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UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UNDP is the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System and serves as the integrator for collective action to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With presence in 170 countries and territories, UNDP endeavors to help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress. UNDP personnel are united by a common purpose: to help countries and communities across the world pursue peaceful, prosperous lives, lived in harmony with the planet. Drawing on the diversity of UNDP’s client needs and partnerships, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is the hub for the global HR function for UNDP, providing strategy, policy setting, guidance and oversight. In addition, OHR provides a broad range of HR advisory and talent management services enabling UNDP to deliver fully integrated development solutions at corporate level. In this context, OHR is focused on the implementation of an ambitious and forward-looking people strategy, People for 2030, which will progressively transform UNDP’s culture and enable its workforce capacity to deliver more and better results. Through People for 2030, OHR aims to be at the leading edge of HR in the international development sector by developing high quality and innovative human resources solutions and driving transformation across UNDP. The Talent Acquisition and People Programmes (TAPP) works to enable the development of new strategic staffing and talent acquisition initiatives with a view to build a Centre for Excellence in Talent Acquisition and Management that caters to UN system agency clients as well as other potential partners. TAPP supports talent acquisition strategies, including UNDP’s employer value proposition, recruitment marketing, assessment and selection and onboarding. In addition, TAPP is also responsible for managing externally funded people programmes and early talent programmes. These programmes include the Junior Professional Officer, Specialist for Development, Senior Technical Expert Programme, Graduate Programme as well as internship and fellowship programmes. TAPP provides end to end HR services to donors, UN agencies and staff members hired under these programmes. Services include HR administration, recruitment, advisory, learning and career development support. The Talent Acquisition and Partnership Analyst will contribute to to the implementation and further development of activities related to talent acquisition strategies, with a focus on recruitment marketing, partnerships and dedicated strategies/programmes aimed at diversity and under-represented groups
Duties and Responsibilities:
Talent Engagement Network activities (30%)Coordinates and further develops the following networks/initiatives: UNDP Brand Ambassador initiative, where identified UNDP employees will engage in sharing stories and other experiences/content on the social media to help promoting UNDP as an Employer of Choice. UNDP Career Ambassador initiative, where students from selected universities support engagement of early talent, promote UNDP’s internships and job opportunities in their universities, and provide peer advice to students on job/career opportunities with UNDP. Alumni Associations for participants in UNDP young talent programmes, including JPO, Graduate and Fellowship Programmes.
Recruitment marketing and HR communication activities (30%)Supports the implementation of the UNDP Employer Value Proposition (EVP) Strategy. Supports OHR/TAPP social media presence and activities to strengthen UNDP as an employer of choice. Supports content management and further development of the UNDP Careers website. Supports and monitors targeted outreach campaigns.
Talent acquisition partnerships and reporting (40%)Supports the development and implementation of early talent acquisition partnership strategies and programmes, including resource mobilization strategies. Contributes to the implementation of the Action Plan towards under-represented countries. Coordinates and develops outreach and partnership initiatives related to diversity and under-represented groups, including targeted outreach campaigns. Monitors the UNDP Internship Programme (figures and trends, best practices). Supports the coordination and further development of the UNDP Fellowship Programme (placement identification, partnership relation with sponsoring entities, communication with hiring units, monitoring and evaluation). Prepares related statistical and analytical reports on TAPP-managed People Programmes to be shared with donor counterparts and/or UNDP management. Other related activities as deemed necessary.
Direct supervisor: Talent Acquisition and Partnership Specialist (BMS/OHR/TAPP). This position is located in the Communications, Partnerships & Outreach team in the Talent Acquisition and People Programme (TAPP) unit, part of the UNDP Bureau for Management Services / Office of Human Resources.
Core Competencies Achieve Results: LEVEL 2: Scale up solutions and simplifies processes, balances speed and accuracy in doing work Think Innovatively: LEVEL 2: Offer new ideas/open to new approaches, demonstrate systemic/integrated thinking Learn Continuously: LEVEL 2: Go outside comfort zone, learn from others and support their learning Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 2: Adapt processes/approaches to new situations, involve others in change process Act with Determination: LEVEL 2: Able to persevere and deal with multiple sources of pressure simultaneously Engage and Partner: LEVEL 2: Is facilitator/integrator, bring people together, build/maintain coalitions/partnerships Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 2: Facilitate conversations to bridge differences, considers in decision making
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies:Communications - Social media: Ability to represent and promote the UNDP brand in virtual communities and networks HR-Talent Acquisition - EVP management and marketing: Ability to create and manage employer value proposition and align it to the needs of the organization and the workforce HR-Talent Acquisition - Talent outreach and sourcing: Knowledge of and ability to develop and implement strategies, mechanisms and platforms to ensure the effective outreach to the relevant segments of the labour market, active and passive candidates internally and externally Business Management - Partnership management: Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts and others in line with UNDP strategy and policies Business Management - Digital awareness and literacy: Ability and inclination to rapidly adopt new technologies, either through skilfully grasping their usage or through understanding their impact and empowering others to use them as needed Business Management - Project management: Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals
Desired additional skills and competencies:Experience in drafting corporate reports and analysing surveys. Experience in web-based management and database management. Experience from the UN / international sector. Experience in early talent sector / student employment market. Required Skills and Experience
Education: Master’s Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree in a related field of expertise. Experience: A minimum of two years of paid working experience in a relevant field, required.
Required Skills:Experience in early talent acquisition. Experience in digital communication and social media use. Experience in partnership management and client relations.
Language:English is required French and/or Spanish, desirable.
Travel:UNDP will cover the cost of travel of the individual to the duty station (Copenhagen, Denmark), as well as their return to their home upon completion of their services.
The following documents shall be required from the applicants:Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers. A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position. Disclaimer 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.
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