Job Description

UNICEF is the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


The Human Resources Consultant will report to the Human Resources Manager, to assist the Country Office in the recruitment and immediate deployment of human resources needs of Country Office, providing support to the CO to sustain rapid recruitment and deployment of high calibre of staff and employee performance for the effective implementation of the emergency programmes.


  • Support the HR function of the office by heading specific aspects of HR function in Kenya country office.
  • Act as focal point between regional office and the head quarters sourcing and contacting candidates for surge capacity during emergencies
  • Provide technical inputs and coordinate the selection of candidates for emergency assignments in the country office.
  • Provide technically accurate and sound recommendations on interpretation and implementation of HR policy and procedures, and optimal utilization of UNICEF’s resources, in compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Provide technical inputs to the implementation of human resources policies, systems and procedures as and when required
  • Plan and conduct HR training activities for staff’s competency building, staff development, learning and career development.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

Education : Advanced University degree or equivalent backgrounds in Human Resources, Business Administration, International Relations, Social Sciences, Psychology or related areas.

Work Experience

  • 5 Years of progressive responsible experience at national level in Emergency. Of these minimum 2 years with the UN.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in emergency setting are required.
  • International experience will be an asset.
  • English language is required.
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