Human Resources Assistant

World Food Programme, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th November, 2019


Job Description

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

This job is found in WFP Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to support the L2 emergency operation due to the Rohingya influx. The position will report to HR Officer or the designate. The HR Assistant is expected to take responsibility for the completion of a full range of HR activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. S/he is should be able to recommend a course of action within their area of expertise and may provide guidance to other staff.

JOB PURPOSE

To perform a range of HR tasks to support accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and facilitate the effective functioning of a client-focused and strategy-oriented HR services.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the overall guidance and supervision of HR Officer, the HR Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide assistance on general HR queries and follow up actions, to ensure consistent and high quality HR services are delivered to clients.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to other staff, to support their development and increased knowledge of HR systems and procedures required to perform their duties.
  • Liaise with other internal units/offices on HR related matters, i.e. payroll, contracts, etc. and provide necessary information in order to enable timely HR services.
  • Extract and compile HR data on staff recruitment and selection, contractual conditions, entitlements, performance and training requirements, to support analysis and reporting needs.
  • Provide administrative support in various HR activities in the areas of work allocated by the professional officer including on boarding of new staff members in compliance with relevant processes and procedures.
  • Maintain confidential personnel records, HR databases and archives, to ensure data and files are accurately stored and updated in compliance with the established standards.
  • Draft various HR documentation required for the specific area of work (e.g. employment contracts, transfer letters, training-related documents, etc.) ensuring accuracy and meeting established deadlines.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (Continue)

  • Use HR management systems for entering and updating a variety of HR data including assistance in monitoring various deadlines (e.g. contract expiration, PACE, etc.), ensuring compliance with the established deadlines and accuracy of HR data.
  • Support staff deployment and related administrative actions including preparation of basic reports, to facilitate efficient HR service enabling WFP to respond quickly to a crisis.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: University degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) and/or Post Graduate Diploma in human resources management. Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in relevant subject is preferable.
  • Language: Fluency in English and local language
  • Knowledge & Skills: Training and/or experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other WFP standard software packages and systems. General knowledge of UN system administrative policies, rules, regulations and procedures in the area of administration.

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