Human Resources Strategic Partner Roster, P-5

Level: P-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 11 January 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York, New York
Job ID: 19737

Job Summary

This post reports to the Deputy Director/Chief, Strategic Partner Branch in DHR with  reporting line to the Regional Director for the Respective regions based in (Istanbul, Panama, Dakar, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Cairo),  and administers staff and roles in the respective regions and will require the incumbent to travel.  The incumbent works in close collaboration with the Regional Director and other DHR entities to deliver effective HR and people related solutions. 

The Human Resources Strategic Partner is a role within UNFPA’s innovative Leadership Pool initiative, and is accordingly rotational. During the course of their service with UNFPA, international rotational staff are expected to serve in a variety of locations.


An advanced university degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Training, Organizational Development, Public Administration, Law, International Development or other relevant social sciences.  

Knowledge and Experience:

·         Minimum of ten years of progressively relevant experience in HR management of which several years at international level required;

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience with managerial responsibilities;

·         Proven knowledge of modern concepts and approaches in the field of Human Resources;

·         Strong strategic mind set for continuous improvement and a proven ability to switch between the big picture and the details of a portfolio of projects; demonstrated innovation and creative problem-solving abilities;

·         Excellent organizational, people and project management skills, with an ability to openly convey information to team members in a timely and concise manner;

·         Ability to handle confidential information;

·         Field experience is an asset;

·         Experience with international development/humanitarian organizations is an asset;

·         Consulting experience related to organizational development and change management, is desirable;

·         Initiative, strong conceptual abilities, sound judgment, ability to multi-task, robust drafting ability, resilience and an interest in development work.

Languages: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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