Vacancy for Human Resources Officer in Bonn, Germany


The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the focus of the political process to address Climate Change. The UNFCCC secretariat supports the Convention, its Kyoto Protocol and the historic Paris Agreement through a range of activities, including substantive and organizational support to meetings of the Parties and the implementation of commitments. It is a dynamic organization working in a politically challenging environment to help resolve one of the defining environmental issues of our time.

The mandate of the Administrative Services pprogramme is the overall facilitation, support and guidance to programmes and the secretariat at large in the utilization and management of the human, financial and other resources for the continued implementation of the core work and the mandated activities of the secretariat to ensure efficiency, compliance and appropriate accountability, and the facilitation of crosscutting common services and functions. Responsibilities include the development, implementation and compliance monitoring of administrative policies and procedures for the UNFCCC secretariat in the areas of finance, budget, human resources, procurement, travel and general services.

Where will you be working

You will join the Human Resources Unit (HRU) and report to the Chief of Human Resources; additional guidance may also be received from the Director of Administrative Services (AS). HRU is accountable for the full range of UN human resources activities, including policy, recruitment, classification, staff administration, staff development, performance management, administration of justice and protocol.

What will you be doing

You will be accountable for the delivery of HR services to designated client groups which covers administration of entitlements using the newly deployed ERP system. You may also support the unit’s work in HR policy development and innovation of current systems and processes. You will supervise a team of HR Assistants as first level supervisor.

What are we looking for

Educational background Required:

  • A Master university degree in human resources management, public administration, business administration, law or a related area. A combination of a first level university degree plus additional two years of relevant working experience at the professional level may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.

Experience Required:

At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management specifically in the area of benefits administration. Two (2) years of this experience should have been in an international environment, preferably in the United Nations. At least three (3) years of demonstrated experience with large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (e.g., SAP, UMOJA, Oracle, PeopleSoft).

Read more: https://unfccc.int/secretariat/employment/recruitment/