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    Apply: FAO Human Resources Associate

    Deadline: 26 June, 2020

    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Associate.

    FAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.


    • Provide and coordinate the delivery of comprehensive human resources support services
    • Ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulations as well as transparency and consistency of transactions and procedures
    • Coordinate a wide range of personnel actions including appointments, extensions, transfers, etc
    • Process requests and provide advice on entitlements
    • Review, maintain and update confidential personnel information records and files in the area of responsibility
    • Provide briefing and debriefing to staff members including answering queries on benefits and entitlements and personnel-related procedures
    • Handle non-routine and complex cases
    • Undertake research and analysis of entitlements and employment conditions and draft correspondence for Human Resources Officers
    • Coordinate support to the recruitment process of all categories of staff and non-staff including advising managers on the preparation of vacancy announcements
    • Coordinate interview arrangements with departments and applicants and prepare offers/terms of employment
    • Provide assistance to managers in the preparation of job profiles; provide advice on proposed changes to post functions
    • Collect background information on post management and update organisation charts and staffing tables
    • Research, compile and analyse information and statistics related to posts and staff; prepare briefs, reports or topical papers on trends and support management in control of the staffing function
    • Monitor and verify post management records


    • Secondary school education
    • Five year, minimum, of relevant experience in administrative and human resources support work
    • Thorough knowledge of the essential elements of human resources activities and transactions, including corporate policies, rules and procedures
    • Thorough knowledge of relevant corporate computerised administrative systems
    • Thorough knowledge of the communication and documentation standards
    • Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other official FAO languages
    • Very good knowledge of the MS Office applications, internet and office technology equipment
    • Working knowledge of Arabic

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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