Jobs in the MENA Region in Human Resources at the World Food Program 2020

Date limite : 30 juin 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: World Food Program

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Jobs in the MENA Region in Human Resources at the World Food Program 2020

See more available opportunities for travel abroad on Mina7The World Food Program (WFP) is offering a job opportunity as a Human Resources Consultant to join the team in multiple locations in the Middle East and North Africa region for 2020. 

Responsibilities may include:

  1. Participate in the development of HR country-specific plans and processes, and lead the delivery of HR operational activities or projects to meet local objectives and support WFP strategic goals.
  2. Provide advice to managers and employees on complex issues, understanding their needs and ensuring that HR policies, procedures, processes, systems and tools are available and correctly applied to support them.
  3. Ensure the effective management of the employment relationship between WFP and its staff.
  4. Manage capability building, working with managers to understand individual skills and business requirements, and delivering development solutions which equip people with the skills and knowledge required to meet current and future challenges.
  5. Partner with hiring units on competencies and principal requirements to ensure accurate and detailed job descriptions, and develop Talent Acquisition action plans
  6. Plan and deliver an onboarding process which ensures new employees have a positive experience of WFP and are successfully integrated into their new role and the organisation.
  7. Contribute to building and managing talent within WFP, working with managers to understand their needs and planning/implementing solutions to recruit, retain, manage and develop a high caliber workforce to deliver business objectives.
  8. Deliver organizational design activities that enable senior management to define and organize structures and jobs, and allocate people to the right places in order to improve efficiency.
  9. Lead and motivate a small of HR staff, monitoring performance, providing coaching, training and guidance to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  10. Monitor the accurate and compliant recording of data; coordinate and prepare timely corporate statistics and conduct analysis, identifying trends and potential issues, and proposing solutions to stakeholders.
  11. Maintain and share knowledge of best practice, and support the development and implementation of new/improved HR policies, systems and procedures to ensure they are reflective of legislation, and support WFP effectively.
  12. Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  13. Other as required.

Standard minimum qualifications:


Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant fields, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or training/courses.


3 or more years or more of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in Human Resources with an interest in international humanitarian development. Experience of managing small teams of staff with related areas of expertise. 


Fluency in oral and written English; Intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP's working languages) highly desirable.

Knowledge and skills:

  1. Sound knowledge of HR concepts and principles with a broad knowledge of best practices, techniques and processes.
  2. Ability to lead, coach and motivate a team.
  3. Good communication skills with the ability to persuade, influence and adapt communication style to different situations and individuals.
  4. Knowledge of common business principles and processes and the ability to quickly assimilate UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
  5. Talent acquisition experience ideally within a fast-moving, highly dynamic organization
  6. Ability to build and maintain effective work relationships with human resources counterparts, managers and staff within HQ/regional/country office.
  7. Ability to work independently.
  8. Ability to establish priorities, and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and provide client-oriented service. Ability to identify client’s needs and match them to appropriate solutions
  10. Ability to explain the rationale for human resources decisions and to gain buy-in from different stakeholders.

About World Food Programme:

The World Food Program (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. From its headquarters in Rome and from more than 80 country offices around the world, the WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group and part of its executive committee.

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