Job title: GVA for Talent Pools of Human Resources Associate-GS6 and Human Resources Assistant GS5 in HR Operations-Recruitment and Talent Acquisition, Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest, Hungary
Job description: UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, results.
We are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not a job, it’s a calling.
UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) provides services to UNICEF offices around the world in the areas of Finance, Master Data Management, Human Resources Administration, Payroll, and IT Customer Care.
Our mission is to be a Centre of Excellence for the global delivery of efficient services within a culture of customer service, continuous business improvement, knowledge-sharing and innovation to support the effective achievement of UNICEF’s programme results worldwide.
GSSC has won the 2019 Business Services Firm of the Year in Hungary, 26 regional awards announced at the Central and Eastern European Business Services Summit & Awards held in Warsaw, Poland.
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The present announcement is for a temporary appointment of 364 days with a possibility of extension.
Anticipated start date: 15 September 2022
Key functions, accountabilities, and related tasks:
Recruitment and Placement
- Coordinates and ensures timely support and monitoring through lifecycle of recruitment process.
- Drafts accurate and engaging advertisements for vacancies in talent management system.
- Ensures timely and efficient screening of applications, verifying qualifications, post requirements and eligibility to apply.
- Represent HR in interview panels within the assigned recruitment portfolio, draft and facilitate the selection reporting.
- Prepares complete documentation of recruitment process and ensures accurate archives, audit records and talent management system documentation.
- Coordinates with hiring managers to ensure timely action. Provides guidance on recruitment process and applicable rules and regulations to ensure objective and transparent recruitment.
- Engages with candidates on the status of the recruitment throughout the selection process.
- Issues formal notification at completion of process.
- Provides regular reports on status of recruitments, vacancies and key performance indicators. Compiles data and information on recruitment trends and demographic data for trend analysis and suggestions for process improvement.
Talent Management and Outreach
- Maintains and updates talent group rosters. Liaises with candidates in roster to ensure engagement and up-to-date roster status.
- Schedules recruitment campaigns, career events and fairs, coordinating logistical arrangements. Represents UNICEF in career events on ad hoc basis.
- Prepares and organizes distribution of outreach materials. Maintains relationships with outreach vendors. Develop concept papers on program needs
- In coordination with the team of HR Associate and HR Assistant, provides staff administration support to the office.
- Maintains accurate time, attendance and overtime records for centre. Prepares monthly reports to review record accuracy and facilitate trend analysis.
- Supports contract management. Coordinates with hiring managers to ensure timely action on upcoming contract extensions and separation. Supports staff members to complete necessary actions for extension and separations.
- Provides client service to staff members, advising on staff entitlements, attendance, medical insurance, staff well-being and other queries. Coordinates Induction sessions with new staff members
Other duties and projects
- Provide overall support to the HR Team.
- Complete special projects and other duties as required.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have.
- Completion of secondary education (i.e. high school diploma) is required, preferably supplemented by university courses in Human Resources, Business Administration Economics or any other relevant field
For GS-6 level:
- Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in Human Resources in the areas of Talent Management, Recruitment and Outreach combined with expertise in HR administrative support function are required. A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution will be counted toward 4 years of the minimum work experience requirements.
For GS-5 level:
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in Human Resources in the areas of Talent Management, Recruitment and Outreach combined with expertise in HR administrative support function are required. A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution will be counted toward 4 years of the minimum work experience requirements.
Other requirements for GS-6 and GS-5 levels:
- Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive communication and information is required.
- Ability to organize and prioritize is required.
- Talent sourcing experience and knowledge of sourcing tools are highly desirable.
- Work experience in a shared service centre context is an asset.
- Work experience with a development organization or the United Nations is an asset.
- Fluency in English (verbal and spoken) required
- Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish), or local language of the duty station, is considered an asset
As an advocate for every child, you will receive
- A competitive salary which is exempted from paying national income taxes in Hungary on United Nations emoluments. Access
the UN Salary Scale for Hungary, and a salary calculator for simulation. * Holidays and leave, including 30 days of annual leaves per year
- Parental leave
- Dependency allowance
- United Nations sponsored medical insurance plan
- Pension plan
- Optional life insurance plan
- Access to professional development and learning programs, online learning and learning path
- Access to staff well-being support
- Access to career development support
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General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements. UNICEF does not facilitate MFA accreditation for locally recruited staff.
Applicants must be nationals of EU countries or in possession of a valid work permit. Please attach a copy of your work permit to your application submission.
Remarks: Requirement for internal applicants
Internal applicants from GSSC are required to complete the courses of Learning Paths that are identified as essential when applying to the level of this post. Please visit the L&D Portal for more information.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and the following core competencies:
- Building and maintaining partnerships
- Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
- Drive to achieve results for impact
- Innovates and embraces change
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- Works collaboratively with others
To view our competency framework, please visit:
During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: .
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and . UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.
All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates will be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID).
This VA is open to all (internal and external candidates).
Advertised: 26 Aug 2022 Central Europe Daylight Time
Deadline: 04 Sep 2022 Central Europe Daylight Time
Job date: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 22:51:20 GMT
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