Deadline: 21 April, 2021

Location: Tripoli, Libya

World Health Organisations (WHO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources (HR) Assistant.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.


  • Post descriptions and forms required for establishment of new positions, and update organisation charts, initiate related position actions in GSM and liaise with HR unit and the Global Service Centre finalisation of newly established positions and recruitment of professional staff
  • Administer the recruitment of staff and non-staff, and publish vacancy announcements, screen applicants, and finalise necessary arrangements for tests/interviews
  • Conduct reference checks and initiate necessary appointment actions
  • Finalise contractual arrangements for special service agreements (SSAs), consultants and agreements for performance of work through the procurement module
  • Monitor expiration of all types of staff and non-staff contracts and initiate extension, separation and other staffing actions in GSM
  • Attach necessary documents and check availability of funds
  • Track concerned units/stakeholders on necessary arrangements regarding travel, visas, residency permits, security clearances, travel authorisations, hotel bookings for staff and non-staff
  • Update and maintain HR confidential files (electronic and hard copies), including performance appraisal records, ensuring confidentiality, and providing related statistical information and reports as and when necessary
  • Ensure the timely submission of performance management reports


  • Secondary education supplemented with administrative training
  • University degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or a related field will be a plus
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in the area of administration, including experience in HR management
  • Relevant experience in the UN system
  • Knowledge of human resources management policies and procedures
  • Very good time management and stress management skills
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of WHO/UN procedures and HR practices as applicable to the administrative level will be a plus
  • Expert knowledge of English and Arabic

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: WHO/Pierre Virot


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