Job Description

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) is the organizations primary provider of ICT and Green Energy services to a global network of 155+ country offices worldwide. Noting the large volume of service delivery, the finance and administrative duties in the OIMT/CIAS unit requires dedicated individuals to sufficiently meet requirements of Country Offices and expectations of vendors in a timely manner and optimal capacity in line with Country Office Support vision and mission statements. The HR and Operations Role is responsible for providing full life cycle recruiting support for open positions, maintenance, screening, qualifying, interviewing and all aspects of candidate relationship management while guiding candidates through the selection, hiring and on-boarding process. The role requires understanding of the administrative duties and supporting in the collaboration of the unit`s communication strategy. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the unit in developing and enriching the HR strategy, facilitating consultations with managers, coordinating inputs and contributing to the final strategy as needed;

  • Actively support the full life cycle of the recruitment process, including facilitating job publication, assisting with candidate screening, panel interview logistics and candidate management, while closely liaising and providing hiring teams with guidance on process and best practices as needed;

  • Onboard new hires acting as the primary contact point, ensuring the necessary administrative, personnel and IT-related accommodations are made to facilitate smooth integration into the Organization;

  • Supportive Administration and monitoring of the career-related actions including contracts, staff mobility, Career Development, teleworking, absences;

  • Support OIMT with visa and other travel arrangements;

  • Support the administrative efforts by preparing documentation and organization of meetings and events, improve unit IT tools and resources, update documentation to advance unit standards and practices as per the ISO 9001 certification;

  • Support the unit`s communication strategy by providing Coordination to communication activities related with events, country offices communication projects, ad hoc internal and external communication tasks;

  • Support in the processing of Purchase Orders (PO) and invoice settlement related to acquisition of ICT and Green Energy solutions. This includes the process of Request For Quotation (RFQ), placing orders, coordinate procurement, shipment and delivery, receipt and subsequent invoice payment.

Competencies Core competencies: Innovation Level: Adapts deliverables to meet client needs
  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Leadership Level: Proactively seeks and recognizes contributions of others
  • Ability to persuade others to follow

People Management Level: Appropriately involves team in different stages of work and decision-making
  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Communication Level: Expresses information and views with adaptive reasoning and appreciation for complexity and variation
  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Delivery Level: Takes responsibility for addressing critical situations and delivering core value
  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Technical/Functional competencies: Level is applicable to all below competencies: Implement & Manage: Exercises skills and knowledge independently, demonstrating ability to manage self and team responsibilities, in area of work Planning
  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with the recruitment process strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary

  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and commitments. Provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments.

Client Orientation
  • Ability to focus on results for clients by providing information, being accessible, understanding needs and giving them due priority

Capacity Building
  • Provide training to focal points and other players involved in order to build technical capacity

Data Analysis
  • Ability to work with the organization ERP, compile and analyze technical and financial data, and produce initial system Design and key figures for decision making

Knowledge Management
  • Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge

  • Ability work effectively in collective tasks and rally the team together for high quality output

Operational Efficiency
  • Ability to identify and execute opportunities to improve operational efficiency

Required Skills and Experience Education:
  • Secondary Education with at least six (6) years relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree in International Business, Economics, Management or Public Administration or equivalent with relevant experience of at least three (3) years.

  • 3-6 years of relevant experience in administration or Programme Support service including HR, administration at the national or international level is required;

  • Knowledge of UNDP ERP system (Atlas) would be a definite advantage;

  • PRINCE2 certification will be an added advantage;

  • UN work experience will be an added advantage.

Language Requirements:
  • Proficiency in English;

  • Working knowledge of other UN language is desirable.

Disclaimer Important applicant information Priority will be given to Danish nationals and holders of relevant Danish residence permit. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment. Applicant information about UNDP rosters Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements. Workforce diversity UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Scam warning The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
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