If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development.
The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.
UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
Under the close supervision and guidance of the Human Resources Associate, the Human Resources Assistant provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff in his / her office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
g. leave recording, etc.).
Qualifications of a Successful Candidate
Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work.
A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience required
Fluency in Arabic and French (written, oral, comprehension) required.
Good Knowledge of English is a strong asset.
Good knowledge of HR principles, rules, regulations and procedures within the UN
Computer literacy and the ability to effectively use standard office software tools as well as good knowledge and skill in using HR systems.
Ability to extract and format data and to solve operational problems
Ability to organize own work, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Interpersonal and communication
Takes responsibility to respond to internal and external service needs promptly and proactively; takes initiative to ensure that deadlines, rules and regulations are met.
Uses own discretion to address unforeseen situations.
Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
Demonstrates courtesy, tact, patience and ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Competencies of a Successful Candidate
iii) Functional Competencies (Required)
Candidate can apply online through
before the 26th June 2019
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.