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Senior Human Resources Officer (Global Roster)

International Organization for Migration


Under the overall supervision of the Head of Integrated Talent Management, direct supervision of the Head of the (Global) Recruitment Unit; and, in collaboration with the relevant units at Headquarters and the Administrative Centres, the Senior Human Resources Officer (Global Deployment Roster) will be responsible and accountable for managing the Global Deployment Roster. The successful candidate will identify and set up best practices on surge capacities.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Enhance the Global Deployment Roster and manage its functioning to ensure a constantly updated pipeline of qualified candidates is available for rapid deployments.
2. Identify and recommend reasonable short-, mid-, and long-term activities and milestones, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks for an efficient and agile Global Deployment Roster
3. Provide expert advice and guidance on the Global Deployment Roster to Senior Management and IOM Regional and Country Offices.
4. Plan, supervise and conduct regular outreach sessions for the Global Deployment Roster to inform potential candidates and hiring offices.
5. Manage the process improvement and the development of talent- related processes, practices, and strategies especially those pertaining to building and nurturing deployment pipeline.
6. Manage the HR Global Deployment Roster Team and oversee maintenance activities of the roster.
7. Liaise with ICT to ensure the smooth functioning of the deployment roster and address issues at short notice.
8. Supervise the development of knowledge and information management related to recruitment activities. Produce/ maintain knowledge products (repository, SOPs, templates, etc.) to facilitate replication of good practices and learning within the Team. Train/coach new staff and contribute to continuous capacity-building for existing staff in the Team.
9. Manage the preparation of periodic statistical reports, special reports, briefs and presentations in the area of recruitment. Provide support in collecting information for internal and external audits, verification requests, etc.
10. Manage a consistent, fair and transparent application/implementation of recruitment and HR policies globally.
11. Search, engage and attract passive talent by using a variety of sourcing techniques. Proactively contribute to the Recruitment Unit’s efforts to build efficient sourcing methodologies for critical roles across the organization.
12. Keeps abreast of best practices and related technological tools and participates in the definition of revised or new business requirements for existing Applicant Tracking System.
13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant experience; or,
• University degree in the above fields from an accredited academic institution with nine years of relevant professional experience


• Working experience in fast-paced environments is required;

• Experience in talent acquisition, talent management, staff development, performance management;
• Experience in supervising a team is required;
• Experience in sourcing and attraction, and recruitment marketing;
• Experience in supporting roles in a global shared service center or multi-countries operations supervising a team is highly desirable;
• Familiarity with Oracle Recruiting is desirable; and,
• Familiarity with the UN common system or similar systems is an advantage.


• Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
• Ability to design and implement innovative HR programs within a fast paced, evolving, and wide organizational setting;
• High degree of cultural awareness; sound analytical skills; resilience;
• Demonstrated ability to identify issues, proactively formulate advice and analysis, draw conclusions and recommendations on a wide range of HR-related matters;
• Ability to exercise the highest level of discretion and tact;
• Excellent client orientation, and interpersonal and organizational skills;
• Excellent ability in building and nurturing networks; and,
• High degree of computer literacy is required; good knowledge of MS Office suite, Oracle, or other applicant tracking system.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. All staff members are required to be fluent in one of the three languages.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

How to apply

To apply, interested applicants are invited to submit their applications HERE via the IOM e-Recruitment system by 25 January 2024.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Deadline: 25-Jan-24

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