Human Resources Intern

Job categories Human Resources
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5523/25595
Department/office AR, EAPMCO, Thailand MCO
Duty station Bangkok, Thailand
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance
Application period 06-Mar-2023 to 03-Apr-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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South East Asia Multi-Country Office (EAPMCO)

The South East Asia and Pacific Multi Country Office (EAPMCO) supports, develops and oversees the UNOPS portfolio of projects in South East Asia and the Pacific. EAPMCO was established in January 2023 following the merger of the Thailand Multi-Country Office, which covered 20 countries across  North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific, and the Cambodia Multi-Country Office, which covered 4 countries South East Asia - 3 countries in the Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam) and the Philippines.  EAPMCO currently covers 24 countries across North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. With its head office in Bangkok, the Multi-Country Office comprises nine business units: SEMCO Thailand, EAPMCO Indonesia,  EAPMCO Pacific Operations Cluster, EAPMCO Papua New Guinea, EAPMCO China, EAPMCO Vietnam, EAPMCO Lao PDR, EAPMCO Philippines and EAPMCO Cambodia.

In 2022, the UNOPS EAPMCO implemented projects worth more than USD 95.7 million, in the areas of Energy Transition, Digital Transformations, Sustainable Environmental Management, Climate Change, Waste Management, Rule of Law and Access to Justice, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Post Conflict Reintegration, Emergency Relief, Post COVID19 Economic Transformations, and Health, through HR, procurement, construction, contract management, fund and program management services.  

The Multi Country Office head office in Bangkok provides strategic direction, operational support, delivery oversight and assurance of the excellence of business processes and quality standards across all of the entire Multi Country Office locations. It is also responsible for developing, delivering and managing the portfolio of engagements in the country of the MCO location itself. 

Background Information – Job Specific

UNOPS EAPMCO is hiring for the position of Human Resources Intern. Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Intern will deliver support in the area of recruitment, and will be involved in both operational and strategic work. The Human Resources Intern will be entrusted with projects that s/he will be able to manage independently and will get a privileged exposure to global HR operations in a UN organization.

The Human Resources Intern will work under the guidance of the Human Resources Manager to support in providing high-quality and consistent delivery of effective HR services (recruitment, contract and performance management of talent) to the office, providing support to HR data analytics, ensuring full compliance with UN rules and regulations, UNOPS policies and procedures and internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management.  The Human Resources Intern also works in close collaboration with all HR team members to support their work and ensure consistent service delivery.

Summary of Key Functions Support to HR Data Analytics Support to T...

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

Education:  Candidates must be currently enrolled in, or have rec...

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