We are seeking a Diversity Officer to work in the Human Resources Department (HRD).
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Diversity Advisor, and working with a broad range of stakeholders (including management, department managers, HR staff, the Staff Association Committee, consultants, and colleagues in other international institutions), the incumbent will assist the HR department, and other Fund departments, on the full spectrum of Diversity issues.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Develop and deliver training programs and workshops, on a range of Diversity topics.
• Provide support for the Diversity Council. This includes undertaking research, preparing reports and presentations, and providing secretariat support.
• Manage departmental Diversity Reference Groups (DRGs). Assist DRGs in developing and implementing the Diversity work programs for their respective departments.
• Assist in the design and implementation of systems to monitor, measure and evaluate the progress and effectiveness of Diversity initiatives, including the implementation of a Diversity Scorecard.
• Contribute to the Annual Diversity Report. This includes undertaking research, analysis, drafting and editing.
• Research, analyze, and review Diversity-related information, trends, and proposals, and contribute to Diversity related projects.
• Facilitate the development and implementation of an interim structure for addressing discrimination cases before they become formal grievances.
• Contribute to the development of the Fund's Diversity Strategy, and the design and implementation of policies and initiatives, to meet the Fund's Diversity objectives.
• Monitor and assess work related to the Diversity strategy, and identify necessary adjustments.
• Manage the Diversity Office's, and Diversity Council's websites, and the Diversity email box.
The successful candidate will have:
• In-depth knowledge and expertise in Diversity, and demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of Diversity training.
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, and an ability to interact effectively with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels.
• Sound judgment and utmost discretion.
• Strong research and analytical skills.
• An ability to work independently, and in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and under time pressure.
• Knowledge in electronic communications, information management practices and technology, and document management.
Candidate should have an advanced university degree, in the areas of Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Industrial Psychology, Psychology, or a related field, supplemented by a minimum of six years of relevant, progressively responsible work experience, including at least five years experience in Diversity related work.
This is a two-year contractual appointment.
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Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to apply online by March 31, 2008. Vacancy No. R08645A