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​​​Global Shared Services Unit

Human Resources and Payroll Services

Providing high quality HR Services across the UN System

Global Shared Services Unit - HR (GSSU-HR​, formerly known as SAS) is a Centre of Excellence that provides customized packages of HR services to more than 30,000 United Nations personnel from agencies, funds, and programmes across the UN system. Offering the services since 2003, GSSU-HR has established a legacy as a major Human Resources administration center of the U​N System.
GSSU- HR Services - UN City, Copenhagen

We are comprised of 2 teams managing key HR service lines for clients from UNDP and its partner UN organizations are all based in the UN City complex in Copenhagen.  


Benefits And Entitlements Services (BES)

Providing HR administrative services to UNDP and our UN partner agencies for international staff members recruited on FTA and TA appointments (excluding JPOs), as well as General Service staff based in New York. ​

Global Payroll Services (GPS)

Providing payroll and related services to staff members more than 35.000 personnel including Staff, Service Contracts and UN Volunteers of UNDP and UN partner agencies, in approximately 170 locations.


Our overiding goal at GSSU-HR is to provide our clients with the best possible support 

- we hope that you find the tools and resources on this site useful.

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 GSSU-HR serves clients from numerous partner agencies within the UN system including​ UNCDF, UNFPA, UNOCHA, UNDSS, UN University, UN Volunteers, and UN Women. 



Office of Human Resources Brochure

New Online Estimates (Salary, Rental Subsidy & Separation)


New Compensation Package

Contact Information for Clients

At GSSU-HR we pride ourselves on client focus: please use the tools below to find the correct GSSU-HR contact.

Interested in the Services we offer?

For more information about the HR Services that GSSU-HR provides, please contact Yuna Badaker, GSSU-HR (