Human Resources Associate SC6 Roster

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Application deadline 8 days ago: Tuesday 31 Jan 2023 at 12:59 UTC

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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


Job Title: HR Associate Grade: SC6 Type of contract: Service Contract Duration: 6-12 months depending on assignment Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand oversees operations in 15 countries plus the Pacific, reaching 30 million people with assistance valued at US $3 billion. The portfolio ranges from humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, to school meals in Cambodia and Laos, supporting government social protection schemes in India and Pakistan, climate change adaptation in Nepal and Sri Lanka, nutrition for mothers and children in Bangladesh and Timor Leste, to emergency preparedness in Indonesia and the Pacific.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

To co-ordinate and deliver a full range of end-to-end recruitments from planning, sourcing to onboarding. Pro-actively partner with hiring managers to ensure that staffing needs and workforce planning requirements are well established. Facilitate an effective HR service to meet the requirements of the Regional operations and priorities. Provide advice on WFP HR policies and procedures on recruitment, selection and related activities.

Reporting to the HR Officer, the Human Resources Associate will be assigned for the following duties (not all-inclusive).

• Be responsible for all aspects of recruiting activities in alignment with WFP corporate direction and Regional priorities, working with managers to understand their needs and prioritizing solutions to recruit and develop a high calibre workforce to deliver the business strategy.

• Analyse and recommend options for an optimum candidate sourcing approach to generate a good gender balanced candidate pipeline and roster (i.e. Career Site/Job Board, Active search on Social Media, Internal Referral, Agency etc.) as well as other creative avenues for job search. Identify partners that could accelerate the recruitment process and/or TA approach.

• Own the selection processes including screening, coordinating tests, case studies, organizing interviews, acquiring hiring manager’s and panels assessments and conducting reference checks.

• Maintain and develop relationships with all key partners within the Regional Bureau, Country Offices and Headquarters.

• Support TA activities in the region by providing sourcing of gender balanced talent pipeline.

• Identify evolving needs of the organisation and recommend changes in TA processes and procedures, to support improvements in TA services.

• Compile and analyse variety of data on TA activities, for statistics on TA achievements and trends.

• Prepare a range of HR documentation required for job offer

• Assess and take timely administrative action related to staff deployment to enable WFP to respond quickly to a crisis.

• Any other related duties as required.


EDUCATION • Completion of secondary school education. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Business/Public Administration or related fields is an advantage.


• Six or more years of responsible work experience in Human Resources administration in a global/multinational organization, with a minimum of three years’ experience in running the full-cycle of recruitment activities.

• Proficiency in MS Office skills in Excel and PowerPoint.


• Knowledge of an e-recruitment tool or similar HR recruitment systems.

• Experience in training others on recruitment tools and procedural activities on end-to-end recruitments.

• Strong number orientation with ability to analyse data and reports

• Ability to make recommendations for recruitment, selection activities, and process improvement

• Good communication skills and ability to establish relationships with a variety of individuals across the organization.


• Proficiency in both oral and written communication skills in English and Thai


Tuesday 31 January 2023, 23:59 hrs Bangkok Time

This vacancy announcement is for Nationals from Thailand. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (


Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service

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