Human Resources Officer NOB - Abuja

Abuja | Abuja

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill Human Resources Officer post at the NOB level, based in WFP Nigeria, Abuja Office. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you!

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver a professional, client-focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Contribute towards the development of country specific plans and processes, and deliver HR operational activities or projects, following standard processes and ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies.

  2. Provide advice to managers and employees, understanding their needs and ensuring policies,procedures, processes, systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them.

  3. Provide effective management of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff, by administering conditions of service, contracts and appropriate entitlements, and resolving employee relations issues.

  4. Contribute to staff capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirements, and organizing/delivering development solutions which equip people with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges.

  5. Deliver onboarding activities which ensure new employees have a positive experience of WFP, and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organisation.

  6. Contribute to building and managing talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and delivering solutions to recruit, retain, manage and develop a high calibre workforce to deliver business objectives.

  7. Support organizational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency.

  8. Other as required.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Guide and supervise junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries.

  2. Collate and analyse data for the preparation of accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP wide view of HR activities that enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholders.

  3. Contribute to continuous improvement by implementing new/updated HR policies, procedures and systems and recommending improvements to ways of working.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses.

Experience:

Three or more years of postgraduate professional experience in Human Resources with an interest in international humanitarian development.

Language:

Fluency (level C) in English language. Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org

(link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm)

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job. Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information on academic qualifications, employment record and language skills. WFP will only consider academic credentials and degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply to become a part of our organization. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Application Procedures:

Go to: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings

Step 1: Register and create your online CV.

Step 2: Click on "View Vacancy" to read the position requirements and "Apply" to submit your application.

NOTE: Applicants will have to register and create on-line CVs to be able to apply. Hard copies of CVs or applications through e-mails will not be accepted. Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Abuja | Abuja
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Human Resources
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-02

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