WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply. WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability. ABOUT JOB
Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Duration: Long Term
Duty Station: Islamabad
Vacancy Number: 168221
Date of publication: 1 July 2022
Deadline of application: 14th July 2022
This vacancy announcement is for Pakistani nationals only.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, pension, leave plus a medical insurance.*Remote work if applicable or/FWA until return to office or travel is possible due to covid-19 restrictions.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
This position will be based in Country Office Islamabad, Pakistan and will report directly to the Head of HR.
Job holders operate with minimal supervision and serves as the Deputy of the Unit and provide guidance to junior staff to ensure that operational and project objectives are achieved. They are heavily involved in day–to-day activities and analytical work. Job holders provide advice on low complex issues, applying HR rules, regulations and expertise in making determinations and recommendations across a range of activities.
To deliver a professional, client-focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Lead and provide direction to the overall talent acquisition strategy for WFP Pakistan in order to attract and hire the best talent in support of the Country Strategic Plan. • Ensure state-of-the art, highly effective and efficient recruitment and selection operations across Pakistan. Including guiding and supporting HR staff across all field offices and ensuring implementation of best practices.• Focal person for talent acquisition of International Consultants recruitment and overseeing contract management.• In liaison with Unit Heads and Heads of Provincial Offices, lead and coordinate talent review and succession planning processes, in accordance with the WFP Staffing Framework.• Propose and implement talent acquisition strategy keeping a focus on gender parity, disability and inclusion among other areas and address challenges and improvement needs within the framework of the Human Resources Global guidelines.• Provide direction and oversee HR analytics, dashboard, org. charts, E-Recruitment and ensuring necessary reports are timely generated and available for country management. • Roll-out and execution of new corporate systems, process improvement initiatives etc. • Train HR support staff and other stakeholders on HR best practices.• Design and implement employer branding initiatives.• Build and maintain strategic partnerships, including professional associations, academic institutions, talent sourcing institutions, and other recruiting sources to ensure constant presence of a talent pipeline and an active talent outreach programme. • Support the Head of HR and support staff in Learning & Development Initiatives, Global Staff Surveys and Performance Management related initiatives.• Oversee operational issues including but not limited to payroll, contract management, entitlements etc.• Represent WFP Pakistan in inter agency meetings/committees and forums.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
Knowledge & Skills:
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.
LINK TO APPLY:
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.