Duties and Qualifications :
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a full time temporary position within Division of Human Resources Global Learning and Development Centres Regional Talent Management Advisory team in Panama City, Panama.
The Snr Talent Management and Performance Officer will be based in one of UNHCR Regional Bureaux (Panama, Bangkok, Amman, Nairobi, Pretoria or Geneva) and effectively work across the respective regions.
UNHCR is looking for exceptional candidates for this pilot initiative with a background in Human Resources, Change Management or Organizational Psychology / behaviour or similar.
There is ample room to help shape the role. Still, we are looking for a candidates attracted to complex and fast-paced working environments where you will have to navigate internal and external relationships to deliver impactful solutions.
The Temporary Appointment will be for 1 year initially but can be extended for another year subject to funding availability.
UNHCR is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.
Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. We are in over 125 countries, using our expertise to protect and care for millions.Organisational context
The Regional Talent Management Advisory team is a pilot project with a dual objective. Firstly, provide advice, support, and solutions to Bureaux and Operations regarding talent acquisition, talent retention, talent development, and career development.
Secondly, to identify and co-create integrated solutions to Bureaux / operational talent and people management issues drawing on the resources in the Global Learning and Development Center (in Budapest) and other entities in the Division of Human Resources to deliver (or to coordinate the delivery of) agile and results focused talent and people management solutions.
The position :
The Snr Talent Management and Performance Officer will work day-to-day with the Regional HR Partner (HRP) in implementing core talent programs such as talent reviews, career development, succession planning, and internal talent mobility.
S / he will work closely with the operation to assess regional talent needs and business gaps and implement appropriate strategies, processes, and systems to advance talent management within the region.
In addition, s / he will assist the HR partner in developing high potential talent and building a diverse future pipeline of leaders.
This is an exciting role for professionals who want to make a difference and seek results. The position will report to the Chief of the Regional Talent Management Advisory Team with a dotted or functional line to the HRP and work closely with the Bureaux functional leaders.
Duties and responsibilities :
Knowledge and practical experience in a professional capacity in a Human Resources function (organizational development, talent and performance management, recruitment or development).