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مطلوب Head Recruitment Section للعمل لدى منظمة الاونروا

Head Recruitment Section, P-4 Amman, Jordan

Closing date: 02 Jun 2018

Vacancy Announcement

Head Recruitment Section, P-4



Amman, Jordan

Deadline for Applications

2 June 2018

(24 May 2018 for internal applicants)

Duration

2 years, with the possibility of further extension

Vacancy Announcement Number

18-HQ-AM-22

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for highly committed professionals wishing to make a change.

UNRWA’s strategic objectives

The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live. In line with this mission, the Agency works towards five strategic outcomes: (a) Palestine refugee rights under international law are protected and promoted; (b) Palestine refugee health is protected and disease burden is reduced; (c) school-age children complete quality, equitable and inclusive basic education; (d) Palestine refugee capabilities are strengthened for increased livelihood opportunities; and (e) Palestine refugees are able to meet their basic human needs of food, shelter and environmental health. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions.

Do you want to make a lasting difference?

If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for Palestine refugees, in this role you will be responsible for planning and execution all international recruitment activities Agency-wide and area staff recruitment for Headquarters.

The main responsibilities include:

· Managing the recruitment team ensuring timely responses to all requests for recruitment and providing coaching, mentoring and training to section staff members; planning, developing and implementing recruitment strategies for the efficient and timely hiring and placement including preparation and circulation of vacancy announcements, developing of assessment tools, evaluation of applications, conducting world-wide as well as local recruitment campaigns; participating in the assessment process, including testing, as appropriate; and providing guidance on the preparation of interview reports and formulation of selection recommendations arrived at through interview boards; managing and improving the use of various rosters utilized in the Agency;

· Advising the Chief, Human Resources Operational Services Division on all matters relating to recruitment of international and area staff Agency-wide, on temporary staffing arrangements, and managed reassignments;

· Managing the on-line recruitment system (ORIS) including performance monitoring and coordination of activities for the system’s improvement; providing guidance to ORIS users – both applicants and hiring managers;

· Managing recruitment related public relations including development and updating of relevant internet and intranet pages; developing and implementing recruitment outreach strategies;

· Designing, coordinating and providing relevant statistical information and data on recruitment activities, effectiveness of media, gender analysis etc., collaborating with gender experts and providing information to interested groups regarding employment opportunities etc.;

· Supervising the publishing of targeted recruitment avenues that vacancy owners may use; exploring and targeting appropriate publications, reviewing electronic and print advertising utilized and initiates new contacts; advising vacancy owners on appropriate media options, ensuring deadlines are met and advertisement costs are kept within budgeted allocation;

· Participating in the development of recruitment policies, procedures and guidelines, and tools and training courses to build the capacity of Fields and Departments in recruitment;

· Maintaining confidential central records of the recruitment process.

Conditions of service

UNRWA offers an attractive compensation package including annual salary starting at $71,332 net tax free with post adjustment of 46.1% (subject to change without notice). All UNRWA duty stations (with the exception of Gaza and Syria) are family duty stations. Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:

ü Dependency allowances

ü Rental subsidy

ü Education grant for children

ü Home leave travel

ü 6 weeks (30 working days) annual leave

ü Pension fund entitlements under the

UN Joint Staff Pension Fund

ü International health insurance; optional

life insurance

ü Disability protection

Additional information

The incumbent of this post will be required to work beyond regular hours and to travel in UNRWA’s area of operations.

To qualify for this position, you will need:

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) from an accredited educational institution in human resource management, public or business administration, or a related social or behavioral science field; a first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;

Work

experience

A minimum of eight years of experience, three of which should have been in a large governmental, international or commercial organization, of progressively responsible experience in human resource management, preferably in a direct recruitment and selection role where the design and use of assessment tools was effectively utilized, including two years of relevant experience at international level outside your home country;

Language(s)

Excellent command of written and spoken English.

Desirable Qualifications:

· Membership, or eligibility for membership, of a registered HRD professional body;

· Specific training related to interview techniques, testing and other recruitment processes;

· Working knowledge of Arabic and/or any other UN language;

· Knowledge of UN Rules and Regulations;

· Knowledge of Middle Eastern cultures and employment practices.

You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:

· Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies and capability to monitor and adjust plans and actions as necessary;

· Proven ability in working independently in addition to leading and working as part of a team, managing their output; and providing advice, coaching and mentoring as required;

· Established skills in building productive internal and external work relationships at all levels;

· Ability to negotiate persuasively a range of problems, to take and defend collaborative decisions that include sensitive, complex and contentious issues; and to advise managers and staff on different options to meet client needs;

· High level of motivation, initiative and creative thinking;

· A high degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion;

· The ability to work to tight deadlines on multiple tasks, often under pressure.

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:

https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI

How to apply

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.

General information

UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality at all times. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

The retirement age for staff entering or re-entering service in the UN Common System after 1 January 1990 is 62 and 65 after 1 January 2014. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete a term of appointment will normally be considered.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

Date of issue: 10 May 2018/NH

HOW TO APPLY:

How to apply

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.