Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child and has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential's to the benefit of a better world. Supplies are essential to fulfil children's rights. UNICEF procures and supplies over 5,000 products to address the needs of children. Supporting child survival and development programmes around the world, UNICEF-procured supplies are critical in providing for children's health, education and protecting them from abuse, exploitation and neglect.
For every child, commitment:
This position is housed in the Human Resources Centre (HRC) of UNICEF Supply Division (SD) and the function supports the Supply Community strategy. The strategy aims to ensure the continuous professional development of staff working in the Supply Function and to maintain a sense of professional belonging, team and togetherness. It also aims to foster knowledge exchange for "everyone everywhere in the Supply Community to be connected," to deliver results for children.
Under the supervision of the Organizational Learning & Development Manager (Supply Community), the HR Assistant (Supply Community) supports HRC work on emergency and critical deployments and work on roster management, global rotation for the supply function, mentoring, knowledge exchange for the Supply Community and work on staffing structures and Job Profiles for supply teams in the field. The position interacts closely with Supply & Logistics teams on a global level.
How can you make a difference?
Below are the key functions/accountabilities for this position.
Rotation and career development:
Maintenance of supply community HR data:
Knowledge Exchange: Contributes to the knowledge exchange pillar of the Supply Community strategy with ideas and planning and acts as a Facilitator of knowledge exchange (through sharing sessions, webinars, on the Yammer platform, etc.) on topic areas that are relevant to the Supply Community.
Rosters Maintenance and Deployments:
Staffing structures for supply teams:
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
Valid work permit and residency in Denmark at the time of submitting the application. Note that the selected candidate is responsible for obtaining any required extension of their residence permit as such an extension cannot be dependent on an employment with UNICEF.