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Job Opportunity: National - Human Resource Assistant FAO-UN

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National - Human Resource Assistant

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Closure Date

3:59:00 AM

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Job Type

Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
Grade Level: N/A

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Duration: 11 months
Post Number: N/A

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.

People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
Organizational Setting
The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
Reporting Lines
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of Assistant FAOR (Administration).
Technical Focus
 The National – Human Resource Assistant will ensure timely recruitment in compliance with organization policy and procedures.
Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Prepare Annual Recruitment Plan in consultation with programme / project team.
  • Maintain the staff filling and roster of the International and National Consultant.
  • Update the staff presence in the FAO Country Office Information Network  (COIN)
  • Assist in timely advertising and filling of Vacancies of the Representation.
  • Assist in processing of recruitment, assignment of local staff, national consultant and international consultant.
  • Raise Travel Authorization (TA) / Travel expenses claim (TEC) for appointment travel and arranging the International Consultant travel.
  • Arrange the orientation programme for newly recruited international / national staff and consultant on related administrative formalities; process and follow up on their accreditations and other related documents.
  • Regularly monitor the staff’s Not to Exceed (NTE) and advice to management for extension.
  • Ensure the proper physical filing of all HR record and information.
  • Attend the meeting of HR working group.
  • Perform other duties as and when advised by the immediate supervisor and FAOR.
Minimum Requirements
  • University degree, Specialized training in administration, Human Resources and/or Relevant
  • Five years of progressive experience in Human Resources and/or administration preferably in UN and/or International Organization;
  • Fluency in English and Myanmar;
  • Myanmar National
FAO Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Technical/Functional Skills
  • Good interpersonal Skill.
  • Negotiation and Advocacy skill. 
Selection Criteria
  • Good knowledge and experience in Human Resources Management and/or office managemnet
  • Experience in working with UN or international development organizations (bilateral/multilateral)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize the implementation of complex tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to work for meeting the deadlines.

    • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
    • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.org
    • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
    • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
    • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/

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