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Kazi FAO

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  1. KakaKiiza

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    Resources Officer GRADE LEVEL: P-4
    DUTY STATION: Accra, Ghana
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Regional Office for Africa DURATION *: Fixed Term: 3 years
    RAF POST CODE/NO: Unidentified
    CCOG CODE: 1A06
    Applications from qualified women as well as from qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged
    Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply
    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence
    The incumbent may be re-assigned to different duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization
    The Human Resources Officer works under the overall guidance of the Assistant Director-General/Regional Representative
    (ADG/RR), the supervision of the Senior Administrative Officer in the Regional Office as well as the functional supervision and
    oversight of the Human Resources Director.
    Within the delegated authority, the Human Resources Officer will develop and maintain partnerships by managing the HR function
    within the Region. He/she will be the primary point of contact for all human resources queries in areas such as policy and
    procedures, recruitment and staffing, organizational design and job classification, staff learning and performance management,
    conflict management and mediation.
    In particular, the incumbent will:
    • advise management within the Region on the full range of human resources matters with emphasis on planning and
    management of human resources;
    • interpret and apply FAO rules and regulations as well as policies and procedures governing human resources
    • manage and oversee the selection, recruitment and appointment of staff and non-staff and provide support to staff
    selection panels;
    • advise management and support the proactive and systematic implementation of staff development and learning
    • guide and advise managers on organizational design, position management, succession planning and lead the
    implementation of the staffing needs assessment enabling the effective delivery of the work program in the Region;
    • maintain close contact with HR Management at HQ to obtain guidance on technical aspects and keep abreast of the
    different HR initiatives and policies and maintain leading edge knowledge on human resources issues;
    • represent HR Management at Regional level on human resources related matters;
    • perform any other related duties.
    Candidates should meet the following:
    • University degree in Human Resources Management, Public or Business Administration or a related field
    • Seven years of relevant experience in human resources management and/or administration, including experience in at
    least two of the following areas: development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures, staff
    development and learning, workforce planning, servicing, recruitment and staffing, organizational design and job
    • Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Russian, Arabic or
    Candidates will be assessed against the following:
    • Relevance of experience in human resources management and administration
    • Experience in an international setting, preferably within the United Nations Common System and in particular the
    development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures
    • Familiarity with automated Human Resources Management ERP systems
    • Ability to train and supervise staff
    • Quality of both oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to analyze complex human resources management issues and to make recommendations
    • High degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
    Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word processing skills and should be capable of working with people of different national
    and cultural backgrounds.
    * The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the
    extension of appointments
    ADM213e 04/12
    A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the
    following link: http://icsc.un.org/
    To apply: visit the iRecruitment website at
    and complete the on-line application
    In order for your candidature to be properly evaluated, please ensure to complete the on-line application in all sections.
    Please note that FAO staff members are international civil servants subject to the authority of the Director-General and may be assigned to any
    activities or office of the organization.