|Manager, Human Resources Management|
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO) and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations (UN) system.
More information about PAHO can be found by visiting: www.paho.org
PAHO is currently searching for a highly qualified Human Resources Manager, who will be responsible for managing the Human Resources of the Management (HRM) area. The Organization has engaged Michael Page International Executive Search Firm to accept and screen applications and recommend candidates to the Director of Administration (AM).
Within the PAHO/WHO and UN policy framework, the Manager of Human Resources Management is responsible for providing advice to the Director of Administration (AM) and Executive Management on human resources management and for establishing and implementing policies, systems, and procedures in order to improve organizational efficiency. Reporting to the Director of Administration, the incumbent plan, organize, direct, control and coordinate the human resources program of PAHO, involving human resources planning; recruitment; selection; appointment; placement; classification; salary, benefits and entitlements administration; performance evaluation; staff development and orientation; staff well-being; and other elements of managing human resources.
The position is graded at the D-1 level and it is based in Washington, DC.
The successful candidate must have expert knowledge in the field of human resources management, administration of matters requiring sensitive negotiation and political high level interventions; and in institutional and organizational development. S/he must have knowledge and experience in the management of corporate personnel information systems in coordination with the respective business process owners. S/he must have extensive progressive experience at a senior decision-making level, in particular in managing complex administrative programs both at national and international levels.
A complete description can be found at: http://www.michaelpage.com/clients/PAHO/index.html
Inquiries and applications should be directed to the search consultants for this effort:
The deadline for applications is March 25th 2011.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization