UNICEF vacancy

Job Title: Human Resources Officer


  • A bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology, or a related field is mandatory.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in human resource management within an international organization or large corporation.
  • Prior work experience in developing countries, particularly in Ethiopia, is essential.
  • Familiarity with emergency operations is considered an advantage.
  • Proficiency in English and Amharic is required, and knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) is an asset.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Business Partnering:

  • Conduct research on policies and analyze data to support HR Business Partners in advising clients on HR-related needs and developing action plans.
  • Provide timely and accurate advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring a high level of client-orientation.
  • Proactively guide clients in resolving HR issues with equitable and transparent solutions in line with policies and procedures.

Strategic Human Resources:

  • Collaborate with HQ Divisions, regional, and country offices to contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation.
  • Offer feedback and recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies, and processes.
  • Stay updated on best practices in HR management, conducting research, benchmarking, and implementing innovative practices globally.

Support in Implementation of Human Resources Services:

  • Assist in various HR functions (recruitment, job classification, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development, etc.) to ensure efficient client services.
  • Analyze and synthesize casework, providing recommendations or further actions required.

Learning and Capacity Development:

  • Work with business owners to design and deliver learning plans for staff.
  • Contribute to competency mapping for staff in the assigned client portfolio, supporting talent pipeline development.
  • Research and recommend cost-effective learning products for skill and competency development.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity-building initiatives for clients/stakeholders and provide orientation briefings to new staff.

HR Data Analytics:

  • Collect, interpret, and analyze HR data to inform decision-making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Coordinate with country offices and partners to assist in HR information management.

Terms of Employment: Fixed Place of Work: Addis Ababa

Application Deadline: January 24, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements can submit their applications, CVs, and relevant documents through the online link provided in this announcement: Link to Application

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