Senior Human Resources Associate

UN Children's Fund, Zimbabwe

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th November, 2019

Job Description

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

For every child, an opportunity!

UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.

The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.

You can also access and explore all new UNICEF vacancies and create job alerts via the UNICEF Zimbabwe website link below:

How can you make a difference?

Under the close supervision and guidance of the Human Resources Manager, the Senior Human Resources Associate provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions which include consultant recruitment, staff well-being and learning and development interventions for the Zimbabwe Country Office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Support to business partnering
  • Support in staff recruitment and placement
  • Support in consultant recruitment and placement
  • Support in learning and capacity development
  • General office support

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education: Completion of secondary education, supplemented with technical or university courses related to the work of the organization such as a diploma in HR management and/or a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Human Resources Management


  • Minimum of 7 years relevant HR professional experience
  • Experience in an international organization or the UN is desirable

Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is considered as an asset.


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