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UN Development Coordination Office  

Site: United States of America, New York, New York
Sector: Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation

The United Nations Development Coordination Office and Resident Coordinator System (UN RCS)

UN RCS are the cornerstone of a coherent and well-coordinated UN development system capable of delivering integrated support to countries across the SDGs.

The United Nations Development Coordination Office (DCO) serves as the secretariat for the UN Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) – 34 UN agencies, funds and programmes working on development – at the regional and global level. DCO provides managerial and oversight functions for the Resident Coordinator (RC) system. 131 RCs lead UN Country Teams and coordinate UN support to countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda.

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UN Development Coordination Office

Head of Resident Coordinator's Office - P4

Laos, Vientiane , Vientiane

Org. Setting and ReportingThe position is located in the United Nations Resident Coordination Office (RCO) in Lao PDR and reports to the UN Resident Coordinator (RC). ResponsibilitiesWithin delegated authority, the Head of RCO will be responsible for the following duties:Summary of Functions:1. Leads overall management of the RCO to ensure efficient and effective substantive coordination support to the RC and UN Country Team (UNCT) and adherence to organizational policies and procedures, including staff management2. Manages knowledge management and capacity development activities in- and outside the UN System, including, in collaboration with the UNCT, the UNCT Induction course for newcomers to the UN in Lao PDR3. Coordinates the Business Operations Strategy (BOS) and the establishment of a Local Shared Service Centre (LSSC) contributing to business innovations and the UN efficiency agenda4. Coordinates external partnerships and joint resource mobilization efforts for the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)5. Provides strategic guidance to the RC and UNCT on effective, quality and timely support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through the Common Country Analysis (CCA) and UNSDCFDescription of Functions:1. Leads overall management of the RCO, including staff management to ensure efficient and effective substantive coordination support to the RC/UNCT and adherence to organizational policies and procedures• Provides support for the formulation and implementation of the substantive work programme of the UNCT; allocates and monitors RCO resources for delivery of outputs and reporting on results;• Manages the activities undertaken by the RCO, ensuring that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion;• In close collaboration with DCO, UNON, and UNDP as manager of common spaces and shared UN assets incl the UN House and the UN Clinic, and prospective LSSC manages processes related to human and financial resource management, procurement, general administration, security, and information technology for the RCO;• Manages, mentors, guides and trains staff under his/her supervision; facilitates teamwork and communications among staff in the RCO and across organizational boundaries;• Promotes a work environment in the RCO and across UN entities that is conducive to innovation and engagement with a diverse set of stakeholders and delivers results in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.2. Manages knowledge management and capacity development activities in- and outside the UN System, including, in collaboration with the UNCT, the Induction course for newcomers to the UN in Lao PDR• Facilitates the transfer of knowledge and effective communications across different UN and non-UN entities;• Leads the sharing of best practices, trends, knowledge and lessons learned across the UN system and with external partners;• Coordinates thematic activities and knowledge-sharing forums and encourages others to participate;• Contributes to knowledge sharing (including through training and facilitating peer exchange) amongst UN staff on issues related to UN strategic planning frameworks, methodologies and tools;• Coordinates in collaboration with the UNCT, the Induction course for newcomers to the UN in Lao PDR and ensures its biannual implementation;• Monitors and analyzes UN experiences, lessons learned and knowledge networking to contribute to strategic planning processes3. Coordinates the BOS and the establishment of a LSSC contributing to business innovations and the UN efficiency agenda• In collaboration with the Operations Management Team (OMT), provides substantive support to the RC/UNCT on business innovations for the UN in country;• Provides guidance on the establishment of common services arrangements to participating organizations/agencies at the country level;• Provides substantive inputs in formulating, implementing and monitoring the UN Country BOS;• Assists the OMT in implementing common premises, and in establishing a LSSC for location-dependent services;• Facilitates a culture of continuous improvement and client-orientation in operational service delivery.4. Coordinates external partnerships and joint resource mobilization efforts for the UNSDCF• Initiates and coordinates effective working relationships with national and international public, private and civil society partners to facilitate knowledge sharing in support of CCA/UNSCDF development, implementation, regular reviews and monitoring and evaluation;• Provides substantive support for positioning the UN as a key provider of integrated services and as a platform in support of the SDGs, in consultations with a broad range of stakeholders;• In close collaboration with the Partnerships Officer, leads or participates in the formulation and implementation of the UN Partnership Strategy as well as the Resource Mobilization Strategy, and other initiatives in support of SDG achievement through the UNSDCF;• Leads or contributes to the design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of joint programming processes amongst UN entities;• Based on UNSDCF and joint programmes, facilitates and coordinates joint resource mobilization and partnering efforts at country level;• Manages and monitors the implementation of the SDG Country Fund (where relevant) in support of the UNSDCF and SDG acceleration;• Contributes to strategic messaging and communication initiatives by RC/UNCT.5. Provides strategic guidance to the RC/UNCT on effective, quality and timely support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through the CCA and UNSDCF• Provides substantive support to the RC/UNCT in articulating and actively communicating a credible and convincing strategic vision for the UN, articulated through the UNSDCF, which is consistent with national development goals and priorities, UN values, aligned with the 2030 Agenda and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind;• Prepares strategic inputs and develops draft recommendations to facilitate decision-making by the RC/UNCT in relation to repositioning of the UN System in country;• Drafts policy recommendations to the RC/UNCT on the development, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the new generation CCA/UNSDCF as the primary instrument for the planning and implementation of UN development activities in country;• Provides guidance to the RC/UNCT in asserting vision and accountability for the UN to operate as a nimble, innovative and enterprising development partner, demonstrating characteristics of a knowledge-based organization and thought leader;• Leads or contributes to the design of UN's policy and programmatic services, communications, operational capabilities, and partnership mechanisms;• Facilitates close engagement across the humanitarian, development and peace domains, as required by the country context;• Leads or contributes to the identification, analysis and prioritization of joint programmatic work in response to national priorities and in line with the UNSDCF and the 2030 Agenda;• Coordinates the UNSDCF and Joint Workplans; facilitates UNSDCF monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and reporting through UNINFO; organizes preparation and provision of the annual UN Country Results Report to the Government and other stakeholders;• Facilitates the engagement of all agencies – resident and non-resident - and other relevant UN entities, including at Headquarters, and at the (sub-) regional level in inter-agency such as the Regional Collaborative Platforms and Issue Based Coalitions (IBC) and in discussions with external partners;• Facilitates coherence in the different intra-agency coordination bodies, including with Humanitarian Country Teams (HCT), the Security Management Team (SMT) and on issues related to occupational safety and health. CompetenciesProfessionalism: Ability to apply sustainable development theories, concepts and approaches. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic resources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules. Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services. Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs. Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas. Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks 'outside the box.' Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.Managing performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority. Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member. Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills. Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines. Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff. Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative. Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff. Appraises performance fairly. EducationAdvanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work ExperienceA minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in strategic planning, coordination and inter-agency / multi-stakeholder engagement, sustainable development policy, project/programme management or resource mobilization in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.Experience working in or on the Southeast Asian region is desirable.Experience working in Least Developed Countries (LDC) and LDC graduating countries, and Financing for Development is desirable. LanguagesEnglish and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other UN official language is an advantage.NOTE: 'Fluency equals a rating of 'fluent' in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and 'Knowledge of' equals a rating of 'confident' in two of the four areas. AssessmentEvaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special NoticeThis position is available for an initial period of one year. Extension of appointment is subject to the availability of funds.Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.People with disabilities are strongly encourages to apply, in line with the Secretary-General's Disability Inclusion Strategy.      ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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15/08/2022
UN Development Coordination Office

Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning and RCO Team Leader - P4

Sao Tome and Principe, São Tomé , Sao Tome

Org. Setting and ReportingThe position is located in the United Nations Resident Coordination Office (RCO) in Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe. The incumbent reports to the UN Resident Coordinator (RC). ResponsibilitiesWithin delegated authority, the Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning andRCO Team Leader will be responsible of the following duties:Summary of Functions:1. Provides strategic guidance to the RC and UN Country Team (UNCT) on effective, quality and timely UN support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through the Common Country Analysis (CCA) and the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)2. Initiates and coordinates external partnerships and joint resource mobilization efforts for the new generation UNSDCF3. Coordinates the Business Operations Strategy and contributes to business innovations4. Manages knowledge management and capacity development activities in and outside the UN System5. Leads overall management of the RCO to ensure efficient and effective substantive coordination support to the RC/UNCT and adherence to organizational policies and proceduresDescription of Functions:1. Provides strategic guidance to the RC and UNCT of effective, quality and timely UN support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through a new generation CCA/UNSDCF• Provides substantive support to the RC/UNCT in articulating and actively communicating a credible and convincing strategic vision for the UN, articulated through the UNSDCF, which is consistent with national development goals and priorities, UN values, aligned with the 2030Agenda and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind;• Prepares strategic inputs and develops draft recommendations to facilitate decision-making by the RC/UNCT in relation to repositioning of the UN System in country, especially related to the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One;• Drafts policy recommendations to the RC/UNCT on the development, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the new generation CCA/UNSDCF as the primary instrument for the planning and implementation of UN development activities in country;• Provides guidance to the RC/UNCT in asserting vision and accountability for the UN to operate as a nimble, innovative and enterprising development partner, demonstrating characteristics of a knowledge-based organization and thought leader;• Leads the strategic design of UN's policy and programmatic services, operational capabilities, and partnership mechanisms;• Facilitates close engagement across the humanitarian, development and peace domains, as required by the country context;• Leads the identification, analysis and prioritization of joint programmatic work of UN entities in response to national priorities and in line with the UNSDCF and the 2030 Agenda, based on analysis carried out by the Sustainable Development Policy Advisor;• Coordinates the UNSDCF and Joint Workplans; facilitates UNSDCF monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and reporting through UNINFO; organizes preparation and provision of theannual One UN Country Results Report to the Government and other stakeholders;• Facilitates the engagement of all agencies – resident and non-resident - and other relevant UN entities, including at Headquarters and at the (sub-)regional level in inter-agency fora and in discussions with external partners;• Facilitates coherence in the different intra-agency coordination bodies, including with Humanitarian Country Teams and the Security Management Team.2. Initiates and coordinates external partnerships and joint resource mobilization efforts for the new generation UNSDCF• Initiates and coordinates effective working relationships with national and international public and private partners to facilitate knowledge sharing in support of CCA/UNSDCF development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation;• Provides substantive support for positioning the UN as a key provider of integrated services and as a platform in support of the SDGs, in consultations with a broad range of stakeholders;• In close collaboration with the Development Partnerships Officer, leads or participates in the formulation and implementation of the UN Partnership Strategy as well as the Resource Mobilization Strategy, and other initiatives in support of SDG achievement through the UNSDCF;• Leads or contributes to the design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of joint programming processes amongst UN entities;• Based on UNSDCF and joint programmes, facilitates and coordinates joint resource mobilization and partnering efforts at country level;• Manages and monitors the implementation of the SDG Country Fund (where relevant) in support of the UNSDCF and SDG acceleration;• Contributes to strategic messaging and communication initiatives by RC/UNCT.3. Coordinates the Business Operations Strategy and contributes to business innovations• In collaboration with the Operations Management Team (OMT), provides substantive support to the RC/UNCT on business innovations for the UN in country;• Provides substantive inputs in formulating, implementing and monitoring the UN Country Business Operations Strategy;• Assists the OMT in implementing common premises, and in establishing a common back office for location-dependent services;• Facilitates a culture of continuous improvement and client-orientation in operational service delivery;• Provides guidance on the establishment of common services arrangements to participating organizations/agencies at the country level.4. Manages knowledge management and capacity development activities in- and outside the UN System• Facilitates the transfer of knowledge and effective communications across different UN and non-UN entities;• Leads the sharing of best practices, trends, knowledge and lessons learned across the UN system and with external partners;• Coordinates thematic activities and knowledge-sharing forums and encourages others to participate;• Contributes to knowledge sharing (including through training and facilitating peerexchange) amongst UN staff on issues related to UN strategic planning frameworks, methodologies and tools;• Monitors and analyzes UN experiences, lessons learned and knowledge networking to contribute to strategic planning processes.5. Leads overall management of the RCO to ensure efficient and effective substantive coordination support to the RC/UNCT and adherence to organizational policies and procedures• Provides support for the formulation and implementation of the substantive workprogramme of the UNCT; allocates and monitors RCO resources for delivery of outputs andreporting on results;• Manages the activities undertaken by the RCO, ensuring that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion;• In close collaboration with UNDP, manages processes related to human and financial resource management, procurement, general administration, security, and information technology for the RCO;• Manages, guides and trains staff under his/her supervision; facilitates teamwork and communications among staff in the RCO and across organizational boundaries; • Promotes a work environment in the RC Office and across UN entities that is conducive toinnovation and engagement with a diverse set of stakeholders and delivers results in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.• Performs other related duties, as required. Competencies• Professionalism: Ability to apply sustainable development theories, concepts and approaches. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution ofissues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, includingfamiliarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic resources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation ofwomen and men in all areas of work.• Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.• Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be 'clients' and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.Managerial Competencies:• Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow; Empowers others to translate vision into results; Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; Anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; Drives for change and improvement, does not accept the status quo; Shows the courage to take unpopular stands; Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work;demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.• Judgement/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions againstfacts; determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary. EducationAdvanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work ExperienceA minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in strategic planning, sustainable development policy, project/programme management or resource mobilization in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.Work experience in Central Africa is desirable. LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required; and knowledge of Portuguese is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.'Fluency' equals a rating of 'fluent' in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and 'Knowledge of' equals a rating of 'confident' in two of the four areas. AssessmentEvaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special NoticeAt the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply, as supported by the Secretary-General's Disability Inclusion Strategy.      ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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15/08/2022
UN Development Coordination Office

Programme Officer, P3

United States of America, New York , New York

Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the United Nations Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) in New York. The Programme Officer reports to the Chief of Staff of UNDCO.  ResponsibilitiesWithin delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:• Supports the Chief of Staff in the delivery of her/his daily work, including through following up on tasks as assigned, taking notes, as focal point for the coordination of specific events under the leadership of the Front Office of the ASG, etc.• Contribut es to taskings/briefings for the leadership of the United Nations, including liaising with relevant colleagues at Headquarters, the regional teams of DCO and Resident Coordinator Offices, as well as key partners across the UNSDG, EOSG, DPPA-DPO and other entities;• Provides substantive support to the overall coordination and liaison work of OASG, specifically the timely drafting of quality briefing and background material;• Support OASG's contribution to the EC/DC process, including briefing packets for the participation of the Director and the Deputy Director in the respective meetings;• Acts as backup as Special Assistant to the ASG or Deputy DCO as required.• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.• Research, analyze and presents information gathered from diverse sources.• Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.• Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.• Performs other duties as required.Work implies frequent interaction with the following:UNDCO senior management and other UNDCO staff, Resident Coordinators and Resident Coordinator Office staff, Senior officials within the UN Secretariat and UN system, Intergovernmental bodies, non-governmental organizations, and EOSG.  Results Expected:Delivers high quality inputs in a timely manner. Establishes relationships with a range of officials within the UN Secretariat, including EOSG, and relevant organizations of the UN system. Works collaboratively and facilitates exchange of information. Implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programme/projects. Provides thorough, well reasoned written contributions, e.g., background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc. Develops and maintains effective working relationships.  Competencies• Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.• Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. EducationAdvanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work ExperienceA minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, development policy advice, political analysis, strategic planning, international relations, or peace and security is required.Prior experience in a Front Office is desirable. LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this position, fluency (both oral and written) in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.Kindly note, 'fluency' is indicated by fluency in the four areas of language proficieny in one's profile. 'Knowledge of' is indicated by confidence in at least two areas. AssessmentEvaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.Special Notice• This position is temporarily available for a finite period of 364 days. Extension ofthe appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. If theselected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will beadministered as a temporary assignment.• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunityto gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has nobearing on the future incumbency of the post.• Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job openingmay be limited to candidates based at the duty station.• This temporary job opening may be limited to 'internal candidates,' who have beenrecruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staffselection process including the review of a central review body established according to staffrule 4.15.• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach themandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary needperiod are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the currenttemporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the currenttemporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as 'retirement.' Suchretirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements ofthe Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to performthe required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect thecareer development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents botha cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.United Nations ConsiderationsAccording to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramountconsideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standardsof efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employmentwith the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law,violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexualharassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in thecommission of any of these acts. The term 'sexual exploitation' means any actual orattempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes,including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexualexploitation of another. The term 'sexual abuse' means the actual or threatened physicalintrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. Theterm 'sexual harassment' means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that mightreasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conductinterferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile oroffensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination ofthe perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other thanminor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographicalbasis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men andwomen to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal andsubsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be thenecessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Byaccepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authorityof the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of theUnited Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationallyrecruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functionswithin or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitmentplatform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for theApplicant, which can be accessed by clicking on 'Manuals' hyper-link on the upper right sideof the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted inthe application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicableinternal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations,resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrativeissuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate informationpertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided ininspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion,revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidatesunder serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify theinformation provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time)on the deadline date.No FeeTHE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THERECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING,OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITHINFORMATION ON APPLICANTS' BANK ACCOUNTS This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support. 

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09/08/2022
UN Development Coordination Office

Resident Coordinator (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), D1

United States of America, New York , New York
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Org. Setting and ReportingIn its resolution 72/279 of 31 May 2018, the General Assembly created a dedicated, impartial empowered and sustainable development-focused coordination function for the United Nations development system, drawing on the expertise and assets of all United Nations development system entities, including specialized and non-resident agencies.The Resident Coordinator system ensures the coordination of all organizations of the United Nations dealing with operational activities for development at the country level, regardless of the nature of their presence in the country. It encompasses the UN Resident Coordinator, the UN Country Team and Resident Coordinator's Office and is served by the UN Development Coordination Office.In line with this General Assembly mandate, the Resident Coordinator (RC) is the highest ranking representative of the United Nations development system (UNDS) at the country level, with the responsibility to lead United Nations country teams, and ensure system-wide accountability on the ground – including through a matrixed dual reporting model - for the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework and coordinating UN support to countries in their implementation of the 2030 Agenda. She/he brings to the role an appreciation of the breadth of assets of the United Nations in the service of sustaining peace.The Resident Coordinator is the designated representative of – and reports to – the Secretary-General. The Resident Coordinator also reports annually to the host Government on the system-wide implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework.The Resident Coordinator system is focused on the advancement of sustainable development, leaving no one behind, and with the eradication of poverty in all its forms and dimensions as an overarching objective, consistent with the integrated nature of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In performing her/his functions, the Resident Coordinator is guided by the respective United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework and international frameworks, norms and standards agreed amongst the Member States of the United Nations.  Responsibilities• Represents the United Nations at the highest-levels of state and together with the relevant agency representative(s) fosters engagement with Government, civil society, bilateral and multilateral partners, academia and private sector to enable the UN development system to address national needs, priorities and sustainable development challenges to advance the 2030 Agenda and to advocate for action and acceleration on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);• Ensures, as leader of the UN country team, the coordination of operational activities for development of the United Nations and system-wide response on the ground in support of countries in their implementation of the 2030 Agenda;• Leads the UN country team (UNCT) in the development, monitoring and reporting on the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, and enables the UNCT's implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, in full consultation with Government, and through engagement with diverse partners;• Coordinates UN system-wide support to Government, taking a preventive approach and identifying and mitigating risks to the achievement of the SDGs and their benefit to all;• Supports, catalyzes and advocates for the work of UNCT member agencies, funds and programmes and supports Country Representatives in reaching their agency specific goals;• Coordinates UN entities' contributions to context and trend analysis, including a high-quality Common Country Analysis, sharing key findings with the Government and keeping the Secretary-General informed, as appropriate;• Promotes and advocates for the fundamental values, standards and principles of the UN Charter, including respect for and protection of human rights and gender equality and advocacy on the SDG commitment to leave no one behind in achieving the sustainable development goals, and reaching the furthest behind first;• Together with the UN development system entities, engages, convenes and forges strategic partnerships at the national and sub-national level with diverse entities including with civil society, trade unions and employers' organizations, networks of young people, the private sector, parliamentarians, academia, media and think tanks, and the broader development community, around UN's collective support to the 2030 Agenda;• Advances, with Government and the UNCT and relevant regional entities, regional knowledge-sharing and collaboration, south-south and triangular exchanges, multicountry and transboundary initiatives in pursuit of greater system-wide results and impact on the implementation of Agenda 2030 in country;• Identifies, and leverages expertise and assets from across the UN development system, resident or non-resident, to improve shared results, addressing gaps in SDG coverage, effectively utilizing the mandates, capacities, comparative and collaborative advantages within the UN system to do so and ensures alignment of UN development efforts with national development needs and priorities, to foster coherence and impact, and to reduce overlaps, duplication and fragmentation;• Provides governance and oversight of system-wide country financing instruments. Pursues funding on behalf of the UN development system for joint UN efforts, system-wide plans and initiatives in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework and public and private financing for the implementation of Agenda 2030;• Leads continued engagement on and pursuance of the UN's normative agenda, as per international and regional treaties, conventions and recommendations in support of national capacity development in normative and operational areas, in accordance with respective mandates and based on the UN's comparative advantage, roles and responsibilities;• Fosters an enabling environment inside and outside the UN, aimed at facilitating collaboration, knowledge and data gathering, analysis and sharing practices to underpin a dynamic and forward-thinking UN contribution to the country, drawing on the global knowledge and expertise of the entire UN system to benefit the country's access to sustainable development solutions;• Facilitates access to national, regional and global resources to advance new avenues and pathways to innovation around but not limited to financing and new technologies for sustainable development;• Leads and enhances, together with the UNCT, strategic communication that advances UN system efforts and collective results to promote the 2030 Agenda, including for national goals and priorities for sustainable development to generate positive public support and ownership;• When appointed as Designated Official, ensures effective coordination of country level security and is accountable to the Secretary-General, through the Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, for the security of United Nations personnel and their eligible family members, UN premises and assets throughout the country, designated area or mission, and leads the inter-agency Security Management Team;• Promotes and nurtures staff learning and the implementation of staff rules and policies, including on prevention of sexual abuse and harassment, and gender parity;• Manages a matrixed dual reporting system with UNCT heads with respect to their contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework objectives and the collective results of the UN development system towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda at the country level, in accordance with the Management and Accountability Framework;• Advances, with the UNCT, country-specific measures to promote UN common business operations, including common premises and back-offices, to enable joint work and generate greater efficiencies, synergies and coherence, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 71/243;• In contexts where international humanitarian assistance is required, and a separate Humanitarian Coordinator is not designated and when there is no lead agency, leads and coordinates the response efforts of United Nations and relevant humanitarian actors, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 46/182 and related resolutions, facilitating linkages between humanitarian and development programming for enhanced and sustainable impact;• In conflict and post-conflict settings, facilitates the integration of the UNCT's work with UN peacekeeping or political missions to fully contribute to building resilience, prevention, sustaining peace and transition planning and management;• Manages and provides strategic guidance and oversight to the Resident Coordinators Office.  CompetenciesThe Resident Coordinator competencies are embedded in the RC Leadership Profile. (https://unsdg.un.org/resources/resident-coordinator-leadership-profile)  EducationMaster's degree – or equivalent post graduate qualification – in development studies, international relations, political science, economics, social sciences, human rights, law or closely related fields (for otherwise suitably qualified candidates, a first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced post graduate university degree). Work ExperienceMinimum 15 years of substantive experience and results in leadership roles at the international level is required (including five years of cumulative experience in development, human rights, rule of law peace-building or humanitarian work at country level outside of one's own country).Previous RC experience is desirable.Previous experience as a UN Designated Official (DO) for Security is desirable.Experience in the management and/or coordination of humanitarian programmes, disaster and emergency response, preferably at the country level is desirable.Previous experience navigating sensitive environments by demonstrating political acumen and an understanding of the complex interrelationships among political issues and actors is desirable.LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required.AssessmentEvaluation of qualified candidates may include a desk review of the applications and/or an interview.Special NoticeThe start date of this position is as soon as possible.The duty station of this position is Bangkok, Thailand, until further notice.According to the ICSC classification, Pyongyang is currently classified as an E duty station, rated on a scale that assesses the difficulty of working and living conditions from A to E, with A being the least and E, the most difficult. The duration of assignment for E duty stations is of 3 years.Eligibility for this position is limited to candidates who are members of the Resident Coordinator Pool.Resident Coordinators can apply for this post if by the post's indicated start date they have one year or less of service remaining in their current duty station.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.The appointment against this position is limited to the Resident Coordinator System in this specific duty station. United Nations ConsiderationsAccording to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term 'sexual exploitation' means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term 'sexual abuse' means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term 'sexual harassment' means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on 'Manuals' hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. his is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support. 

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UN Development Coordination Office

Programme Officer (Special Assistant), P3

United States of America, New York , New York
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the United Nations Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) in New York. The Programme Officer (Special Assistant to the ASG) reports to the Chief of Staff of UNDCO.  ResponsibilitiesWithin delegated authority, the Programme Officer (Special Assistant to the ASG) will be responsible for the following duties:• Supports the ASG for Development Coordination in his daily work through oversight of the ASG's calendar, liaison with internal and external partners and support to key decision-making within DCO;• Brings to the attention of the ASG all matters requiring his/her personal attention, assists in formulating options as to how those matters might be handled, and ensures appropriate follow-up, as directed;• Handles incoming and outgoing correspondence of the ASG;• Supports quality assurance for all material addressed to the ASG;• Conducts follow-up activities with all UNDCO units, as appropriate• Prepares the ASGs agenda for missions, including drafting the briefing book and drafting mission summaries, etc.• Supports in tracking the strategic deliverables of UNDCO.• Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, Agencies, Funds and Programmes and Secretariat departments and other key stakeholder.• Keeps abreast of latest emerging trends and innovative approaches to RC system monitoring.• Coordinates DCO's contributions to taskings/briefings for the leadership of the United Nations, including liaising with relevant colleagues at Headquarters, the regional teams of DCO and Resident Coordinator Offices, as well as key partners across the UNSDG, EOSG, DPPA-DPO and other entities;• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.• Research, analyze and presents information gathered from diverse sources.• Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.• Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.• Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.• Performs other duties as required.Work implies frequent interaction with the following:UNDCO senior management and other UNDCO staff, Resident Coordinators and Resident Coordinator Office staff, Senior officials within the UN Secretariat and UN system, Intergovernmental bodies, non-governmental organizations, and EOSG.Results Expected:Delivers high quality inputs in a timely manner. Establishes relationships with a range of officials within the UN Secretariat, including EOSG, and relevant organizations of the UN system. Works collaboratively and facilitates exchange of information. Implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programme/projects. Provides thorough, well reasoned written contributions, e.g., background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc. Develops and maintains effective working relationships.  Competencies• Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.• Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.  EducationAdvanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work ExperienceA minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, development policy advice, political analysis, strategic planning, international relations, or peace and security is required.Prior Experience in a Front Office is desirable highly. LanguagesFluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desired. AssessmentFurther evaluation of candidates may include other forms of assessments followed by a competency-based interview. All evaluation and assessment related communication will be sent exclusively to your primary email address provided in Inspira. Please ensure that your primary email address is up-to-date and correct. No assessment communications will be sent to your secondary email address. Special Notice• This position is temporarily available for a finite period of 364 days. Extension ofthe appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. If theselected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will beadministered as a temporary assignment.• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunityto gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has nobearing on the future incumbency of the post.• Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job openingmay be limited to candidates based at the duty station.• This temporary job opening may be limited to 'internal candidates,' who have beenrecruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staffselection process including the review of a central review body established according to staffrule 4.15.• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach themandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary needperiod are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the currenttemporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the currenttemporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as 'retirement.' Suchretirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements ofthe Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to performthe required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect thecareer development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents botha cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.United Nations ConsiderationsAccording to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramountconsideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standardsof efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employmentwith the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law,violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexualharassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in thecommission of any of these acts. The term 'sexual exploitation' means any actual orattempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes,including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexualexploitation of another. The term 'sexual abuse' means the actual or threatened physicalintrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. Theterm 'sexual harassment' means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that mightreasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conductinterferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile oroffensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination ofthe perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other thanminor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographicalbasis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men andwomen to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal andsubsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be thenecessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Byaccepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authorityof the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of theUnited Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationallyrecruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functionswithin or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitmentplatform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for theApplicant, which can be accessed by clicking on 'Manuals' hyper-link on the upper right sideof the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted inthe application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicableinternal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations,resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrativeissuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate informationpertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided ininspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion,revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidatesunder serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify theinformation provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time)on the deadline date.No FeeTHE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THERECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING,OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITHINFORMATION ON APPLICANTS' BANK ACCOUNTS United Nations ConsiderationsAccording to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term 'sexual exploitation' means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term 'sexual abuse' means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term 'sexual harassment' means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on 'Manuals' hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. his is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support. 

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