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12 May 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professionals for the position of Recruitment Assistant with its main Office in Kyiv. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.
Initial duration of appointment is for 12 months, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.
Recruitment Assistant works as part of Recruitment section of the Human Resources Unit under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer / Recruitment Officer and overall guidance of the Head, Human Resources Management. The incumbent is responsible for the overall coordination and administration of recruitment and selection processes for all post categories (international seconded and contracted, and national professional and general service posts), as well as short term staff and consultants More specifically the Recruitment Assistant:
Provides support in staff recruitment and selection by:
Drafting vacancy notices for international and national positions in the SMM;
Maintaining internal vacancy database, issuing and disseminating vacancies, updating and maintaining the internal report on the status of recruitment for open vacancies;
Maintaining SMM Recruitment e-mail account and responding to inquiries from prospective applicants;
Collecting all applications for national contracted positions and performing initial screening; distributing long-listed applications (national and international) to the respective hiring departments;
Liaising with hiring departments regarding composition of the Interview Board and regarding preparation of written test and evaluation criteria, as well as interview questions and interview schedule;
Communicating with short-listed candidates regarding administration of written test and interview arrangements;
Coordinating with Interview Board members on their availability for interviews, preparing candidates' interview documentation;
Administrative preparation for interviews: setting up interview rooms (for in person, telephone, or video interviews), welcoming candidates, etc.;
Participating in Interview Boards as a representative of the HR Unit and a board member/secretary; facilitating interview process, drafting recruitment reports for further review of the Interview Boards; preparing necessary documentation for further approvals;
Performing reference check;
Communication with selected candidates on employment conditions; internal coordination regarding arrival of newcomers.
2. Providing daily support to HR Assistants in the field offices to ensure that recruitment activities in the field are administered in accordance with the OSCE Staff Rules and Regulations; providing on-job trainings on recruitment and selection to HR Assistants in the field.
3. Maintaining filing system of the Recruitment section and general administrative duties (printing, coping, and scanning documents; maintaining and updating recruitment files, correspondence and other relevant material; keeping records of reports received from the field; etc.).
4. Travels to field locations, if required.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ukrainian citizenship or holding permanent resident status in Ukraine;
Completed secondary education supplemented by formal studies in Administration, HR functions;
Minimum 4 years of experience in general administration, in particular personnel administration and recruitment matters preferably in an international environment;
Professional fluency in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages, excellent written and oral communication skills in the mentioned languages;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft Office applications;
Flexibility and ability to work with minimum supervision and with limited time frames;
Customer service oriented; ability to work in a confidential environment and maintain a high level of discretion;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 988.00 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
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.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
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