Human Resources

United Nations Office for Project Services, Dakar, Senegal

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th June, 2021

Job Description

Functional Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Analyst, the intern's responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Monitoring of the classification of terms of reference
  • Verification of the format and quality of the Terms of Reference to ensure that the correct grammar and format are used before publication
  • Conduct and follow-up of reference checks
  • Follow-up and reminders regarding the completion of compulsory courses by staff
  • Writing interview reports and other human resources reports, if applicable
  • Track approvals for contract changes
  • Monitoring of budget lines with recruiting units during recruitments
  • Liaise with the third-party recruitment agency for the issuance of contracts and contract extensions
  • Logistical assistance in the planning, organization and preparation of interviews, trainings and other relevant events
  • Support the identification and documentation of best practices and lessons learned, including coordination and sharing of knowledge and documentation methodologies
  • Updating of personnel files and files relating to human resources management 
  • Monitoring and updating of the training database
  • Provide assistance in the review process of applications received under the supervision of his supervisor
  • Provide support in the implementation of gender action plans and staff survey
  • Monitor HR statistics and provide effective support in monitoring HR performance indicators

Education / Experience / Language requirements


  • To be registered in a university study program such as the License, the Masters or the Ph.D in Human Resources Management, Management and Business Administration or in or in any other related field.
  • Have obtained a diploma equivalent to the License, the Masters or the Ph.D in the three years preceding the date of the application.


  • No previous work experience is required.
  • Previous experience in the field of human resources management would be an asset.
  • Ability to work with MS Office is required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and / or Google Suite applications is an asset.


  • Perfect command of French is compulsory.
  • A good knowledge of English is highly desirable.


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