Post Number : HRM-012
Grade : P-5
Parent Sector : Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Human Resources
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 25-AUG-2021 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
The HR Strategic Support Section is one of the three Sections of the Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM). The Section is responsible for tasks related to HR policy coordination, administrative reviews, organizational development, and performance management.
The Chief of Section reports directly to the Director, HRM. S/he provides strategic and operational leadership of the HR Strategic Support Team in the execution of the Section’s workplans and activities, leading on strategic transformation initiatives and change management projects falling under the Section’s purview.
As a senior member of the HRM management team, the Chief of Section contributes to the elaboration of the Bureau’s biennial workplans and expected results, and participates in other HR related activities aimed at enhancing staff well-being, organizational capacity and effectiveness.
Specific responsibilities include:
Skills and Competencies
UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.
For more information in benefits and entitlements, please consult ICSC website.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment.
UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.