World Food Programme: Human Resources Assistant

World Food Programme (WFP)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 20 June, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food aid branch of the United Nations,and the world's largest humanitarian organisation addressing hunger worldwide.

The United Nations WFP seeks to appoint a Human Resources (HR) Assistant, based in Johannesburg.

This is a temporary, six month contract position (Special Service Agreement).

The person will support the Regional Bureau for Southern Africa, based in Johannesburg.
 
Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Human Resources Officer, the Human Resources Assistant will perform the following duties: 

  • Provide assistance to the RHRO in coordinating HQ driven initiatives related to long service awards, promotions exercise, reassignments and ad hoc staffing committee meetings;
  • Ensure up-to date information is availed to staff on medical insurance coverage and provide assistance in medical evacuation issues;
  • Process staff entitlements relating to leave, security reimbursements, contract renewals and funding;
  • Maintain attendance registers and leave reports for the RB
  • Maintain and update OMJ HR Statistics, RB Staffing list, Organigrams, Focal points lists for HR, CDs and DCDs in OMJ;
  • Draft routine correspondence and initiate process for the preparation of all staff support documentation (UNLP, opening of bank accounts, confirmation of employment letters, certification of employment,etc)
  • Check and maintain personnel files for all staff in the RB, ensuring all documentation is in order and relevant documents are kept in their respective files
  • Assist the HR team in the recruitment processes, issuance of Vacancy announcements, preparation of Long List, short listing and arranging assessments and interviews;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements: 

  • Work experience or training in HR preferable;
  • Experience utilising computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, ERP software packages and systems preferable;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and oral English;
  • Fluency in both written and oral English. 

Salary: R15 700 per month.

To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter and/or a United Nations Personal History Form (P.11) to HR.Johannesburg@wfp.org, quoting Announcement No: 010/2013.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.                                                  

For more about the World Food Programme, refer to www.wfp.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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