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Associate to Chief People Officer, People & Culture

United Nations Foundation
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Overview

The Associate to the Chief People Officer, People & Culture is responsible for all aspects of the Office of People & Culture. They serve as the day-to-day point of contact for all interaction with the Chief People Officer, People & Culture.

This position is based in Washington, DC (Hybrid schedule).

Essential Functions

  • Oversee the daily activities of the Chief People Officer, People & Culture
  • Serve as the key point of contact on all logistical and administrative support items for the Chief People Officer, People & Culture
  • Oversee the administration and planning of the Chief People Officer, People & Culture’s calendar and the request for briefing materials as needed
  • Coordinate staff follow-up to Chief People Officer, People & Culture’s requests
  • Coordinates the Chief People Officer, People & Culture’s expenses including scheduling, expenses, consultant contracts and other items as needed
  • Coordinate support for the Senior Director, People & Culture including scheduling, expenses
  • Maintaining working knowledge of the UNF agreement process (for both contracts and grants), and when to utilize the proper templates accordingly
  • Attending training sessions provided by UNF’s contracts team to maintain and keep up to date with UNF’s current policies and procedures
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of UNF’s Salesforce database to be able to process and track agreements, extract information, and prepare reports
  • Provide surge support to Executive Office and other teams across the organization as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 1 - 3 of related work experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and political judgment
  • General knowledge of global issues and an understanding of the UN Foundation’s mission, programs, strategy, and goals
  • Attention to detail and high degree of organization
  • Ability to take initiative, self-starter
  • Exceptional political acumen
  • The utmost discretion
  • Ability to multitask and juggle many projects at once
  • Excellent knowledge Microsoft Office suite
  • Willingness to stay current on software, apps and platforms related to executive management and administration
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy

Benefits & Compensation 

For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:

  • a choice between two health plans through UnitedHealthcare (PPO or HDHP with HSA)
  • dental insurance
  • vision insurance
  • flexible spending accounts
  • 403b retirement savings plan with a generous matching contribution
  • group term and supplemental life insurance
  • short-term disability
  • long-term disability
  • health club discounts
  • commuter subsidy
  • back-up care
  • employee assistance program

Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.

The United Nations Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative-action employer. The United Nations Foundation provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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United Nations Foundation


Washington, DC
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