The Affiliate Partnerships and Recruitment Section (APRS) functions under the Assignments and Talent Mobilization Service (ATMS) of the Division of Human Resources (DHR). DHR is a strategic, trusted and innovative partner in enabling UNHCR to protect and respond to persons of concern by attracting, motivating, retaining and developing a talented, diverse and agile workforce, while nurturing a culture of excellence, respect and wellbeing for all.
Within this context, APRS’ mission is to ensure that UNHCR can attract the best talent and the right person for the right job. The Section is responsible for:
(i) Mobilizing talent, leading and facilitating the effective alignment of talent supply and demand, and the implementation of a recruitment strategy that enables UNHCR to aptly respond to current and future staffing needs for international professional positions. Managing profile-based recruitment (Talent Pool), Group 2, all external recruitment programmes (Job Openings and Temporary Appointments) as well as internships.
(ii) Managing the key process of onboarding (letters of offers) for short-term and fixed-term appointments in the international professional category, as well as proactively identifying, mitigating and preventing risks in recruitment through the systematic due diligence processes of grading and reference checks.
(iii) Providing policy support and guidance and contributing to UNHCR¿s oversight and effective management of its affiliate workforce including the UNV Programme, ICAs (UNOPS), Individual Consultants, Contractors, the JPO Scheme and Partnerships.
The incumbent under the supervision of the Head of Unit will assist in the administration of the recruitment and pipeline management process.
The incumbent is required to maintain highest level of confidentiality regarding all matters of posting, short listing and selection processes.
CLOSING DATE: 16 August 2021
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