HR Intern

World Food Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th June, 2021

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities.

Under the guidance and supervision, the Deputy Head of HR, the intern will be required to undertake the following:

  • Provide full support to recruitment specialists within the organizational alignment exercise;
  • Help create attractive Vacancy Announcements and leverage WFP’s Employer Value Proposition. Create relevant content to integrate into the Vacancy Announcement;
  • Support with the administration of day-to-day recruitment operations like responding to candidates’ queries, schedule the tests/interviews with the applicants, circulate documents for signatures, etc.
  • Maintain information up-to-date in the e-recruitment system and in the HR Recruitment tracker to enable accurate and timely reporting and data analysis;
  • Assist in the design and the development of diverse new HR employer-branding projects in the field of employment fairs, university relationships, onboarding, talent acquisition among others;
  • Conduct data analyses to measure effectiveness of HR recruitment processes, solutions and suggest some process efficiencies.
  • Help communicate HR information to stakeholders, external vendors and/or client groups;
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications.

Education:The Internship Programme is open to candidates who meet the following criteria: 

  • Enrolled in a graduate programme (eg. a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree) at a recognized university, studying in the area of Human Resources Management or/International law, economics, sociology or human sciences.
  • Candidate must be enrolled in school/studying for at least two years or graduated in the last 6 months.

Knowledge & Skills:   

  • Desire to learn about and develop key skills in the field of HR, and more specifically, in HR projects and HR processes.
  • Flexible work style and approach based on client needs.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Team player and problem solver.
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills; high attention to details.
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized way.
  • Technology savvy; ability to think out-of-the box and to come up with innovative ideas.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package, particularly of Excel and PowerPoint.

Language:Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is a requirement. Additional UN language is an added advantage.


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