Human Resources Intern

Date Posted: June 15, 2021, 5:26 a.m.

Job Description

Duration: 8 Months

Closing Date: 27th June 2021

This position is open to qualified Kenyan nationals; Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Head of HR, the intern will be required to undertake the following:

Provide full support to recruitment specialists within the organizational alignment exercise;

Help create attractive Vacancy Announcements and leverage WFP’s Employer Value Proposition. Create relevant content to integrate into the Vacancy Announcement;

Support with the administration of day-to-day recruitment operations like responding to candidates’ queries, schedule the tests/interviews with the applicants, circulate documents for signatures, etc.

Maintain information up-to-date in the e-recruitment system and in the HR Recruitment tracker to enable accurate and timely reporting and data analysis;

Assist in the design and the development of diverse new HR employer-branding projects in the field of employment fairs, university relationships, onboarding, talent acquisition among others;

Conduct data analyses to measure the effectiveness of HR recruitment processes, solutions and suggest some process efficiencies.

Help communicate HR information to stakeholders, external vendors, and/or client groups;

Perform any other duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: The Internship Programme is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:  

Enrolled in a graduate programme (eg. a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree) at a recognized university, studying in the area of Human Resources Management or/International law, economics, sociology, or human sciences. 

Candidate must be enrolled in school/studying for at least two years or graduated in the last 6 months. 

 

Knowledge & Skills: 

Desire to learn about and develop key skills in the field of HR, and more specifically, in HR projects and HR processes.

Flexible work style and approach based on client needs.

Cultural sensitivity.

Team player and problem solver.

Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills; high attention to details.

Ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized way.

Technology savvy; ability to think out-of-the box and to come up with innovative ideas.

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package, particularly of Excel and PowerPoint. 

 

Language: 

Fluency in oral and written communication in English is a requirement. Additional UN language is an added advantage.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

WFP is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

The selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply to the World Food Program using the link Careers at World Food Programme Kenya

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