HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (WPRO/13/FT63)

26 June 2016
 
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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: WPRO/13/FT63
 
Title: Human Resources Assistant
 
Grade: G5
 
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
 
Duration of contract:  2 years
 
Date: 14 February 2013
 
Application Deadline: 7 March 2013 Vacancy Filled
 
Duty Station:  Manila, Philippines
 
Organization unit:
 
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
The Human Resources Assistant reports to the Personnel Officer (NPO) and is responsible for technical HR work in the following areas: recruitment, entitlements, contract administration. He/she prepares documents for approval/authorization in applying the Staff Regulations and Rules, guidelines, procedural requirements.
Description of duties:
A. Entitlements/Conditions of Service for Fixed-term and Temporary General Service staff.

1. Provides comprehensive advice to staff at all levels on employment conditions and entitlements, briefs staff members (new or current) on their entitlements in respect of salary and allowances, annual, sick and maternity leave, leave without pay (LWOP), sick leave under insurance coverage (SLIC), change in family status, etc.

2. Identifies and analyses exceptional cases, researches precedent cases and suggests solutions and recommendations to support the granting of waivers or exceptions by RPO.

B. HR Planning, Recruitment of Fixed-term and Temporary (P and GS):

1. Assists managers and advises on the accuracy of vacancy notices as required.

2. Coordinates with Recruitment focal points on arrangements for interviewing and testing of prospective staff.

3. Coordinates with Global Service Centre in respect of recruitment and reassignment correspondence, offers of appointment, secondment and special agreements.

C. Contract Administration:

1. Monitors temporary contract expiration dates, providing advance notice to managers and technical officers in order to ensure timely renewals or initiation of separation action and clearance formalities.

2. Provides advice to managers and technical officers on the merits of contract type and duration to ensure programme needs are met within the HR policy, WHO Rules and Regulations and WHO Manual provisions and procedures.

D. Provides end to end support in all HR matters relating to contract administration.

E. Performs other related tasks as required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
Completion of secondary education with proven training in human resources.
Skills:
Thorough knowledge of office procedures and various aspects of personnel work; ability to draft correspondence; summary of meetings and notes for the record; ability to discern routing from non-routine; good communication skills, ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy; good interpersonal skills, discretion and high sense of confidentiality is essential; typing skills and ability to use computer and adapt to various software applications; ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain high standards of personal conduct.
Experience:
Minimum of 5 years experience in administrative and personnel work; previous experience in an international organization is an advantage.
Languages:
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English.
Additional Information:
Post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the office. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
477 362 at single rate

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

A written test and interviews may be used as a form of screening

Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.

Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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