HR Internships In Kenya – UNOPS

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HR Internships at UNOPS, Kenya

Vacancy code VA/2016/B5303/10601

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

HR Internship Functional Responsibilities

  • East Africa Hub HR offers services that are complimentary to the back end of the organization in all matters relating to HR. It offers complete turnkey HR solutions to serve its clients’ needs.
  • The intern will be expected to energetically engage in the support of HR tasks and to selectively drive particular work items on their own.

Their responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

The intern will be expected to energetically engage in the support of HR tasks and to selectively drive particular work items on their own.

Their responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Follow up on classification of ToRs
  • Checking format and quality of ToRs to ensure proper grammar and format is used in advertisements before they are posted
  • Conducting and following up on reference checks
  • Ensuring completion of mandatory courses by personnel
  • Processing interview reports and other HR reports where appropriate
  • Follow up on approvals for contract extensions
  • Follow up on budget lines with hiring units during recruitment’s
  • Liaising with the 3rd party recruitment agency on issuance of contracts and contract extensions
  • Logistical assistance in planning, organizing and preparation of interviews, trainings and and other relevant events
  • Support the identification and documentation of best practices and lessons learnt, including coordination and organization-wide implementation of knowledge sharing and documentation methodologies
  • Maintenance of personnel records for all personnel
  • Maintenance of the training database
  • Provide assistance in the longlisting and shortlisting process, as guided by the supervisor

Education/Experience/Language requirements for HR Internship

  • Enrollment in a University Degree Programme in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Applicants who have graduated from such studies within the recent three years will also be considered eligible for the position
  • Any prior work experience is not required.
  • A portfolio of relevant work would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, knowledge of French is an asset.

Competencies

Flexibility in performing multiple tasks concurrently will be required in order to achieve success in this role.

  • Professionalism –Ability to work systematically, accurately and under pressure.
  • Planning and organizing – Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan.
  • Result-oriented – Ability to focus on the result for the clients and respond positively to feedback
  • Client orientation – Ability to identify clients’ needs and appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.
  • Ability to deal with clients and to respond to their queries.
  • Communication – Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.
  • Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Analyzing Skills – Ability to make rational judgments for the available information and analysis and probe for further information or greater understanding of a problem and present with alternative options

Skills Required

  • Microsoft office word and excel

Preferred

  • Proof reading
  • Report writing
  • Follow up on classification of ToRs
  • Checking format and quality of ToRs to ensure proper grammar and format is used in advertisements before they are posted
  • Conducting and following up on reference checks
  • Ensuring completion of mandatory courses by personnel
  • Processing interview reports and other HR reports where appropriate
  • Follow up on approvals for contract extensions
  • Follow up on budget lines with hiring units during recruitment’s
  • Liaising with the 3rd party recruitment agency on issuance of contracts and contract extensions
  • Logistical assistance in planning, organizing and preparation of interviews, trainings and and other relevant events
  • Support the identification and documentation of best practices and lessons learnt, including coordination and organization-wide implementation of knowledge sharing and documentation methodologies
  • Maintenance of personnel records for all personnel
  • Maintenance of the training database
  • Provide assistance in the longlisting and shortlisting process, as guided by the supervisor

 

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