Human Resources Focal Point Position, ECHO Amman

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil protection and Humanitarian aid Operations (ECHO), funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nation agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is channeled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.

The ECHO Office in Jordan is seeking to recruit one national staff to be based in Amman for the following position of: Human Resources Focal Point

The HRFP acts as a contact point for DG ECHO field staff for all matters relating to human resources management, mainly recruitment, training, contract management, staff evaluation and medical coverage. As such he/she contributes to the planning and implementation of all the tasks relating to the management of human resources.

The HRFP responsibilities include the support to offices of the region in which he/she is based. He/she may be requested to cover other offices (permanently or temporarily) for internal reasons or language facility.

The HRFP gives the necessary support to DG ECHO headquarters (HQ) and field offices in the event of a major crisis, unforeseen absence, reorganization/opening of an office, etc. by putting in place a human resources management system in compliance with the rules and procedures of DG ECHO and by monitoring their application.

The HRFP is acting, if necessary, as a floater in the event of DG ECHO intervention in a crisis, and in particular at a launch of project.

The post holder is placed under the direct supervision of the AC (Administrative Coordinator) and works closely with the Human Resource Focal Points (HRFP) in the other Human Resource Management Area under the guidance of the DG ECHO National Staff Correspondent at headquarters.

Countries covered:

  • Jordan