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UN Human Resources Associate Job in Kenya

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is UN’s global development organization. UNDP has a normative global mission as a pro-poor development agency to promote human rights, gender and the Millennium Development Goals.

UNDP Kenya would like to recruit a Temporary - Human Resources Associate – Grade G6 (ICS6) for its Human Resources Unit.

A Temporary Appointment (TA) is a staff appointment governed by the amended UN Staff Regulations and new Staff Rules for activities expected to be of a finite and short duration not exceeding 364 calendar days.


Under the overall guidance of the Operations Manager and direct supervision of the Human Resources Analyst, the HR Associate ensures execution of transparent and efficient HR services in CO.

The HR Associate promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and supports to the maintenance of high staff morale.

The HR Associate can supervise clerical and support staff of the HR Unit.

The HR Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and UNDP HQs staff for resolving complex HR-related issues and information exchange.

  • Secondary Education with specialized certification in HR. University Degree in HR, Business or Public Administration or related field would be desirable but it is not a requirement.
  • 6 years progressively responsible HR experience is required at the national or international level.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (Ms. Word, Excel, etc.; )
  • Experience in handling of web based management systems

Application Procedure

Please visit the UNDP Kenya website – for detailed terms of reference/post description.

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located at on or before 17 September 2013.

Select “careers” and click on staff positions and select the Human Resources Associate vacancy.

Applicants are required to fill and sign a P11 Form and submit it together with the online application.

The P11 Form can be obtained from this site.

Additional considerations

1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

2. UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

3. Preference will be given to equally qualified male candidates.

4. Applications are open to suitably qualified Kenyan citizens only

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.”

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