Deadline: 3 April 2016
The Chief Human Resources Officer will be responsible for a fully integrated and regulatory-compliant human resources section in the Commission.
ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Chief Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions-
- Management Advisory: functional advisor on Human Resources policies and practices and provides direction and coherence to all HR activities and systems in the Commission.
- Primary conduit between Senior Management and staff regarding all human resources issues. This interface requires the development of close and substantive ties with Senior Management across the Commission spectrum.
- Primary interface regarding cross-cutting HR issues between the Executive Secretary and OHRM, with a key proactive role of open communications, advisory services, and collaborative problem resolution.
- Monitoring and Reporting: Within the Commission, responsible for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of delegated authorities, through the Human Resources Management Scorecard, Service Level Agreements, Human Resources Services Section indicators, and the Executive Secretary’s Compact to the UN Secretary General.
- Responsible for developing recruitment and deployment plans for all positions.
- Responsible for conducting systematic assessment of the workforce per function, skill, level, category, occupational group, gender and geography and for identifying gaps and determining what actions should be taken to respond to needs taking into account existing vacancies, projected changes due to retirements, returns to parent duty station and turnover rates.
Applicants must have-
- An Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related area.
- A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management is required.
- Demonstrated experience in administration of justice in international organizations and in managing a very large and diverse work force is desirable.
- Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit ECA.