Human Resources Associate (Roster)

Job categories Human Resources
Vacancy code VA/2021/B0005/23107
Department/office FA, SSC, IPAS
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration various, first assignment: temporary resource needed for the period: from February until April 2022 (2-2.5 months)
Application period 20-Dec-2021 to 19-Jan-2022

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the UNOPS Integrated Practice Advice and Support (IPAS) serves all the regions and headquarters, primarily with advice and solutions to everyday implementation challenges. IPAS consists of a diverse team of subject matter experts in the six practice areas of HR, Administration, Legal, Finance, Procurement, Project Management and Infrastructure. IPAS has three main roles:

Support to operations in the field offices: IPAS provides timely advice and supports actively finding of solutions to everyday implementation challenges, based on policy and best practices. It also provides operational support in specific areas.

Business efficiency: IPAS recommends changes to policies, processes and operating standards based on the feedback and experience of the field offices. IPAS also ensures transparent and efficient project implementation, in line with policy and business needs. 

Body of knowledge: IPAS contributes to research and coordination within the policy groups and project practitioners. It provides structured knowledge and subject matter expertise which is used across practice areas to provide coherent and tailored advice to the requesting offices.

Reporting to the HR Business Partner in the IPAS HR Team, the Human Resources Associate is responsible for providing support in the area of recruitment & business advisory services,  transactional/strategic work and project management; he/she is often given the sole responsibility to run projects where there is only very minimal supervision. The HR Associate serves as the first contact for internal and external clients in resolving questions on processes and procedures and provision of guidance and information related to HR initiatives to a wide range of UNOPS  clients.  

The HR Associate works in close collaboration with the Programme, Project and Operations staff at Headquarters as well as in the Regional Offices/Operational Hubs/Project Centres to exchange  information and ensure consistent service delivery.

This is a position for candidates from all nationalities passionate about HR, data analytics, simplification, and innovation who can relocate to Copenhagen (Denmark) to join our team.

Please note that we are building a roster of qualified HR professionals who are interested in both short term and long term opportunities.

The first assignment will be for a duration of 2-2.5 months (temporary position, from February until April 2022).

Summary of Key Functions: Implementation of HR strategies and procedures ...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Education:  Secondary Education is required.   A Univers...

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement (LICA) Contract level: LI...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications r...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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