Human Resources Officer at UNOPS

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the SDC Human Resources Specialist, the Human Resources Officer delivers high-quality and consistent delivery of effective HR services (recruitment, contract and performance management of talent) to the client office, ensuring full compliance with UN rules and regulations, UNOPS policies and procedures and internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management. Under the guidance, the HR Officer provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues in a collaborative, client-oriented manner in the following areas:

  1. Support to policy development and implementation
  2. Advisory Services
  3. Talent Acquisition and Administration
  4. Team Management
  5. Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing

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  • Advanced University degree (Master’s or equivalent) preferably in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Social or Behavioral Sciences.
  • OR a First University degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in or related fields combined with 2 years of relevant experience.

Experience required:

  • A minimum of one year of experience in professional-level recruitment and/or HR generalist services in an international, public or corporate organization.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
  • Proficiency in the usage of computers and office software packages. (Google suite, MS Office)

Experience desirable: The following experience is optional. Candidates who do not have it are welcome to apply.

  • Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.
  • Experience in UNOPS is desirable.


  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of another, official UN language is desirable.

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