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Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/14/FT39
Title: Chief, Staff Services
Grade: P5
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two years
Date: 27 June 2014
Application Deadline: 26 July 2014 Vacancy Notice Cancelled
Organization unit: AI/MER Management and Governance (AI/MER) /
AI/DHR Human Resources Management (AI/DHR)
Duty station:  Geneva Switzerland
In order to deliver the UNAIDS mandate and provide leadership in the global AIDS response, the UNAIDS Secretariat requires a capable and highly qualified workforce that is multi-skilled, diverse, mobile and able to work across disciplines. Within the Management and Governance Branch (MER), the Department of Human Resources Management (HRM) ensures that human resources are aligned with the organizational strategy and priorities, and provides services for staff and organization development.
The Staff Services Division is structured in one-stop shops responsible for the provision of a range of services, including staff selection and recruitment, mobility, and contract and entitlements administration, within the framework of UNAIDS policies and WHO Staff Regulations and Staff Rules, adjusted as necessary to take into account the special needs of UNAIDS.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:
Under the guidance of the Director, Human Resources Management Department (HRM), the incumbent:
Leads the Staff Services Division, and provides authoritative advice and expert guidance for all UNAIDS offices (Country Offices, Regional Support Teams, Liaison Offices, and Headquarters) in the areas of 1) post classification; 2) staff selection and recruitment; 3) staff contracts and entitlements administration; 4) staff mobility; 5) inter-agency transfers, secondments, and loans; 6) information management through the WHO Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
 Ensures in the above areas of responsibility full compliance and consistency with applicable Staff Regulations, Staff Rules, and procedures, promoting equity and transparency; within delegated authority from the Director, approves exceptions to the rules for complex and difficult cases.
 Support the department functions related with position management, HR data management, monitoring, and reporting; support the design of innovative systems to improve daily operational management, including effective communication tools.
 Supports the optimal use of ERP in order to ensure highly integrated and effective HR services and administration for UNAIDS, with regular liaison with the WHO Global Service Center, including monitoring correct implementation of HR actions, and requesting corrective action when required.
 Supports the Director in exploring and capitalizing on business process re-engineering opportunities to further enhance efficiency and effectiveness of service provision, and ensure that the UNAIDS Secretariat remains an employer of choice.
 Provides expertise, as appropriate, to the development, review and assessment of relevant policies, guidelines, systems and procedures to strengthen integration of human resources management, in support of UNAIDS' global goals and strategy.
 Leads and manages a team of HR staff through the definition of priorities and strategies; team building, motivating and developing staff; work and budget planning; monitoring and reporting on activities.
 Perform any other related work as assigned by the Director.
Advanced university degree in human resources management, public or business administration, social sciences, or related field.
1. Commitment to the AIDS response
2. Integrity
3. Respect for diversity

Core competencies
1. Working in teams
2. Communicating with impact
3. Applying expertise
4. Delivering results
5. Driving change and innovation
6. Being accountable

Managerial competencies
1. Vision and strategic thinking
2. Leading teams
3. Managing performance and resources
4. Developing and empowering others
5. Exercising sound judgement
6. Building relationships and Networks
Essential: A minimum of eleven years progressive experience in human resources administration and management, and/or operations in the UN system or international organizations, including experience in recruitment, contracts administration, entitlements, benefits, and related practices and policies in the UN System. Experience in coordinating and/or managing staff and/or teams.
Desirable: Experience administering and interpreting United Nations or WHO Staff Regulations and Staff Rules
Essential: Advanced level of English
Desirable: Working knowledge of French and/or another UN official language.
Additional Information:
Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy and the standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
80,887 US$ at single rate
87,069 U$ with primary dependants
Post Adjustment: 105.5 % of the figure(s) on the left side. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.

Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.

Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information.

Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at: https://erecruit.unaids.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
Vacancy Notice Cancelled

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