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Job Description

Empregador: World Food Programme

Localização: Luanda, Angola

Categorias: Human Resources, General Business, Consulting

Indústria: Non-profit Organization Management

Descrição da Vaga: WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.
ABOUT WFPThe United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. Present in nearly 80 countries, the organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas. We manage an operating budget of approximately $5.9 billion each year, distributing 12.6 billion rations to those most in need. We reach an average of 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries each year. The World Food Programme office in Johannesburg is a Regional Office coordinating and supporting the delivery of humanitarian assistance and providing technical support to 12 Southern Africa countries including, Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, Zambia and Zimbabwe.For more on WFP and what we do, please go to
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXTThese jobs are found in Country offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ) and report to a more senior HR Officer.Job holders are likely to be working under the supervision of a more experienced staff member, receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed. They support the collation, maintenance, analysis and reporting of information to maximize the effectiveness of HR services.
JOB PURPOSETo support the delivery of professional, client-focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with the WFP corporate priorities.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)1.Support HR operational activities or projects that are aligned to business needs, following standard processes and ensuring alignment with wider WFP policies.2.Respond to queries from managers and staff, understanding their issues and ensuring policies, procedures, processes, systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them.3.Contribute to the effective management of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff, by administering conditions of service, contracts and appropriate entitlements.4.Support staff capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirements, and organizing development solutions which equip people with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges.5.Support and deliver onboarding activities to ensure new employees have a positive experience of WFP, and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organization.6.Provide support in building talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and organizing solutions to recruit, retain and develop a high calibre workforce to deliver the business strategy.7.Support for organizational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency.8.Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, supporting a WFP wide view of HR activities that enables informed decision-making and consistent information for stakeholders.9.Conduct straight forward data analysis under close guidance of a senior HR Officer, in order to support others on projects or contribute to process efficiencies and improvements.10.Other as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:A university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field.Experience:Typically one or more years of postgraduate professional experience in Human Resources.
Knowledge & Skills:-Knowledge of HR best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.-Ability to support more junior members of the team.-Basic analytical ability to compile, maintain and analyze data, prepare reports and draw initial conclusions in support of work carried out by another officer; skills in developing sources for data collection.-Good communication skills required to give and receive information and work with a variety of individuals.-Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.Language:-National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and Portuguese.
Contractual Information-This is a 12 month Renewable Fixed Term Contract-Net monthly salary range: $5722 – $7120-Benefits: 30 Days Annual Leave, Pension & Medical Insurance
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONSThe deadline for applications is the 6th of April 2022.
This position is open to Angolan nationals only.Female applicants are encouraged to apply.All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.