United Nations UN WFP Human Resources Business Partner Assistant Jobs – World Food Programme

Organization: United Nations
World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Position Grade: SC5
Reports to: Head of Area
About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline
agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian
agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives
in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving
Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to
Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Business Partner Assistant will take responsibility for the
completion of a full range of HR activities requiring some interpretation of
standard guidelines and practices. The incumebnt is able to recommend a course
of action within their area of expertise and may provide guidance to other
staff. The incumbent will support the delivery of the HR Strategy by being the
advisor on all HR policies and processes and to assist in the delivery of HR
programmes in the area office/field. 
Reporting to Head of HR, the incumbent will work closely with the Area
Office Management, advising on all HR related issues and ensuring the effective
execution of change. He/She will use his/her knowledge and management of HR
Information Systems to provide insight and ensure data reliability for the area
office and field teams.  In addition, the
incumbent will perform a cross-section of all HR related aspects within the
jurisdiction of the area office. These will include, provision of HR
administrative Services, guidance and advice on HR issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Main Accountabilities:
The HRBP Assistant has the following main accountabilities:
Provide administrative support and guidance on
HR related matters at the Area /Field Office level in line with HR policies and
Co-ordinates and rolls-out internal
communication messages
Supports the HRBP team in preparing and
providing accurate information, collating & analysing data and producing
clear, insightful and meaningful report
Provides accurate and timely information, data
and advice to area/field management and employees on the organization’s human
resources policies and procedures
Supports the development and implementation of
HR solutions by understanding how the organization works
Talent Acquisition Management:
Supports line managers in delivering quality
interviews and other methods of assessment
Supports line managers in delivering high
quality orientation/induction and effective on-boarding experiences
Supports talent processes by coaching and
enabling area management to generate objective and fair decisions
Performance Management:
Shares insights with managers on how to improve
performance based on analysis relating to culture, values, environment, team
effectiveness and change readiness.  Identifies when an intervention is required
for individuals and teams
Guides and coaches on Performance Management
tools and works closely with area management to ensure they understand how
performance management tool combine to enhance performance, attract, engage and
retain employees
Ensures all staff in the area of operations have
job descriptions and TORs; and a copy of the Annual performance Plan (APP);
learning and Capability Development
Manages the communication and administration of
learning and capability building interventions
Supports the implementation of learning needs
and skill gap analyses
Change Management
Role-models the ‘change-ready employee’ by
remaining flexible, positive and open to change
Communicates and engages on the vision for performance
culture, high performing teams and individuals and successful change management
Communicates to all employees the benefits of a
change-ready culture
Understands technology used in existing and new
HR solutions and provides guidance to employees
General Administrative Duties:
Monitors and follow-up completion of HR
processes and documents within the area of jurisdiction; (e.g. employment
contracts extensions; separation clearance forms, etc.);
Establishes a leave plan, support implementation
of the plan, share necessary forms to be completed, brief staff on their
entitlements, in line with the contract terms and conditions and enter data in
WINGS and send documents to the HR CO;
Coordinates provision of psycho-social support
to colleagues and family members within the area of operation;
Input staff data in the HR management systems
(WINGS, PASport, spreadsheets, etc.) as appropriate;
Ensure Service Contract Evaluation (SCE) Forms
are completed before end of contract;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN
World Food Programme (WFP) Human Resources Business Partner Assistant job
opportunity should hold a University degree in either hold Human Resources,
Business Administration, Social Sciences, or any other related fields, obtained
from a recognized university.
A minimum of five years of experience in either,
human resources operations work, or any other related field, acquired from a
reputable organization.
Good command of oral and written English is
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge HR Business Partnering and
administrative work practices and methods, gained through relevant technical
training and experience;
Good communication skills and basic
understanding of HR principles and their application in order to respond to and
resolve general HR queries;
Ability to develop and maintain relationships
with a wide range of individuals in order to provide a high quality support
Ability to collate, analyse and compile relevant
data from a variety of sources in order to produce periodic reports for
Knowledge and experience using computer MS
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food
Programme (WFP) are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link
Deadline: 14th
December 2017
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