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Human Resources Officer (Talent Acquisition), SC8, Khartoum 1

World Food Programme

World Food Programme Khartoum Sudan

4 months ago

JR No: 178919

Job Title: Human Resources Officer (Talent Acquisition)

Type of Contract: Service Contract Level 8

Unit / Division: Human Resources Unit / WFP Sudan

Duty Station: Khartoum

Duration: 12 months

Closing date: 25 December 2022

About WFP

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.

To learn more about WFP, visit our website and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.

What will you do in this position?

You will deliver a full range of HR support services to ensure accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and facilitate the effective functioning of a client-focused... and strategy-oriented HR services in WFP Sudan.


HR Officer will be responsible for following:
• Contribute to the development of effective talent acquisition strategies by using new technologies, social media, software and networks, to identify, attract, and hire the best talent in support of the country office's strategic goals.
• Stay up-to-date on new media tools, and best practices, and seek management’s support to implement them for achieving recruitment goals.
• Partner with managers to understand their specific functional staffing needs and implement solutions to meet these needs, following standard processes and ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies.
• Articulate WFP’s employee value proposition to enhance visibility and reputation in key sourcing channels by carrying out impactful and targeted employer branding activities.
• Build partnerships and develop and maintain strong relationships that include outreach to schools, institutions of higher learning, target diversity organizations, professional associations and other recruiting sources to ensure sourcing produces a strong talent pipeline.
• Review and streamline the recruitment process through straightforward data analysis and put forward some simplifications to contribute to process efficiencies and improvements.
• Contribute to the preparation of a regular, accurate report (ie a dynamic dashboard) on the talent acquisition activities that enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholders.
• Increase the quality of applicant flow, including both internal and external, passive and active candidates.
• Handle full-cycle recruitment for the positions in the country.
• Successfully communicate with candidates throughout the recruitment process and support inbox management.
• Contribute to larger-scale initiatives and perform other activities as required.
• Provide support in building talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and organizing solutions to recruit, retain and develop a high caliber workforce to deliver the business strategy.
• Support for organizational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency.
• Perform other duties as required.


Education: Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses. Experience:

Experience: One years of professional experience in HR for holders of an advanced university degree.

Three years of professional experience in HR for holders of a first university degree.

Language: Fluency in Arabic and English language is required.

• Experience working in an international environment, as part of a multicultural and diverse team highly is desirable.
• Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills, with the aptitude to adapt communication style to the relevant audience.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities at any time, while maintaining high standards of work on a tight schedule in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong analytical skills – creative problem solver that can run analysis using different sources of information and deliver comprehensive, balanced and impactful analysis.
• Comfortable analyzing in Excel, including manipulating data and visualization.
• Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
• Strong IT skills, proficient in using MS Office products (including MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word).
• Exceptional time management; proactive with a strong sense of urgency.
• Demonstrated cultural awareness and ability to work in a multicultural, diverse, and inclusive workplace.
• Highly motivated by the work WFP does and driven by the WFP Values (Integrity, Humanity, Inclusion, Commitment, Collaboration). Passionate about working in Talent Acquisition

Before you apply...

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and where no form of discrimination is tolerated. We aim to achieve parity in our teams in Sudan. Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

How to apply
• To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
• In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your CV, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
• Qualified female applicants encouraged to apply.
• This position is open ONLY for Sudanese nationals or individuals authorized to work in Sudan according to Sudanese Regulations
Khartoum Sudan

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