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United Nations hiring Deputy Director of Human Resources Office

Rome, Italy, 19 September 2014


Under the direct supervision of the Director, OHR, the incumbent will specifically:

  • propose to the Director, formulation and administration of the Organization’s HR management programmes, including organization development, position management, recruitment, staffing reviews, staff evaluation and development, payroll and social security, and notably with the effective implementation of the corporate HR strategy and policy framework;

  • support the Director in the overall management responsibilities including planning, strategic vision, advice and quality control, supervising and ensuring the implementation of OHR’s approved work plan as well as the cost-effective use of financial and human resources (staff and non-staff);

  • conduct collaborative initiatives and negotiations with other UN common system organizations to develop common policies and practices in human resources management matters;

  • oversee the introduction of HR processes required to promote the HR function as a strategic partner to management;

  • deal with periodic external reviews of HR management practices and ensure the timely execution of action in follow-up to the recommendations arising from those reviews, including the identification of proposals for further streamlining of current HR processes;

  • propose to the Director the formulation of organizational policy positions on HR management related issues to be advocated within the UN inter-agency and common system fora and before the Organization’s governing bodies;

  • manage directly substantive areas of the corporate human resources management programmes, including the HR regulatory framework, HR planning, entitlements and benefits, payroll, HR management information reporting, insurances, compensation and pension;

  • lead organizational change programmes, such as implementation of new human resources management systems, organizational restructuring and staff redeployment;

  • liaise with and coordinate the three Shared Services Centre-hubs (Budapest, Santiago, Bangkok);

  • manage the conduct of research and preparation of comparative analyses of HR management policies, systems and techniques and their applicability and/or adaptability to the Organization’s human resources requirements;

  • represent the Organization at external and inter-agency meetings as requested;

  • perform other related duties as required.

Deadline: 14 October 2014

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