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Human Resources Officer at UN Officer at Nairobi, Kenya

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
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UN Jobs at United Nations Office at Nairobi Kenya. The United Nations Office at Nairobi is the UN Headquarter in Africa and the respective office of the Secretary-General.

Position: Human Resources Officer

Roles and responsibilities

In particular, the Human Resources Officer performs the following duties

General duties

  • Advice human resource assistants on staff pay and benefits, including the onboarding of selected candidates. Similarly, provide advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters.
  • Keeping abreast of developments in various areas of human resources. Also, oversee the maintained of filling systems
  • Supervise the work of the human resources assistants in carrying out human resources administrative transactions, including preparation of personnel actions, maintenance of staffing tables and processing of contracts.
  • Provides advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters.
  • Prepares special reports and participates and/or leads special human resources projects. Similarly, keeps abreast of developments in various areas of human resources.

Administrative duties

  • Advises on interpretation and implementation of policies, regulations, and rules. Similarly, reviews and provides advice on exceptions to policies, regulation, and rules.
  • Administers and provides advice on salary and related benefits, travel, and social security entitlements. Also, determines and recommends benefits and entitlements for staff on the basis of contractual status.
  • Reviews policies and procedures and recommends changes as required.  Similarly, reviews and recommends the level of remuneration for consultants.

Other duties

  • Advises and counsels staff in respect of rights, responsibilities, code of conduct and difficulties associated with work and entitlements.
  • In addition to that, perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications

  • Advanced university degree in human resources management, business administration, social science, or related field. However, candidates with a first-degree qualification and two years of additional work experience can also apply.
  • In addition to the academics, at least five years of working experience in a similar field such as human resources management, administration, etc.
  • Knowledge of human resources policies, practices and procedures and ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Similarly, the ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations.
  • Fluency in the English language. At the same time, additional knowledge of any other UN official language will be an asset.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline12 July,2019
Company NameUnited Nations Office at Nairobi



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