The UNU is the academic arm of the United Nations system. Its mission is to contribute through collaborative research and postgraduate education, dissemination of knowledge and advisory services, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. The University functions as a think-tank for the United Nations system and for UN Member States providing knowledge-based policy advice.
HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES, P-4 Level
(DUTY STATION: KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA)
The Head of Human Resources is responsible for the design and implementation of human resources policies that support the global development of the United Nations University. He/She leads the human resources function with a view to meet the talent attraction, performance management and training as well as career development objectives at the University.
Qualifications: Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Human Resources Management, Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences, Law, Education or other relevant discipline.
Experience: At least 10 years Human Resources Management experience in a leadership role within an academic institution or international organization. The candidate should have strong managerial/leadership skills with a strong commitment to customer service
Candidates should possess excellent communication skills with fluency in oral and written English. Working knowledge of a second United Nations official language is desirable. Proven interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Applications from suitably qualified women candidates are particularly encouraged.
CLOSING DATE: 30 June 2012
Please visit http://www.unu.edu/employment for the full job description, requirements and application procedures. Application by email is highly encouraged.