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Roster Human Resources Officer at World Health Organization. Kitui

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Job Description

Purpose of the Position

Within the Regional General Management Cluster, the Human Resources Unit is responsible for human resources planning, selection and recruitment, application of classification standards, the administration and management of all fixed-term professional and general service staff, consultants, Short-Term professionals, special services agreements. The Human Resources Specialist, Operations will be responsible for all aspects of contract management, entitlements and salaries, working very closely with HR staff in the various Offices with the AFRO Region and with Global Human Resources in the Global Service Centre. He/She will also manage all HR Information and data and prepare analytical reports for the Region.

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  • Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic Objective

The objectives of the Human Resources Unit are to carry out in an efficient and timely manner, all human resources activities for the WHO Regional Office for Africa and 47 countries in the African region, including position classification, recruitment, contract administration, policy formulation and staff development and to provide advice on personnel matters to senior management and approximately 2200 fixed and short-term staff members in the region.

  • Organizational context

Reporting to the Senior Human Resources Officer, the incumbent has the overall responsibility for HR Operations, applying relevant guidelines, rules and procedures. Additionally, the incumbent provides advice to staff and managers on Human Resources management issues related to Operations. The incumbent works very closely with HR staff in the various Offices within the AFRO Region and with Global Human Resources in the Global Service Centre.

  • Summary of Assigned Duties

Under the general guidance of the Regional Human Resources Manager and the direct supervision of the Senior Human Resources Officer, the incumbent will perform the following duties in the context of the portfolio of activities within his/her responsibility: Manage a range of issues related to staff contract management and processing including monitoring appropriate use of various types of contracts in consultation with HR Specialist, Administrative Law Officer; Leads the advocacy for the implementation, monitoring and contract compliance; Interact with Managers to identify contract related issues and propose proactive solutions in a timely manner; Develop checklists and tools for contracts. Create a repository reference where all information on contracts can be found easily by staff and managers; Manage staff separations in compliance with proper rules and procedures; Provide Support/Advise to Management on interpretation of new contract and separation guidelines and policies; Provide guidance to staff on staff entitlements and benefits. Serve as a resource person for induction workshops for new staff in these areas; Respond to queries related to staff entitlements and benefits; Responsible for maintenance of HR data records, management and reporting; Provide advice and guidance on Compensation issues and manages the Cost-of-Living Survey, Salary Survey; Contribute to the HR Team objectives such as the Transformation Agenda HR actions and HR Related business improvements. Provide back-up to the supervisor. Work on HR related projects as a member of the HR Team.

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Competencies

  • 1. Teamwork
  • 2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • 3. Communication
  • 4. Producing results
  • 5. Knowing and managing yourself
  • 6. Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Functional Knowledge And Skills

A thorough knowledge of human resources principles and practices. Excellent knowledge of contract management. Knowledge of staff Benefits and Entitlements. Ability to draft correspondence clearly and concisely.

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