Human Resources Manager - Career Development and Employee Experience, Copenhagen, Denmark

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Country: Denmark

City: Copenhagen, Denmark

Office: UNDP Copenhagen

Job ID: 23536

Practice Area - Job Family: Management

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 04/07/2019

Duty Station: Copenhagen, Denmark

Education & Work Experience: I-Master’s Level Degree - 7 year(s) experience

Languages: English

Grade: P4

Vacancy Type: TA International

Posting Type: External

Bureau: Management

Contract Duration: 364 days


As UNDP implements its new people strategy, People for 2030, it will provide improved opportunities for, and better targeting of, learning and development in order to increase organizational capability and effectiveness and drive employee engagement. In order to implement People for 2030, UNDP will develop and implement a learning and development strategy aligned with UNDP’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021. This will also entail an updated governance structure for learning and development at corporate level and the related financial mechanism. The strategy will build upon the following measures: Identify corporate learning needs aligned to the core competencies of UNDP and incorporating mandatory training,

Develop and provide targeted learning opportunities based on a corporate capability analysis, utilizing state of the art IT solutions,

Enhance on-the-job learning opportunities including job shadowing, detail assignments and temporary rotations,

Work with managers to improve their ability to develop themselves and their teams

People for 2030 will enable UNDP to attract, develop, retain and motivate a highly skilled and diverse workforce. It will shape and cultivate a workplace that enables the organization’s staff to be productive, valued and rewarded. The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is responsible for driving this strategy and leading the provision of HR business focused services. Based primarily in HQ in New York and Copenhagen, the Office of Human Resources is one of the pillars of the Bureau for Management Services (BMS).

Within OHR, the Talent Development Unit (TDU) plays a role an important role in the talent development process including developing frameworks, programmes, tools and partnerships. The team is accountable for cultivating a UNDP culture of continuous learning and for ensuring UNDP’s offerings in learning and development optimize its investment in talent so that the organization has the human capability to deliver on its strategic goals. They provide thought leadership and are a role model for leadership development, organizational learning, capability development and career development. Enhancing learning and development in UNDP aims to achieve three objectives: a) elevate our organizational capabilities to enable UNDP to develop excellence in key areas, b) develop individual capabilities, c) develop managers to manage themselves and their people effectively.