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Level: NOA

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date: 30 November 2018 - 5:00pm(Kampala time)

Duty station: Kampala, Uganda

Job ID: 19426



This is a re-advertisement, candidates who applied in prior vacancy do NOT need to re-apply.


 Job Summary

Under the overall guidance of the Representative and direct supervision of the International Operations Manager, the Human Resources & Admin Analyst ensures effective delivery of HR and Administrative services in the Uganda Country Office (CO).

The HR and Administrative Analyst interprets and applies HR and Administrative policies, rules and regulations, implements internal procedures and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR and Administrative issues. S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the CO and UNFPA-Integrated Field Support Presence / projects. S/he supervises clerical and support staff.

The HR and Administrative Analyst delivers quality services in HR, administration and finance to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Master’s Degree or equivalent in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge of human resource business processes is required.  Experience at the national or international level in providing Administrative/Finance and HR advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems is an asset. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.
  • Good command in Atlas is an asset.
  • A thorough understanding of the UN system in general and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda.


Excellent oral and written communications and editing skills in English; Fluency in national language of the duty station and knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.

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