HR Assistants

United Nations Children's Fund

Budapest, Hungary

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

UNICEF is seeking candidates to support the HR Administration Section as Human Resources Assistants at the GS-4 level in the Global Shared Services Centre in Budapest, Hungary. This is a great opportunity for career development in a fast-paced, multicultural context and for taking the first step towards an international career as part of the UN family.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Monitor UNICEF staff personnel records:

  • Perform necessary administrative actions on contractual status, entitlements, mobility and hardship allowances.
  • Maintain staff entitlements and profiles in SAP-HR
  • Draft correspondence to follow up on staff contractual status and request recommendations

Maintain electronic reporting system for Human Resources Processes:

  • Ensure timely and accurate execution of administrative actions
  • Update reporting system with status changes (e.g. contractual status, marriage status)

Responsible for understanding changes in policy procedures:

  • Review policy and participate in GSSC staff meetings to keep informed of changes
  • Ensure appropriate action is taken in accordance with policy changes

Prepare and initiate major Human Resources documents:

  • Create employment verification letters
  • Complete background work for Disability and Worker's Compensation claims for submission to appropriate departments

As an advocate for every child, you will have…

  • Completion of secondary education (high school diploma) is a minimum requirement
  • University level courses in human resources and business administration are desirable
  • Four years of relevant work experience in human resources is required. A completed university degree from an accredited institution will be counted toward the minimum work experience requirements (4 years).
  • Previous hands-on experience in planning, organizing and delivering administrative support services is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of Products (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint) is required
  • Work experience with a development organization is an asset
  • Knowledge of UN and UNICEF'S rules, regulations and procedures is an asset
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian,   Spanish) is a strong asset
  • Non - Hungarian citizens must be in possession of a work permit (not related to studies, job seeking or current employer) or be nationals of EU countries.