OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Administration and Finance division provides administrative and financial services to all the regional activities and programmes to facilitate the achievement of WHO objectives.
The objectives of the Human Resources Unit are to carry out, in a strategic, timely and service-oriented manner, all human resources activities for the WHO Regional Office and country offices under its responsibility, including workforce planning and analysis, staffing, policy formulation and interpretation, medical services, learning and development, conflict resolution, and strategic advice on human resources matters to staff and management.
The Regional Human Resources Manager (RHRM) oversees human resources function at the WHO Regional Office and ensures the proper application of established staff rules, regulations, policies and practices.
The RHRM also implements the various elements of the HR strategy, provides guidance and counsel on HR policy matters and issues, proposes, develops for approval, and implements HR policies which align regional and global HR strategy and HR management with WHO business strategy and performance.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the general guidance of the Director of Administration and Finance (DAF), the incumbent is responsible for the following duties :
6.Perform other duties, as required.
Essential : Advanced university degree (master's or above) in human resources management, organizational development, education, psychology or related field.
Desirable : Studies or training in law, labor relations, or other areas of essential education not covered above.
Essential : Minimum seven years of progressively responsible experience in human resources or a related area (including marketing, customer service, business development, etc.
of which at least five years were in a managerial position at the national and international levels.
Desirable : Experience in HR management in an international organization or private enterprise with international operations.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Moving forward in a changing environment
Promoting innovation and Organizational learning
Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential : Expert knowledge of written and spoken English.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 73,516 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2714 per month for the duty station indicated above.
Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.