Job Description

** For Saudi Nationals Only ** The primary role of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to support country-led efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The work of UNDP in 170 countries around the world is anchored in diverse and effective partnerships, which are vital to our two critical roles at country level: (a) as an integrator across policy, programmatic and organizational silos; and (b) as an operational backbone for the United Nations and other partners. Saudi Arabia is witnessing economic prosperity and progress in all domains of socio-economic development which produced tangible improvement in all human development indicators such as standard of living, health and education services, environmental conditions as well as potentials of comprehensive development. In April 2016, the Government of Saudi Arabia announced its Saudi Vision 2030 – an ambitious long-term development programme. Saudi Vision 2030 represents an ambitious blueprint with long-term goals and expectations. It is expressed in three themes of a vibrant society; a thriving economy and an ambitious nation. A review of the three themes and their underlying issues of national concern reveal a holistic approach to development that encompasses the three dimensions of sustainable development: the social, the economic and the environment. The partnership between UNDP and Saudi Arabia is covering vital sectors and areas which contributes to address the needs of Saudi society, including enhancement of the local capacity of different government institutions and support to policy making and reporting. A wide set of under the scope of technical assistance is provided in order to assist the KSA departments in their reform processes. Duties and Responsibilities Summary of Key Functions: • Implementation of HR strategies • Implementation of HR services • Support to staff career management and career development • Support to UN-related surveys • Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing 1.Ensures implementation of HR strategies focusing on achievement of the following results: • Full compliance of HR processes and records with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies. • Input to the CO business processes mapping and elaboration of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management in consultation with the direct supervisor and office management. 2.Implements HR services focusing on achievement of the following results: • Preparation of draft job descriptions, vacancy announcements, compiling matrixes, performing functions of Secretary in interview panels. • Creation/update of positions in Atlas, association of positions to chart fields (COAs), update of COA information, setting up vendor performing the functions of Admin.HR, Position Administrator and Absence Processor in Atlas. Preparation of contracts (100/300 SSAs, SCs). • Tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, adjustments and separations through Atlas. • Maintenance of the CO staffing table. • Collection of background information for submissions to the Local Appointment and Promotion Board (LAPB). • Update of the CO rosters. • Maintenance of proper filing system for HR records and documents. • Provision of information for cost-recovery bills in Atlas for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies. In large offices creation/update of positions, link of positions to COA, update of CO information can be performed by Position Administrator. Identification of job descriptions and classifications, vacancy announcements, participation in interviews, vendor set up can be performed by Admin. HR. 3.Ensures proper staff performance management and career development focusing on achievement of the following results: • Provision of background information to CRG. • Provision of background information for drafting Whole Office Learning plan and individual learning plans. 4.Ensures conduct of UN-related surveys focusing on achievement of the following results: • Collection of information for comprehensive and interim local salary, participation in the work of LSSC, hardship and place-to-place surveys. 5.Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results: • Participation in the trainings for the operations/projects staff on HR. • Contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice. Impact of Results The key results have an impact on the execution of the CO HR services in terms of quality and accuracy of work completed. Accurate data entry and presentation of financial information and client-oriented approach enhances UNDP capability in the HR management. Competencies Core Innovation Ability to make new and useful ideas work Leadership Ability to persuade others to follow People Management Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Communication Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Delivery Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Technical/Functional Knowledge Management and Learning Shares knowledge and experience. Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNDP Practice Areas. Develops basic knowledge of one or two Practice Areas. Promotes a learning environment in the office. Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office. Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills. Development and Operational Effectiveness Ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related HR management, including screening, collecting and preparation of documentation, data input, creation of position, transactions tracking, filing, provision of information. Strong IT skills. Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system. Required Skills and Experience Education: Secondary Education with specialized certification in HR. University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement. Experience: 5 years of relevant HR and/or administrative experience is required at the national or international level in combination with Secondary Education with specialized certification in HR or 2 Years of relevant HR and/or administrative experience is required at the national or international level in combination with a bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and experience in handling of web-based management systems Language Requirements: Proficiency in English & Arabic Other: • Non-Smoking environment • HR Certification programme
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