Publication date: 20 September 2023
Application deadline (midnight local time): 3 October 2023
Vacancy no.: BEY/RB/2023/26
Job ID: 11232
Department: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut
Organization Unit: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut
Contract type: Fixed Term
The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to local recruitment regulations and Article 4.3 of the ILO Staff Regulations.
The following are eligible to apply:
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*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade. The entry level salary for this position is 51,485 USD yearly.
This position is located in the Regional Human Resources Development unit in the Regional Office of Arab States (ROAS). This work unit provides support to ILO staff members in the Arab States on all human resources management aspects: recruitment and selection, staff compensation, employee relations, performance management and staff development.
As a team member, the incumbent provides senior level HR support and is responsible for performing, completing and/or overseeing specialized HR support services in an efficient, effective and client-oriented manner. Work is performed in a range of areas encompassing benefits and entitlements, position management, recruitment, and involves the use of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The incumbent ensures transparency in the correct application, interpretation and adaptation of established HR rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines. The incumbent evaluates and proposes solutions to difficult situations and provides inputs into the design and development of improved HR services and delivery processes.
The position works under the supervision of Regional Coordinator for Human Resources. Supervision received is focused on facilitating service delivery, ensuring that agreed results are achieved and that work is coordinated and integrated with related services within processing timelines. Work assignments are generally carried out under minimum supervision with the incumbent operating with a high degree of independence, particularly on operational delivery matters. Work is reviewed for feasibility of recommendations and correctness of end results. Work involving the handling of complex and intricate HR matters including those affecting related activities of the work unit is also reviewed.
Internal contacts are with staff and managers in field offices, project locations and headquarters to provide guidance and support for the resolution of complex issues in compliance with applicable standards. Contacts are also to coordinate activities with other units for the delivery of interrelated services. The incumbent regularly liaises with and receives guidance from the regional HR unit and collaborates appropriately with staff representatives.
External contacts are primarily with counterparts in Government (permanent missions and concerned authorities), United Nations (UN) agencies and other international organizations to coordinate and follow up on pending issues. The incumbent shares information and collaborates on the integration of processes or activities, and anticipates and contributes to resolving complex administrative and HR support matters.
Completion of secondary school education. Training in HR administration.
Advanced university degree in Human Resources would be considered an advantage.
Minimum of six years of office support work experience, the majority of which in HR administration. Experience of working with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, in particular HR modules.
Excellent command of English and Arabic. Working knowledge of French is a plus.
In addition to the ILO core competencies [Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, Collaboration], this position requires:
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