Human Resources Officer (Learning and Development), P-2 Job in Kenya - UN

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The HR Officer reports to the HR Manager for close guidance and supervision. The HR Officer provides support to the supervisor and colleagues in the unit by executing HR services through applying knowledge of theoretical HR models, as well as understanding organizational HR policies and procedures. The incumbent will be focusing on the areas of Learning and Development, Performance, and Career management.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Strategic Human Resources

Liaise with the HQ Divisions, and regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation.

Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies, and processes.

Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting-edge practices in HR management contribute to the development of global policies, and procedures, and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned.

Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services

Provide support to various or one specific HR occupation (career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development, etc.) to help their supervisors implement efficient client services that help either attract, retain, and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber.

When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret, and establish, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required.

Learning and Capacity Development

In collaboration with business owners, support the design and delivery of learning plans for staff. Serves as a Secretary to the Staff Development Committee.

Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all staff included in the assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline. Develop and implement a structured approach to career development counseling.

Research efficient and cost-effective learning products that enable staff to develop their skills and competencies. Assess and monitor training impact on the delivery of results for children.

Participate as a resource person in capacity-building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

Provide orientation briefing to new staff.

HR Data Analytics

Collect, interpret, and analyze HR data to help inform decision-making on HR processes and strategies.

Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality.

Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education: A university degree in human resource management, business management, psychology, or another related field is required.

Work Experience: At least 2 years of relevant work experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.

Skills: Advanced knowledge of the principles and concepts of human resources management; Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations; Excellent knowledge of information technology systems and tools.

Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or the local language of the duty station is considered an asset.


Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency. 

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