International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Senior Human Resources Assistant Jobs in Tanzania

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Senior Human Resources Assistant Jobs in Tanzania

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Human Resources Section, Arusha, under the supervision of the Chief, Human Resources Section.


Specific tasks include but are not limited to (Staff Administration):

• Advise and provide guidance to Human Resources Assistants/Clerks in the administration of all staff member entitlements and benefits to ensure accuracy and consistency in the application of appropriate staff rules, regulations and procedures;

• S/he will monitor the contractual status of staff; regularly review and maintain the information in the Electronic Resources Management system “Umoja”, to identify cases which need attention and follow up on actions related to the administration of entitlements, ensuring consistency in the application of the Staff Rules and Regulations;

• Review and revise information in the Personnel Management System (PIMS);

• Prepare letters of appointment for renewal;

• Review non-routine cases and provide basic research on existing policies, procedures and precedents in order to provide draft responses and recommendations for authorization and/or approval by senior management;

• Draft communication for internal Information Circulars;

• Train new staff within the Section;

• Maintain the non-standard rules and regulations data of the Section;

• Assist in the administration of IRMCT staff in both The Hague and Arusha branches as well as Judges, in order to provide the required human resources support;

• Provide advice and statistical information on e-Performance;

• Perform research for projects, organise and analyse data and prepare statistical reports;

• Performs ad-hoc duties as required.

Specific tasks include but are not limited to (Recruitment):

• Advise and provide guidance to Human Resources Assistants/Clerks in all aspects of recruitment and selection.

• Review the creation and updating of Vacancy Announcements/Job Openings;

• Evaluate and screen applications;

• Participate in the interview process as required;

• Conduct pre-recruitment formalities such as verifying academic qualifications and calculating salaries and benefits;

• Interpret and apply recruitment policies and procedures;

• Draft Inter-Agency Mobility Agreements, arrange travel, review and process requests for entitlements and exceptions to the Staff Rules and Regulations concerning travel entitlements and payment of emoluments;

• Administer the recruitment of WAE appointments, individual contractors and consultants;

Primary recruitment liaison with the all tribunal sections;

• Performs ad hoc duties as required.


• Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.

• Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

• Client Orientation – Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; demonstrated ability to use computer technology.

    Work Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience within the UN system of which 5 years must be HR related is required

  • Knowledge of UN Staff Rules and Regulations is required.

  • Umoja Partner Certification or 5 years as an HR Partner is required.

  • LPE (Local Process Expert) is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French is an asset.

    How to Apply

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