Associate to the Chief People Officer, People & Culture

United Nations Foundation
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 15

Position description

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


  • 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.

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