INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
👉 Vacancy Announcement n°: 178621
📢 Job Title: Human Resources Associate, SSA6/SC6/G6 (Roster), RBD, Dakar
📌Type of Contract: SSA/SC/Fixed Term
✅ Unit / Division: Human Resources Unit
⚡ Duty Station: Dakar, Senegal
⏰ Closing date: 31 December 2022
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
The 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. To learn more about WFP, visit our website and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
COUNTRY CONTEXT/ ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
The WFP West Africa region extends from Mauritania to Chad and along the coast from Cameroon to Senegal. It consists of 19 countries; Benin Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The West Africa Regional Bureau (RBD) is based in Dakar and provides strategic guidance, technical support, and direction to country operations in these countries.
The Human Resources Associate reports to the Human Resources Officer at the Regional Bureau (RBD) and delivers a full range of HR support services to ensure accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and facilitate the effective functioning of client-focused and strategy-oriented HR services.
This call for the roster is published to attain two objectives:
(i) create a pipeline of talents to facilitate a quick selection and deployment of Human Resources Associate at the WFP West African Regional Bureau in Dakar on a need basis;
(ii) to give an opportunity to applicants to express interest in being part of this roster to meet the first objective.
The VA is not related to any current open position. However, all applications received will be reviewed and will be subject to a selection process to assess the relevant professional experience and qualifications of the candidates.
SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
First university degree (Bachelor's degree, Licence/BAC +3) in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field.
Minimum of six (6) or more years of experience in Human Resources with an interest in international humanitarian development.
Fluency (level C) in both written and spoken French and English.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:
KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIRED
Before you apply, please confirm that both (i) your on-line profile and CV are accurate and up to date, (ii) your CV should include your employment history, academic qualifications and language skills. Candidates should clearly state their areas of expertise in their cover letters.
Why work at WFP
Before you apply...
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, physical or mental disability.
All employment decisions are made based on 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.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Special notice on office relocation: WFP and other UN Agencies will be moving to the new United Nations House, presently under construction in Diamniadio, 30 kilometres from downtown Dakar. The name of the duty station for this position will remain Dakar, Senegal.
⏰ Closing date: 31 December 2022 at 11:59 PM.