• Job Title: HR Officer

  • Organization Name: WHO

  • Location: Islamabad

  • Number of Vacancies: 1

  • Gender: Any

  • Closing on: 2023-12-12

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  • The incumbent will have some or all of the following assigned duties:

    Recruitment and selection, Outreach and Rostering:

    1- Contributes to the efficient management of filling vacancy positions in line with established selection and recruitment policies and procedures.

    2- Acts as a focal point for hiring managers and administrative officers/assistants on outreach, talent acquisition and recruitment activities, both staff and non-staff.

    3- Participates in the administration of selection procedures for fixed-term and temporary staff.

    4- Contributes to the organization of timely selection panels and serves as an HR Representative on selection panels and ensuring compliant process, adherence to confidentiality and emphasis on a transparent, consistent processes and on promoting organizational diversity and mobility policies as an organizational priority.

    5- Drafts and reviews vacancy announcements for consistency and adherence to the Organization's policies, develop and review screening questions in close collaboration with the hiring manager.

    6- Screens and assesses applications, ensuring that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements are long/short-listed.

    7- Prepares and reviews interview questions, proposed presentation tasks, technical questions and tests proposed by the hiring manager for appropriateness and relevance to the position description.

    8- Reviews proposed long/shortlists to ensure that the evaluation criteria are in line with the vacancy announcement and advises the hiring manager and panel members on any inconsistencies.

    9- Contributes to the development of new recruitment tools to rate applicants in line with the WHO competency framework.

    10- Participates in the drafting of selection reports ensuring that all steps of the process are well documented, and the selection file is compliant with the Organization's policies.

    11- Maintains various recruitment staff and non-staff rosters and ensures data is up-to-date to timely selection of successfully rostered candidates.

    12- Perform all other related duties as assigned.

  • Education

    Essential: A first level university degree in human resources management, public or business administration, or other related fields.
    Desirable: Advanced level university degree or training in one of the above-mentioned areas or certification in the area of Human Resources management.


    Essential: At least two years of experience in the professional field of human resources management of which at least one year must be in conducting selection and recruitment processes.
    Desirable: HR experience in the UN system and/or a multinational environment. Demonstrated exposure at the international level. Proven experience in any of the following specialized areas of classification, contract administration, compensation, or performance management. Experience in the use of an ERF' system such as Oracle or SAP would be an advantage. Experience in the use of an on-line recruitment platform such as Taleo would be an advantage.


    - Knowledge of human resources management practices, with a focus on outreach, screening, recruitment and competency-based interview techniques.

    • Good skills in Excel PowerPoint and other office packages.
    • Knowledge of latest IT based recruitment systems.
    • Knowledge of other international organizations' practices in areas of talent acquisition would be an advantage.
    • Good skills in ERF' systems.
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