Human Resources Analyst at UNDP. 147 views


Purpose:  Effective delivery of HR services, interprets and applies HR policies, rules and regulations, implements internal procedures and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues.

Reporting structure and partners:  Reports to Operations Manager, 4 direct reports (HR Associates and Assistants).  Works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in the CO and with UNDP HQs staff to ensure successful CO performance in HR management.

Duties and Responsibilities

1)   Provides support to the implementation of HR strategies and policies, through:

  • Full compliance of HR activities with UN rules and regulations, UNDP policies, procedures and strategies; effective implementation of the internal control, analysis of parameters in support of proper design and functioning of the HR management system.
  • CO HR business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management
  • Analysis and elaboration of proposals on the strategic approach to recruitment in the CO, proper use of contractual modalities, forecast of the staffing needs, performance evaluation and staff career development management.
  • Full accountability of the corporate Dashboards and ensure compliance with applicable requirements for HR data management.

2)   Provides support to effective human resources management, through:

  • Management of recruitment processes including job descriptions, vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, organization and participation in the interview panels for local and international positions.
  • Preliminary review of submissions to the Compliance Review bodies.
  • Management of contracts in and outside Atlas. Monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, HR data, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, adjustments and separations through Atlas.
  • Management of International staff entitlements and position funding delegated to the HR Unit.
  • Development and management of rosters.
  • Participation in UNDP Oversight and Support Team meetings as applicable.

3)  Provides support to proper staff performance management and career development, through:

  • Analysis of requirements and elaboration of the protocol for performance appraisal process, facilitation of the process.
  • Act as CO Learning Manager
  • Elaboration of proposals on and implementation of strategic staffing policies in line with career development.

4)   Ensures conduct of UN and UNDP-related surveys, through:

  • Organization and coordination of comprehensive and interim local salary, hardship and place-to-place surveys in coordination with the supervisor.

5)   Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO through:

  • Participation in the organization and conduct of training for the operations/programme staff on HR issues.
  • Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in HR
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Core Competencies:

  • Innovation

Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Leadership

Ability to persuade others to follow

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Communication

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Delivery

Ability to get things done

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)


Technical Competencies:

  • Human Resources Management (General)

Knowledge of HR management issues and principles and the ability to apply them to strategic and/or practical situations.

Level 3: Apply & Adapt (Recognized contributor with demonstrated ability)

  • Learning and Development

Knowledge of enterprise learning and development issues, concepts, and principles, and ability to apply them to enhance the fulfillment and performance of employees

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Performance Management

Ability to manage organization, department and employee goals

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Recruiting

Knowledge of recruiting issues, procedures, and principles and the ability to apply them to strategic and/or practical situations to secure quality candidates

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks

  • Knowledge Management

Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Team Building

Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of professionals towards common goals    Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

  • Training

Ability to ascertain need, plan, design, and execute training

Level 2: Execute & Learn (Perform defined tasks)

Required Skills and Experience


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with two additional years of relevant work experience is accepted in lieu of Master’s degree.


  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing HR advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Ukrainian



Important applicant information

All posts in the NO categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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UNDP works in more than 170 countries to simultaneously reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development that leads to transformational change, and brings about real improvements in people’s lives. We promote an integrated approach to achieve sustainable development that tackles the connected issues of multidimensional poverty, inequality and exclusion, and sustainability, while enhancing knowledge, skills and production technologies to reduce risks and sustain development gains for both people and the planet. We help countries build their capacity to integrate environmental considerations into development plans and strategies, including through managing and sustainably using natural resources; ensuring that natural wealth is used to improve people’s lives; promoting economic recovery and livelihoods; and developing social inclusion policies and social protection for those in need, thus supporting the achievement of 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.

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