Human Ressources Associate, Iran

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Country: Iran


Office: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme in

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

Job Identification : 7741

Locations : Iran, Islamic Republic of Teheran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Posting Date : 01/03/2023, 10:30 AM

Apply Before : 01/18/2023, 08:30 PM

Job Schedule : Full time

Agency : UNDP

Grade : G6

Vacancy Type : Fixed Term

Practice Area : Effectiveness

Bureau : Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific

Contract Duration : 1 Year with Possibility for extension

Education & Work Experience : Bachelor’s Degree - 3 year(s) experience

Required Languages : Farsi,English

Vacancy Timeline

2 Weeks

Mobility required/no mobility

no mobility required

Job Description


UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Ensures administration and implementation of HR strategies and policies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of HR recording and reporting systems with UNDP policies, procedures and strategies; proper functioning of the HR management system.

Provision of information and referral on corporate strategies, changes in rules and regulations, correct use of contractual modalities, application of entitlements, attendance and leave monitoring and etc .

2.Ensures effective administration of human resources focusing on achievement of the following results:

Provide information ) for monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries, adjustments and separations through corporate HR management system.

Support recruitment processes including posting vacancy announcements, identification of panelists, shortlisting, etc.

Maintenance of the Country Office staffing table.

Preparation or review of submissions to the Recruitment Compliance Panel Bodies (CRP).

Administration of the Country Office rosters.

Validation of cost-recovery charges for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies. Ascertain options and arrangements for services rendered to UN agencies.

Proactive monitoring of adherence to staff working hours. Also, promotion of work/family balance issues and other initiatives for staff wellbeing including those related to a safe and secure environment in the workplace.

Updates local office salary scales when required

3.Provides support to proper staff performance management and career development focusing on achievement of the following results:

Facilitation of the performance appraisal process and maintenance of the related data.

Participation in preparation of Country Office Learning plan and individual learning plans in consultation with the Senior Management.

Support the understanding of emerging corporate priorities and new learning initiatives; coordinate the organization of learning sessions)

Analysis of requirements and elaboration of the protocol for performance appraisal process, facilitation of the process.

Monitors and supports staff performance assessments.

4. Ensures support to the HR Activities of the UN focusing on achievement of the following results:

Organization and coordination of surveys initiated by the UN Country Team;
Represent UNDP at UN HR working group

Work with the sister agencies on common HR initiatives



Achieve Results:

LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline

Think Innovatively:

LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements

Learn Continuously

LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback

Adapt with Agility

LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible

Act with Determination

LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident

Engage and Partner

LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships

Enable Diversity and Inclusion

LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Required Skills and Experience


Secondary Education (High School Diploma) with specialized certification in HR OR

Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Management, Business or Public Administration or any other related field


Minimum 6 years (with secondary education) or 3 years of experience with (Bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible administrative experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in HR is a strong advantage

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and experience in handling of web-based management system

Proficiency in verbal and written English and Farsi.

Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.


Important information for US Permanent Residents (‚Green Card‘ holders)

Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment.

UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

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