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Global Shared Services Unit

HUman Resources

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. Having offered the services since 2003, GSSU-HR has established a ten year legacy as HR service provider to 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 (Staff, Service Contracts, UNVs) 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, UN​OPS, UNDSS, UN University, UN Volunteers, and UN Women. 



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, OIC - GSSU-HR, at