Human Resources Officer (Talent Management)

Position Summary

Job CategoryVacancy
Vacancy Notice NumberICC/21/MUL/13
Position TitleHuman Resources Officer (Talent Management)
Position TypeFixed term
Number of Positions1
Date of Issue14/12/2021
Date of Closing16/01/2022
Annual Salary EstimationValencia, Spain: USD 80,507; Brindisi, Italy: USD 78,084; Rome, Italy: USD 81,812 (net, single rate, including post adjustment)
Duty StationValencia (Spain), Brindisi (Italy) or/and Rome, (Italy)
Organizational Location/UnitHuman Resources Section (CHR)

Position Description

Applications from women are particularly encouraged for this vacancy

Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of the position is to help drive UNICC’s overall talent management strategies.

Objectives of the Programme:

The objectives of the Centre, as stated by its mandate, are to provide information and communication technology (ICT) services (including training) on an inter-organizational basis.

Main duties and responsibilities:

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Head, Talent Management, within the Human Resources Section (CHR) and in close collaboration with the human resources team. The incumbent could be requested to do any others tasks of similar level in related fields.

Under guidance, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

Organizational design, workforce planning and change management:

  • Conduct position management, organizational design and strategic workforce planning in line with UNICC mandate
  • Participate in job reviews, promote awareness, and understanding and support dynamic evolution of organizational changes and effective posts management
    Staffing, mobility and outreach:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the UNICC talent strategy to attract and retain talents
  • Participate actively in the sourcing strategy including the development and implementation of outreach activities to improve diversity including gender parity at UNICC
  • Analyze, monitor and report on selection processes for management, including reports on gender parity, diversity etc.
  • Provide guidance and support in onboarding, contracting and review of benefits and entitlements, as and when required

Learning, Staff development and career management:

  • Contribute to organization-wide staff development activities to support organizational effectiveness, a culture of change management, inclusive leadership and individual development
  • Create talent pools including talent development interventions and succession and contingency framework
  • Identify new methodologies and approaches to encourage learning and knowledge sharing and to support career development and performance management at UNICC
  • Implement staff development activities, including training, workshops, coaching, and staff individual learning
  • Provide other ad hoc support either within your team or in other teams as required – this includes the participation in special projects or support to service delivery for short period of time on a part-time or full time basis upon request from the senior management

Recruitment Profile

Experience and Skills required:


  • Minimum five years of work experience in human resources management in an international setting, with an emphasis on selection and recruitment
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating initiatives, projects or programmes relevant to sourcing and selection
  • Proven experience providing HR advice and guidance to staff and managers


  • Work experience in the UN system or similar organizations is considered an asset



  • First university degree in Human Resources Management or related field


  • English: Expert knowledge is required
  • Spanish: Intermediate knowledge is desirable

UNICC Global Competencies:

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Communicating: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Demonstrates the ability to work constructively with people of all backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
  • Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity. Seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Producing results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: Is open to and proposes new approaches and ideas Adapts and responds positively to change

Other Information


Annual Salary Estimation (net of tax at single rate): 

  • Valencia, (Spain), including post adjustment (29,6% on November 2021): US$ 80,507.
  • Brindisi, (Italy), including post adjustment (25,7% on November 2021): US$ 78,084.
  • Rome, (Italy), including post adjustment (31,7% on November 2021): US$ 81,812.

UNICC also offers generous leave and absence allowances, flexible working hours, overtime compensation, teleworking, access to training, and depending on eligibility other benefits such as relocation grant, dependency allowance, language allowance, or education grant.

Closing date for applications:

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Geneva Time) on 16th January 2021.


  • Technical and/or personality tests may be carried out as part of the selection process
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
  • Though you may not be selected for this advertised position, the UNICC will keep your application in a roster if your profile is deemed to be of potential interest for the Centre. You may thus be solicited by our HR department to participate in an interview for another position

Applications from women are particularly encouraged for this vacancy

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