Human Resources Associate (Roster) - re-advertisement, Multiple positions

Job categories Human Resources
Vacancy code VA/2023/B0005/25246
Department/office OP, SSC, IPAS
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Rostering candidates for ongoing opportunities, but also for retainer engagements or short-term engagements
Application period 10-Jan-2023 to 10-Feb-2023


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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.


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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 Specialist 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.

UNOPS offers not only an exciting work environment, an attractive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements, but you would also be working in one of the most sustainable buildings in Copenhagen: the UN City.

You can meet our team and get a sneak peek of our working environment in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8CyuSqczvI&feature=youtu.be

Please note that we are building a roster of qualified HR professionals who are interested in both short term and long term opportunities. Applicants who previously applied do not need to re-apply



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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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