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Human Resources Associate G6

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Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021
Reference: 154399
Closing Date: Dec 21, 2021
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 4
Gender: Any
Functional Area: HUMAN RESOURCE
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 6 Years
Contract Duration: 1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Probation Period: Unspecified
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About United Nations-World Food Programme (UN-WFP):  The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been working in Afghanistan since 1963. WFP food assistance aims to help the most vulnerable, food-insecure Afghans, including women and children, and families affected by conflict and natural disasters. In the approved Country Strategic Plan (2018-2022), WFP Afghanistan is well placed to provide comprehensive support to the country in achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 via its six closely interrelated outcomes, which range from emergency response to livelihoods creation, as well as nutrition Programmes based on a life-cycle approach, and the strengthening of national food systems.The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters, and the impact of climate change.

Job Summary:

To deliver a full range of HR support services to ensure accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and facilitate the effective functioning of a client-focused and strategy-oriented HR services. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Provide assistance on a wide range of complex HR queries and follow up actions, to ensure consistent and high quality HR services are delivered to clients.

2. Allocate responsibilities and support on-the-job learning and development of junior support staff, to ensure they have adequate knowledge of HR systems and procedures required to perform their duties and subsequently can contribute to the provision of effective HR services.

3. Identify evolving needs of the organisation and recommend changes in HR processes and procedures, to support improvements in HR services.

4. Analyse and respond to various internal and external queries, to ensure that clients are well-informed and that HR team activities are aligned with broader WFP objectives.

5. Review and compile a variety of data on staff recruitment and selection, contractual conditions, entitlements, performance and training requirements, workforce, etc., to support analysis and reporting needs.

6. Support activities in the areas of work allocated by the professional officer in compliance with relevant processes and procedures.

7. Support and deliver on boarding for new staff joining WFP, to ensure that relevant processes are followed and the conditions of terms of service are explained and understood.

8. Prepare a range of complex HR documentation required for the specific area of work (e.g. employment contracts, transfer/separation letters, training-related documents, etc.) ensuring accuracy and meeting established deadlines.

9. Use HR management systems for reviewing, entering and updating a variety of HR data including monitoring various deadlines (e.g. contract expiration, PACE, etc), ensuring compliance with the established deadlines and accuracy of HR data.

10. Co-ordinate the maintenance of confidential personnel records, HR databases and archives, to ensure data and files are accurately stored and updated in compliance with the established standards

11. Monitor staff deployment and handle related administrative actions including preparation of reports, to support efficient HR service enabling WFP to respond quickly to a crisis.

Job Requirement:

  • Knowledge of HR best practices, techniques and processes.
  • Past experince in supporting more junior and/or less experienced members of the team.
  • MS Excel: Excellent ability to maintain & organize, sort and analyse datal; and prepare reports
  • Proven ability to plan for and execute complex business process in HR like payroll, recruitment etc. 

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area. 

Experience: Six or more years of progressively responsible support work experience in general administrative work, including at least three years in human resources, plus in-depth expertise in at least on area of Human Resource: Talent Acquisition; Performance Management; Entitlements & Benefits;  or, Payroll. 

• Good communication skills and good understanding of HR principles and their application in order to respond to and resolve a range of HR queries. 

• Ability to conduct basic analyses in order to generate periodic reports and make recommendations for further actions.

• Ability to build relationships with a variety of individuals across functions and outside WFP in order to effectively contribute to the functioning of the unit.

• Experience in supervising and coordinating tasks of subordinates to be able to train and supervise junior staff members within the HR function.

• Ability to work with minimum supervision and use initiative to perform administrative tasks within broad WFP guidelines and standards.

Language:  Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency (level C) in Dari or Pashto, preferably, in both. 


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

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