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  • Human Resources Officer(Outreach Officer), P3 at United Nations... Nairobi
  • Kenyan Jobs in Nairobi, , Kenya
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  • 1 week ago

jobs description

• This position is located in UNEP’s Corporate Services Division (CSD), Human Resources Section (HRS) at the Nairobi duty station. Under the supervision of the lead of Staffing and Recruitment Team, the Human Resources Officer will undertake the following tasks:

Responsibilities
• Contributes to leading the UNEP talent acquisition efforts by building partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, network, and relevant organizations with the aim of developing a diverse geographical and gender pool of candidates for all level posit in UNEP.
• Stays updated on industry trends and recruitment best practices by conducting research to identify emerging talent acquisition strategies, technologies, and tools to create efficiencies and effectiveness within the recruitment process while aligning it to organizational mandate, goals, and interests.
• Advises hiring managers on how to create accurate job descriptions without bias to ensure that job requirements, responsibilities and... qualifications are well-defined to attract the most suitable candidates by leveraging their expert networks.
• Contributes to cultivating close relationships with UNEP programme areas, relevant organizations, educational institutions, professional networks, and potential donors for talent acquisition purposes.
• Develops and implements outreach programmes, including marketing strategies and materials to promote activities that are consistent with UNEP diversity and gender goals. Collaborates with divisions to meet identified needs and objectives with the enriching the applicant pool for UNEP’s workforce.
• Contributes to the further development of talent management strategies, also with outside recruitment vendors, based on innovation, creativity and best practices including indicator and impact monitoring.
• Develops and organizes outreach events to attract candidates from under-represented countries for UNEP vacancies. Prepare outreach presentations and multimedia content for these targeted events.
• Contributes to the development of actionable and targeted plans, written materials, and standard operating procedures for acquisition; to include coaching to implementation, identify possible gaps, risks, and corrective actions within the outlined bud.
• Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.
• Performs other duties as required.

Competencies
• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of human resources policies, practices and procedures and ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
• CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education
• An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, psychology, education or related area is required.
• A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience
• A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in recruitment, talent sourcing and acquisition in an international environment is required.
• Experience in development of partnerships and networks focused on talent sourcing and acquisition of candidates from diverse backgrounds is required.
• Experience in developing outreach initiatives and engaging stakeholders on talent acquisition is required.
• Experience in designing, organizing and delivering outreach activities focused on candidate sourcing from less represented geographical regions, performed in partnership with different stakeholders (i.e. academic institutions, national governments, NGOs and UN entities) both on-line and onsite, is required.
• Experience in research, analyzing and synthesizing information and producing accessible outputs for decision-making and advocacy is desirable.
• Experience with the use of talent management tools is desirable.
• Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Languages
• English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required.

Deadline: Sep 27, 2023
Nairobi Kenya

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