Human Resources Officer Job at UNON

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Sep 30, 2022

Website United Nations Office at Nairobi

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on 2nd Sept 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Human Resources Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Office at Nairobi
Position Human Resources Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 30th Sept 2022

UNON Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advises human resources assistants on staff pay and benefits, including the on-boarding of selected candidates.
  • Provides advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in various areas of human resources.
  • Supervises the work of the human resources assistants in carrying out human resources administrative transactions, including preparation of personnel actions, maintenance of staffing tables and processing of contracts.
  • Oversees the maintenance of filling systems.
  • Provides advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters.
  • Prepares special reports and participates and/or leads special human resources projects.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in various areas of human resources.
  • Provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules. Reviews and provides advice on exceptions to policies, regulation and rules.
  • Administers and provides advice on salary and related benefits, travel, and social security entitlements.
  • Determines and recommends benefits and entitlements for staff on the basis of contractual status.
  • Reviews policies and procedures and recommends changes as required.
  • Advises and counsels staff in respect of rights, responsibilities, code of conduct and difficulties associated with work and entitlements.
  • Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position in Organization:

  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 01 September 2022 – 30 September 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Human Resources-UNON-179222-R-Nairobi (X)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • 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 two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, of which three at the international level, in human resources and personnel administration is required.
  • Work experience in analyzing HR data and preparing reports to a targeted audience is desirable.
  • Work experience using and trouble-shooting complex cases in Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) systems is desirable.
  • Work experience in administering entitlements and benefits for geographically dispersed staff members is desirable.
  • Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable

How to Apply UNON Human Resources Officer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 30th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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