Sabtu, 18 April 2015

World Agroforestry Centre

The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as theInternational Centre for Research in Agroforestry or ICRAF) is an independentresearch institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complexrole trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part ofthe Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty andenvironmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration withpartners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendationsfor increased food security and ecosystem health.

The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi,Kenya, and research is conducted in 34 countries in Africa, Asia and LatinAmerica. We are supported by the Consultative Group on InternationalAgricultural Research (CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 differentdonors.


To learn more about our organization, pleasevisit our website:

About the position

Under guidance and supervision ofthe Human Resources Manager, the Temporary HR Assistant provides HR servicesensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of HR administration. TheTemporary HR Assistant promotes a client-oriented and consistent with rules andregulations approach in the Unit. The Temporary HR Assistant works in closecollaboration with other MSU team, functional unit, and projects’ staff toexchange information and ensure consistent and timely service delivery. 

·      Assistrecruitment process

·      Assist renewal,consultant, short term, student, amendment contract

·      Assisthealth benefit

·      Assistvehicle agreement

·      HR tasks

For a detailed Job Description please see the TORattached.


§  MinimumBachelor degree (S1) in Human Resources, Management, Accounting, PublicAdministration, or equivalent qualifications and experience

§  At least2 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in an internationalworking environment

§  Experiencein the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)and experience in handling of web based management systems would be desirable

Personal Competencies

·     Serves and promotes the vision, mission, values and strategic goalsof  ICRAF Plans, prioritize anddelivers tasks on time

·     Participates effectively in a team-based, information-sharingenvironment, collaborating and cooperating with others

·     Sets clearperformance goals and standards; executes responsibilities accordingly 

·     Seeks andapplies knowledge, information, and best practices from within and outside theCentre  

·     Plans andproduces quality results to meet established goals 

·     Contributes creative, practical ideas and approaches to deal withchallenging situations

·     Strives for quality client-centered services (internal/external)

·     Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills

·     Executes day-to-day tasks systematically & efficiently

·     Uses Information Technology effectively as a tool and resource

·     Is motivated & demonstrates a capacity to pursue personaldevelopment & learn

Terms of offer

The World Agroforestry Centre is an equalopportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive workingenvironment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and stronglyencourage applications from qualified women. This is a national position and will be foran initial period of 3 (three) months.

How to apply

Applications for the position must include:

-       A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position againstthe listed requirements and salary expectations

-       Detail curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of threereferees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.

All correspondence should be addressed to theHuman Resources Unit, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Southeast Asia RegionalOffice via email: and should indicate “Applicationfor Temporary HR Assistant” on their application letters and emailsubmissions.

Applications will be considered until April 17, 2015or until a suitable candidate is identified and selected.  Please note that only short-listed applicantsmeeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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