Human Resources Assistant (G-5) -- UNAKRT

http://www.unakrt-online.org/recruitment
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


VacancyAnnouncement Number:
14/GS/HRMS/21
Functional Title and Grade:
Human Resources Assistant (G-5)
Department/Service:
Human Resources Management Section, UNAKRT
Remuneration:
Starting from US$ 15,243 gross per annum depending on relevant background and experience.

Number of Positions:
One
Duration:
The initial appointment is limited to one year only. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

Deadline for Applications:
13 August 2014
APPOINTMENT WILL BE MADE ON A LOCAL BASIS.
CANDIDATES UNDER SERIOUS CONSIDERATION WILL BE REQUESTED TO PASS WRITTEN TESTS AND TO TAKE AN INTERVIEW

United Nations Core Values:  Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity.
Candidates will be expected to move periodically to new functions throughout their careers and are subject to the assignment by the Secretary-General to any of the activities or offices of the United Nations.


Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationships:
Under the applicable law, and in accordance with the terms of the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has jurisdiction to try senior leaders and those who were most responsible for the crimes and serious violations of Cambodian penal law, international humanitarian law and custom, and international conventions recognized by Cambodia, during the period of the Khmer Rouge regime from 17 April 1975 to 6 January 1979.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Human Resources Management Section (HRMS), and the direct supervision of the Associate Human Resources Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

Recruitment and placement
:
  • Processes applications for vacancies, including preparing and maintaining case files for candidates, ensuring and monitoring the transfer of files of candidates between offices, arranging for interviews, and entering data on candidates in summary tables.
  • Assists in the filling of posts, including initiating and following-up on reference checks and academic verifications, ensuring the completion of the pre-recruitment formalities, calculating salaries and related benefits, and preparing and dispatching offers of appointment and Statement of Emoluments.
  • Assists in the evaluation and screening of applications of candidates for secretarial, clerical and related categories positions.
  • Maintains vacancy announcement files and tracks status of vacancy announcements.
  • Coordinates with Offices and selected candidates on travel arrangements, visa matters and shipment of personal effects.
  • Prepares agenda and provides relevant documentation required for recruitment related meetings.
  • Prepares personnel actions.

Administration of entitlements:
  • Reviews and processes requests for entitlements and claims.
  • Assists in the review and processing of data pertaining to conditions of service.

General:
  • Provides general office support services; drafts and/or processes a variety of correspondence and other communications.
  • Assists in the organization of training courses and workshops, provides logistics and administrative support to trainers.
  • Sets up and maintains reference files/records (electronic and paper), including filling.
  • Schedules appointments/meetings, monitors deadlines, etc.
  • Maintains automated database containing HR related statistics and prepares periodic reports.
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties (e.g. leave recording, request for office supplies and equipment, etc.).
  • Performs other duties as required.

Competencies: During the interview, candidates will be asked to demonstrate that they possess the following competencies:

Professionalism: Knowledge of the human resources policies, procedures and practices and ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Demonstrates use of initiative and makes appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipates next steps. 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.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

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.

Qualifications:

Education: High school deploma or equivalent.

Work Experience: At least 5 years of experience in Administration, Human Resource or a related area. Consideration for up to 3 years equivalent work experience may be given for candidates in possession of a university degree.

Language:  English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

ASSESSMENT METHOD:
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a technical assessment exercise which may be followed by competency based interview.

HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates are requested to complete the “Personal History Form” (P.11) available on the UNAKRT Website at http://www.unakrt-online.org/06_recruitment.htm, and submit their application mentioning the vacancy announcement number and functional title in the subject line of the email to the Human Resources Management Section, UNAKRT, to the following email address unakrt-jobs@un.org.

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Due to the high volume of applications, no letters of acknowledgment will be sent. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations-chapter 3, article 8).

This vacancy is open for Cambodian nationals only

THE UNITED NATIONS IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT

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