HR Senior Assistant

United Nations Office for Project Services

Bangkok, Thailand

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

The UNOPS Bangkok Shared Service Centre (BSSC) is a Shared Services Centre (SSC) unit established for the purpose of providing internal, global and cost-effective transactional services which enhance the operational capacity of UNOPS and standardize systems and procedures. The BSSC, among other functions, carries out high-quality transactional services within the area of personnel administration, contract management, benefits & entitlements and payroll to UNOPS and its partners. To ensure increased cost-efficiency and consistency with UNOPS systems, BSSC has expanded its services to include both Individual Contractor Agreement (ICAs) and UN staff members. 

For young professionals, a job within UNOPS BSSC offers the opportunity to enter the United Nations system via crucial back office service delivery in an engaging and development-focused work environment as part of a dynamic and effective UN entity. BSSC jobs offer a platform of learning and exposure to UNOPS' operations and the greater UN system.

 Background Information

Reporting to the Team Lead – Staff Administration, the HR Senior Assistant supports the immediate work team in providing global HR support, ensuring high quality of work, accurate, timely and properly recorded/documented service delivery. The work area is within contract administration and benefits & entitlements for UN staff members.

The HR Senior Assistant promotes a client-oriented and consistent approach with regards to UNOPS’ policies and UN Staff Regulations and Rules in accordance with the corporately established protocols. S/he works in close collaboration with operations personnel in field offices and with UNOPS’ HQ personnel to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery. 

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • High school diploma is required. 
  • Secondary Education with specialized certification in HR is an asset. 
  • A BA or MA degree may substitute required years of work experience.


  • 5 years progressive experience in supporting a human resource management area is required.
  • Proficiency in computers and office software packages (MS Office, Google) and experience in handling of web-based management systems is required.
  • Knowledge of UN policies, procedures and practices is desirable.
  • Experience in use of HR information systems, including OneUNOPS is desirable.

Language Requirements: 

  • Fluency in written and oral English is required. 
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish is highly desirable.