drafting in English being a key element of the position); knowledge of French or another official UN language a strong advantage
Other skills: First experience in project management, monitoring & evaluation, audit or a consultancy role desirable. Good knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access) required.
Full job details in the attached job description. Please send your JPO application directly to the Office Managers to International Organizations (BFIO), at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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