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Human Resources Assistant at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Location: FCT Abuja
Category: Human Resources
Grade: GS – 4
Duration of Contract: Two Months
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Slot: 4 Openings
Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Associate Human Resources Officer, the incumbent shall carry out the responsibilities below:
  • Provide clerical support in the recruitment, assignment, reassignment and separation of local general service staff.
  • Assist in processing local staff members’ contracts, entitlements and benefits in accordance with Staff Rules and established HR procedures.
  • Provide advice to staff members on their rights, obligations, benefits and entitlements according to the UN/UNHCR staff rules and regulations.
  • Assist newly arrived international staff with administrative formalities related to their accreditations, security/ground passes, arrange travel and hotel reservations. Assist with shipment of their personal effects in coordination with the logistics section.
  • Provide administrative support to staff and dependants in case of medical evacuations, as well as security evacuations/relocations.
  • Maintain personnel records in the office, including maintenance of the attendance, overtime and leave records.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education.
  • Minimum 4 years of previous relevant work experience.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies 

  • Field experience with UNHCR and/or with other humanitarian organizations is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR administrative procedures and processes and exposure to provision of support services in an international organization.
  • High IT affinity and working experience of PeopleSoft/MSRP.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should apply here
Midnight; 24th January, 2019
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