Organisational Unit: UNU Centre Administration, Human Resources
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars, engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States.
UNU is searching for an outstanding Human Resources Manager who will have responsibility for the full spectrum of human resources activities that align with the objectives of the United Nations University. The post is located at UNU Centre (Administration) in Kuala Lumpur.
The Human Resources Manager, reporting to the Director of Administration, will professionally manage the human resources function, with a view to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals for positions at the United Nations University, offer guidance on performance management and training, as well as career development objectives at the University.
Specific responsibilities, to be undertaken in a coordinated fashion with human resources personnel at UNU Centre and UNU institutes and programmes, will include:
Required qualifications and experience include:
The position also requires:
Remuneration will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and will be within the salary scale of NO-A/B level of the National Professional Officer salary scale for Kuala Lumpur (duty station) in the UN Common System salary scale, plus benefits. For more information, please visit:
This is a full-time fixed-term appointment. The period of the initial contract would be for a one-year term with the likelihood of renewal on the basis of excellent performance. The mandatory retirement age in the United Nations is 65 years.
Staff members of the United Nations University are international civil servants subject to the authority of the Rector and may be assigned to any of the activities or offices of the United Nations University.
This is a locally recruited post. National Professional Officers shall be of the nationality of the country where the office concerned is located, in this particular case Malaysia.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications, preferably by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org), and must include the following:
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The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).