The UNFCCC secretariat is inviting applications for post of Chief, Human Resources unit

    The UNFCCC secretariat is seeking a consultant


    Organization:                     United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat


    Post title:                             Chief, Human Resources Unit (P-5)

    Contract term:                  One and a half years with possibility of extension


    Summary of responsibilities:

    You will ensure that human resource (HR) initiatives are integrated into the secretariat’s overall business planning; act as a catalyst for change to ensure the secretariat is able to meet its business objectives, link HR management with strategic goals and objectives to improve business performance and develop a work environment that fosters innovation and creativity; and lead the development and implementation of the HR Unit work programme.


    Experience required:

    • Advanced university degree in human resources, business or public administration, law, social and behavioral sciences, psychology, management or related area. A combination of relevant first degree and extensive experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
    • A minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible experience especially in the areas of human resources planning and management, recruitment, compensation, organizational planning and/or development, staff relations, learning and staff development, staff counseling etc.
    • At least three (3) years proven track record of working with senior managers to initiate and drive changes.
    • Demonstrated professional competence and success in the delivery of innovative and cost-effective HR services and the application of HR policies and procedures in a complex multicultural environment.
    • Proven track records in developing HR policies, position papers and related administrative guidelines.
    • Good knowledge and experience in human resources management in the United Nations common system and/or other international organizations.
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English.


    Link to announcement:

    Application deadline       26 August 2015

    Duty Station:                      Bonn, Germany

    Contact details:                 Applications are requested on-line for announcement number VA 15/030/AS


    Best regards

    Sabine Blaum (Ms.)

    Human Resources Assistant
    Administrative Services
    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
    Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, 53113 Bonn, Germany
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