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Human Resource Development Associate

Job Category:
Human Resources
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP Bio Saline
Posted On:
31 May, 2008
Last Date to apply:
13 June, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 4 years experience in HR administration and management;
She/he shall have a clear understanding of Project objectives and be able to support and implement UNDP HR policies. Possess leadership and problem-solving skills and sensitivity to gender issues; Have a strong commitment to community participation and empowerment; Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from different cultures/backgrounds.

He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills


Scope of work

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.


The Project requires the services of a Human Resource Development Associate who will report to Sr. Admin and Finance Officer and will undertake the following activities.
Scope of work
*        Designing the HRD component of the project and develop system needed to implement it, including:-
  •         Identification of training needs of participating village communities and project staff;
  •         Developing sector and area specific skill development packages including their curricula
  •         Establishing baseline data for subsequent impact assessment in the field for the skills developed
  •        Oversee implementation of the human resource development programme, including guiding and technically supervising implementation of different HRD activities;
  •         Collaborating with other Specialists for strategic planning, development of annual work plan, design and adoption of monitoring formats for HRD activities, regular assessment and planning exercise.
  •       Provide sectoral input into the planning and budgetary process, including: Establishing collaborative linkages with other development institutions and public service department whose resources could be utilised for furtherance of project's HRD objectives;
  •         Developing interventions for gender sensitivities and perspectives based on guidance received from the Project Director and the Project Manager
  •          Preparing monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports about HRD activities for compilation by the M & E Specialist.
  •        Work closely with other departments, assisting staff to understand and implement HR policies and procedures;
  •        Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation;
    Liaising with a wide range of organisation’s involved in areas such as gender sensitivity,  disability, health, insurance and safety;
  •        Where needed, developing job descriptions, prepare advertisements, checking application, initiate short listing process, arrange interviews and process minutes;
  •         Facilitate preparation of performance appraisal forms, coordinate with Administrative Officer on disciplinary procedures and leave management
  •         Develop, update and maintain the file management system and other related documents;
  •         Resolve day to day HR issues of staff in consultation with National Project Manger and Administrative Officer and Manage leave monitoring system, leave records, daily attendance sheets;
  • Prepare and publish vacancy advertisement in the newspapers, update all personnel files accordingly and maintain staff contracts extension sheet.
  • Planning and delivering induction training for new staff on need basis.
  • Any other duties as requested by the management


Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master DegreeMasters Degree Masters Degree in Human Resource Management / MBA with specialization in HR