FAST-TRACK: Human Resources Assistant, Fixed term Appointment, G-5, Kabul, UNFPA Afghanistan

  • Level: G-5
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 25 May 2022 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Kabul, Afghanistan

The position:
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Human Resources Assistant provides support to the Administrative Associate/HR in the implementation of human resource and associated policies, systems, and processes in the Country Office.

How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:
The Human Resources Assistant supports the Admin Associate to deliver quality services in HR to internal and external clients; mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes, and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience
Academic Requirements:
• Completed secondary level education required. Completion of business administration degree/diploma or related field is preferred.
• At least five (5) years previous job experience including at least one (1) year in the same functional area,
• Experience with international organizations will be an advantage,
• Good interpersonal and diplomatic skill is an advantage
• Ability to participate in the capacity building of the CSO counter parts 
• Good computer skills, with familiarity of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point,
Fluency in English is required and knowledge of local languages (Dari, Pashto) is preferred.

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