Human Resources Associate

United Nations Volunteers, New York, United States

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource MobilizationHR and AdminMedia and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
9th March, 2021


Job Description

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Human Resources Officers responsible for the Internship Programme or their designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assist with the development of a career development plan for interns
  • Assist with the development of networking events for interns
  • Assist with the onboarding process for interns
  • Collect testimonial from interns to showcase the programme and raise awareness
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Internship Community on SharePoint page to provide information to interns on upcoming events and other general information
  • Maintain Social Network Groups for interns (Yammer/Facebook) and invite current and former interns to be part of the community
  • Share relevant news and posts within the groups to create awareness

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the UNICEF’s talent outreach and employer branding practices
  • Contribute to the preparation, development and execution for marketing and branding campaigns and talent outreach events

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

  • A first-level university degree in human resources management, communications, marketing, business administration, management, social sciences or related field.

Required experience: 12 Months

Experience remark:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Source:https://www.unv.org/calls/USAR000108-8943


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