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Human Resources Officer

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Issued by
OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vacancy number
VNBAHS00715
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Human Resources Management
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Sarajevo
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue
General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
 
 
 
 
Field of Expertise Requirements
  • The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
    • University education in human resources, personnel management, public/business administration, psychology or related field
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

Experience:

A minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • A minimum of 6 years of previous experience in human resources, preferably with a focus on training and staff development, performance management and planning;
  • Very good understanding of human resources management practices in an international environment;
  • Excellent presentation, writing  and communication skills, as well as thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office programs;
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines, manage multiple tasks and process large amounts of information;
  • Professional fluency in written and spoken English, knowledge of the local language an advantage;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member and with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity with tact and diplomacy in dealing with both external persons and multinational staff;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities, and in particular into project management practices.
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

The key roles of the HR Officer are to facilitate the achievement of the Human Resources work plan with a particular focus on liaison with other programmes in the Mission and delivery of an aligned annual plan of training and developmental activities, which contributes to the Mission's efforts to achieve its strategic objectives. In terms of co-ordination, the Human Resources officer will assist the National Chief of Human Resources in ensuring that the current and future human resource needs of the various stakeholders within the Mission are identified in a consultative way and, in conjunction with the personnel and recruitment functions, plans are put in place for meeting those needs. In terms of training and development, the incumbent is responsible for conducting an annual comprehensive training needs assessment including design, implementation and thorough analysis of findings in order to make recommendations to the National Chief of Human Resources for the annual training plan. The incumbent works under direct supervision of the National Chief of Human Resources Officer and in close co-ordination with National Human Resources Officer(s).

  1. Facilitates the achievement of the human resources work plan by liaison with relevant staff across all Mission programmes and duty stations;
  2. Makes recommendations to the National Chief of Human Resources to ensure that current and future human resource requirements are met in an effective and timely manner; implements workforce planning process, including recommendations for actions in terms of recruitment and learning and development;
  3. Advises the National Chief of Human Resources on matters relating to implementation of OSCE human resources policies with particular focus on the OSCE training strategy and OSCE performance management process;
  4. In consultation with all stakeholders in the Mission, conducts a comprehensive training needs assessment on an annual basis including the design, implementation and thorough analysis of the findings; makes recommendations to the National Chief of Human Resources for the annual training plan;
  5. Manages the implementation of the annual training plan to include monitoring the effectiveness of the suite of options available to ensure they remain up to date and best meet the needs of the target audience; researches and keeps up-to-date on current training trends, literature, methods and techniques and making associated recommendations to the National Chief of Human Resources;
  6. Develops and oversees the delivery of the induction training programme for new Mission members and liaison with the Secretariat Learning and Development Section regarding the General Orientation programme for new international Mission members;
  7. Supervises and co-ordinates the work of the Training Assistant;
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
 
 
 

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.

 

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