Vacancy Announcement No. ICSC/01/2015 Deadline for submission of applications: 16 November 2015 Senior Human Resources Policies Officer Human Resources Policies Division
International Civil Service Commission, New York
Level of the post: P-5 Duration of assignment: Two years, renewable Date of entry: 1 March 2016
The International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) which is based in New York, was established by the United Nations General Assembly to regulate and coordinate the conditions of service of the United Nations common system. The common system is composed of approximately 20 organizations, programmes and funds located throughout the world. The Senior Human Resources Policies Officer reports directly to the Chief of the Human Resources Policies Division (HRPD).
The role of HRPD is to review develop and coordinate implementation of Human Resources Management policies for the common system. The Senior Human Resources Policies Officer is expected to formulate proposals for consideration by the Commission and guide in their common system wide implementation. Policy formulation covers a wide span of human resources related issues including, job evaluation, pay and allowances, performance management, recruitment, and gender/diversity strategies and career and staff development to support unity of implementation in the United Nations system. In addition, the Senior Human Resources Policies Officer is responsible for monitoring the implementation of decisions of the General Assembly and Commission, ensuring and/or facilitating consistency of interpretation and overall practice. This post is one of four professionals reporting to the Chief of the Division, deputizing in his/her absence.