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2024 Human Resources Intern Associate in Cuba at UNDP

2024 Human Resources Intern Associate in Cuba at UNDP

Country: Cuba
City: La Habana
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2024 Human Resources Intern Associate in Cuba at UNDP

The 2024 Human Resources Intern Associate, under Ops Manager guidance, ensures transparent HR services. They foster collaboration and high staff morale, may oversee HR Unit support staff, and collaborate with CO, UNDP HQ, GSSC, and other agencies. UNDP encourages cross-unit collaboration for strategic goal achievement.

Duties and Responsibilities

1)   Ensure effective administration and implementation of HR strategies and policies.
  • Ensure full compliance of records and reports with UN rules, regulations, and UNDP policies, procedures, and strategies; effective implementation of the internal controls; and proper functioning of the HR management system and practices.
  • In consultation with the direct supervisor and office management, support CO HR business processes mapping, and provide input to content elaboration and update of internal HR Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) where needed in CO to supplement SOPs issued by GSSC/OHR. Adapt processes and procedures where necessary to meet the needs of CO.
  • Collect information on the risk management of Country Office HR activities to proactively manage and mitigate the risk.
2)  Provide HR services to the UNDP CO and other UN agencies, including recruitment and staffing.
  • Implement recruitment processes in coordination with GSSC and locally with Hiring Managers that includes drafting job descriptions, providing input to job classification process, drafting vacancy announcements, screening candidates, participating in interview panels, providing support for the submission of compliance reviews as per the actions delegated to the CO. In coordination with Hiring Managers, submit requests and appropriate documentation to GSSC for non-delegated actions.
  • Facilitate creation and update of positions in ERP (or create positions if delegated) and association and update of positions to chart fields, in coordination with budget owners.
  • Maintain CO staffing table and local rosters where relevant.
  • Validate cost-recovery charges in ERP for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.
  • Provide assistance to the contract management, payroll, and separations in coordination with GSSC in accordance with the delegation of authority given to the CO.
  • Provide administrative support to retirees as applicable.
3.) Ensure proper staff performance management, talent management and career development in CO.
  • Provide background information and maintain related data acting as Secretary to formal CO management groups responsible for collectively reviewing and discussing CO staff performance, talent, and development needs.
  • Provide assistance to Performance Management reporting and monitoring.
  • Provide input to the CO-wide Learning plan’s preparation in consultation with the Senior Management, HR Analyst, and Talent Development Manager.
4.) Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO.
  • Organize training for the Operations and projects staff on HR issues.
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of a local onboarding plan, leveraging corporate resources.
  • Synthesize lessons learned and best practices in HR.
  • Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.
Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities: May supervise clerical and support staff in the HR unit.

Required Skills and Experience for 2024 Human Resources Associate

  • Secondary education with specialized certification in HR is required.
  • A university degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, Public Administration, or an equivalent field related to the position, like Labor Psychology, Sociology, Law, will be given due consideration, but it is not a requirement.
  • Minimum of 6 years (with high school diploma) or 3 years (with bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible HR and/or administrative experience at the national or international level is required.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advanced knowledge of web-based management systems such as ERP.
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Specialized certifications in HR and/or Administration are desirable.
  • Experience in recruitment, contracts administration and staffing needs is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in Performance Management reporting and monitoring is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in learning planning, talent development and/or career management is desirable.
  • Experience in HR business mapping and/or in drafting, adapting and/or elaboration of Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) for HR matters or other administrative matters is desirable.
  • Experience in budget planning and monitoring in an administrative context and/or human resources context and HR forecasting is desirable.
  • Prior experience with UNDP/UN agencies or other international organizations is desirable.
  • Prior experience leading or coordinating people or teams is desirable.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.
  • Intermediate English (both written and oral) is required.
  • Advanced English (both written and oral) is considered an advantage.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline24 April,2024
CityLa Habana



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