World Health Organization WHO
Human Resources Associate
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 24 2021


About the Organization:

World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. WHO are responsible for the World Health Report, the worldwide World Health Survey, and World Health Day.

Position: Human Resources Associate - (2102403)

Description of Duties:

1. Under the overall supervision of the Regional HR Manager (RPO)/Human Resources Officer (HRO) and the day-to-day coordination with the Executive Associate-Human Resources (EA), the incumbent may be required to perform the following duties (duties are not all inclusive):

2. Provide administrative support in various HR services such as:

  • Processing selections against temporary and fixed-term Professional and NPO positions in the Region including review of staffing, vacancy announcements, initial screening of candidates in consultation with EA, conduct of panel meetings, selection tests and interviews and preparation of documents/folders for panel meetings, related correspondence;

  • Monitoring the selection process at all stages and maintain appropriate records and follow up in consultation with supervisor(s) on actual/anticipated issues;

  • Reviewing selection proposals for fixed-term NPO selections received from country offices and re-employment of retired staff in the Region (under staff/non-staff contractual mechanisms);

  • Processing lists of office working schedules and lists of holidays for country offices;

  • Maintaining updated and relevant statistics and contribute to preparation of briefs/reports on HR matters;

  • Providing administrative support in conduct of International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) and other HR related surveys;

3. Providing administrative support in Regional and Global Rewards and Recognition Programmes;

4. Undertake the duties of Executive Associates and other team members in the sub unit as and when required;

5. Perform other related duties as assigned by RPO/HRO and EA.


  • Essential: Completion of secondary school education.

  • Desirable: University degree is an asset. Training in the field of human resources is an advantage.


  • Essential: At least eight years of work experience in clerical/administrative positions.

  • Desirable: Experience in human resources management is an asset.

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