Human Resources Assistant at United Nations Volunteers (UNV) April, 2022

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Type: Onsite
Host Entity: UNDP
Duration: 12 months
Number of Assignments: 1
Sustainable Development Goal: 1. No poverty
Expected Start Date: 03/05/2022
Volunteer Category: National UN Volunteer Specialist

Mission and Objectives

  • UNDP is the United Nations largest company with a mandate to eradicate poverty, via sustainable and inclusive human improvement.
  • UNDP has been in Nigeria because the nation grew to become unbiased in 1960 offering capability constructing and coverage improvement help to the Federal Government of Nigeria in areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive development, and Sustainable Development.
  • UNDP continues to help the federal government within the implementation of improvement interventions aimed toward assembly medium to long run targets enshrined in National and Subnational improvement plans in addition to the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • The aim of UNDP is to enhance the lives of the individuals of Nigeria, particularly the poorest and most weak, and to make sure a future that gives equality, dignity, and alternative for all.
  • UNDP works in partnership with the federal Government of Nigeria, improvement companions, UN businesses, civil society and native communities to assist establish native options to satisfy international and nationwide improvement challenges via a variety of interventions that mix UNDP’s experience and comparative benefit within the areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive development and Sustainable Development.


  • Under the steerage and supervision of the Operations Manager and direct supervision of the HR analyst, the HR Assistant supplies HR providers guaranteeing top quality, accuracy and consistency of labor.
  • The HR Assistant promotes a client-oriented and in keeping with guidelines and laws method within the Unit.
  • The HR Assistant works in shut collaboration with the operations, programme and tasks’ workers within the CO and UNDP HQs workers to alternate data and guarantee constant service supply.

Task Description
Within the delegated authority and beneath the supervision of Human Resources Analyst or his/her designated mandated consultant(s), the UNV Human Resources Assistant will:

  • Implement HR methods
  • Implement HR providers
  • Support to workers profession administration and profession improvement
  • Support to UN-related surveys
  • Support to data constructing and data sharing

Ensures implementation of HR methods specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Full compliance of HR processes and information with UN/UNDP guidelines, laws, insurance policies and methods. Input to the CO enterprise processes mapping and elaboration of the content material of inner Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR administration in session with the direct supervisor and workplace administration

Implements HR providers specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Preparation of draft job descriptions, emptiness bulletins, compiling matrixes, performing features of Secretary in interview panels.
  • Creation/replace of positions in Atlas, affiliation of positions to chart fields (COAs), replace of COA data, organising vendor performing the features of Admin.HR, Position Administrator and Absence Processor in Atlas.
  • Tracking of all transactions associated to positions, recruitment, advantages, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, changes and separations via Atlas.
  • Maintenance of the CO staffing desk.
  • Collection of background data for submissions to the CRP in all recruitments.
  • Update of the CO rosters.
  • Maintenance of correct submitting system for HR information and paperwork.
  • Provision of data for cost-recovery payments in Atlas for HR providers supplied by UNDP to different Agencies

Ensures correct workers efficiency administration and profession improvement specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Provision of background data to CRP.
  • Provision of background data for drafting Whole Office Learning plan and particular person studying plans.
  • Any different associated duties as could also be required or assigned by the supervisor.
  • Furthermore, UN Volunteers are inspired to combine the UN Volunteers programme mandate inside their project and promote voluntary motion via engagement with communities in the middle of their work. As such, UN Volunteers ought to dedicate part of their working time to among the following urged actions:
  • Strengthen their data and understanding of the idea of volunteerism by studying related UNV and exterior publications and take lively half in UNV actions (for example in occasions that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and construct on conventional and/or native types of volunteerism within the host nation;
  • Provide annual and finish of project self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, outcomes and alternatives.   
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on area experiences and submit them for UNV publications/web sites, newsletters, press releases, and so forth.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise native teams in the usage of on-line volunteering or encourage related native people and organizations to make use of the UNV Online Volunteering service at any time when technically doable.
  • As an lively [insert name Host Agency] staff member, environment friendly, well timed, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality help rendered to [UNDP] and its beneficiaries within the accomplishment of her/his features, together with:

Required Education Level:

Required Experience:

  • 3 years of expertise in
  • Handling HR processes, strategies and procedures
  • Facilitating recruitment processes
  • Talent administration
  • Working and making use of native employment legal guidelines and group HR insurance policies and tips

Area(s) of Expertise:


  • English, Level: Fluent, Required.

Competencies and Values:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity  
  • Demonstrate company data and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a staff participant and facilitating staff work
  • Facilitating and inspiring open communication within the staff, speaking successfully
  • Creating synergies via self-control
  • Managing battle
  • Learning and sharing data and encourage the educational of others.
  • Promoting studying and data administration/sharing is the duty of every workers  member.
  • Informed and clear choice making.

Eligibility Criteria:


  • Candidate have to be a nationwide or authorized resident of the nation of project.

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