NATIONAL POST: Human Resource Analyst, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, NOA

  • Level: NOA
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 02 Dec 2022 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Job Purpose:

In a context where the 8th UNFPA cooperation program (2021-2025) aims to i) strengthen national capacities to provide women, adolescents and young people, in particular the most vulnerable, with high quality inclusive integrated services and continuous and (ii) building the capacity of communities and civil society organizations to demand high quality SRHR services. The HR Analyst is called upon to play a very important role in setting up and managing everything that contributes to the well-being of the office's human capital.

The Position:

The Human Resources (HR) Analyst is responsible for the seamless implementation of the office's Human Resources (HR) strategies, the effective delivery of HR services and the supervision of the office's HR Unit and Cote d'Ivoire Programs and Projects. He/she interprets and implements HR policies, regulations and procedures, develops internal procedures and provides solutions to complex HR issues. The HR Analyst is responsible for promoting a collaborative, customer-focused work environment and contributing to the enhancement of staff motivation.

You will report to International Operations Manager and will be under the general supervision of the Representative.

The HR Analyst works closely with the other teams of operations, programs, projects of UNFPA, Other Agencies of the United Nations System in Côte d'Ivoire, as well as with the human resources of the implementing partners .

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.

Qualifications and Experience: 


 Academic training: Hold a university degree (minimum BAC + 3) in Human Resources, Law, Human Rights, or any other university degree in a similar field.  

Knowledge and Experience: 

  1. Have at least three years' experience in human resources management;
  2. Good knowledge of international human resource management standards and procedures;
  3. Good knowledge of the national human resources management system and the Ivorian labor code;
  4. Have experience in coordination and work with partners including the health system, United Nations system agencies;
  5. Have a good command of IT tools and in particular current Microsoft Office software and the principles of Results-Based Management;
  6. Having work experience with the United Nations System and NGOs/Associations will be an asset.
  7. Relevant experience in national capacity building, targeting policies, laws and strategies for performance management and capacity development.


Mastery of the French language, oral and written; good knowledge of English as a working language 

UNFPA Work Environment

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities

Compensation and Benefits:

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.


UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Fraudulent notices, letters or offers may be submitted to the UNFPA fraud hotline

In accordance with the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations, persons applying to posts in the international Professional category, who hold permanent resident status in a country other than their country of nationality, may be required to renounce such status upon their appointment.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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