HR Officer (Technology and Analytics) P2

Job Type

Full Time




Europe, Western 78927
Europe, Western


Job Description:




The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.




The HR Technology and Analytic Branch - HRMOI is responsible for on-going support to critical HR operational processes through the appropriate provision and application of information, processes and enabling technologies. It is also responsible for the developing of the HR Division Technology strategy and roadmap that will support integrated talent management processes, enable full visibility into our global workforce by deploying a technology solution that integrates people processes, data and intelligence from corporate and satellite systems and databases, and will provide workforce analytics and tools to support evidence-based decision making across people-related processes (in particular workforce planning, recruitment, reassignment and deployment to emergencies).

The Branch consists of three teams:

(1) HR Technology

(2) HR Systems Administration and Support

(3) HR Reporting & Analytics.

Under the supervision of the Chief HRMOI, the HR Officer will be responsible for modelling moderate to complex business problems, undertaking data collection, pre-processing and analysis, discovering insights and identifying opportunities using statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques. In addition to advanced analytic skills, this role is also proficient at integrating and preparing large, varied datasets, architecting specialized database and computing environments, and communicating results. The HR Officer will work closely with HR practitioners, corporate data stewards, and IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge to support sound workforce management decisions.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)


Undertake data collection, pre-processing and analysis of structured and unstructured data

Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns

Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms to address business problems

Build quantitative model to simulate impact of the projects

Present information using data visualization techniques

Create, maintain and support a variety of moderate to complex reports and dashboards utilizing appropriate reporting and visualization tools

Work with HR and corporate stakeholders to identify the business requirements and the expected outcome.

Work with HR and corporate subject matter experts to identify relevant internal and external data sources and automate collection processes, leveraging new data collection processes

Work with IT teams to support data collection, integration, and retention requirements based on the input collected with the business.

Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of decision systems and statistical Models

Troubleshoots and implements enhancements and fixes to systems as needed.

Assist in the preparation of project proposals, implementation plans and presentations to management/project leads

Assist in the preparation of standard and ad-hoc HR reports for internal and external customers

Research the HR technology and analytics best practices and innovations

Maintain and share knowledge of best practices, and support the development and implementation of new/improved processes with global HR team members





Non-Rotational Nature

Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is however classified as “non-rotational” which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.


Terms and Conditions

Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year.

WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details please visit



22 June 2018 

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.





Advanced university degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Finance or relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses.



Three or more years of experience in the field of data mining and analytics, including international experience.

Experience using business intelligence tools such as SAP BI/BO, and visualization tools.

Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and/or Access.

Analytical mind, business acumen and problem-solving aptitude.

Strong mathematical skills (e.g. statistics, algebra).

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Knowledge of HR data, time dependent data and workforce analytics an asset.

Knowledge of SAP, R. SQL, Python and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop) an asset.


Fluency in oral and written English with an intermediate knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages).

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

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