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Associate Human Rights Officer: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women(JPO, P2)

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - OHCHR

The mission of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is to work for the protection of all human rights for all people; to help empower people to realize their rights; and to assist those responsible for upholding such rights in ensuring that they are implemented.   The mandate of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences is to: - Seek and receive information on violence against women, its causes and consequences from various stakeholders, and to respond effectively to such information; - Recommend measures to eliminate all forms of violence against women and its causes, and to remedy its consequences; - Work closely with all special procedures and other human rights mechanisms of the Human Rights Council and with the treaty bodies, and cooperate closely with the Commission on the Status of Women in the discharge of its functions.     Your role as Associate Human Rights Officer: Within delegated authority of the Chief of the Special Procedures Branch and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Equality, Non-Discrimination and Participation Unit, you will support the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, principally by: - Researching issues relating to violence and discrimination against women, including constitutional provisions, legislation, administrative regulations, policies, and practices; and preparing analytical briefs and assessment reports for the SR's follow-up; - Drafting correspondence with Governments in follow-up to information submitted to the SR as well as briefing notes to assist the SR in key events; and contributing to thematic reports; - Preparing country visits of the SR incl. country-assessments, programme design, logistics, accompanying the SR as required, and contributing to end-of-mission reports; - Supporting women human rights defenders through meetings and facilitating their access to activities of the mandate.   Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD) of the FDFA.   Please find the full job description here: For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Fluency in English and a second UN language - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations - Two Swiss national languages   For this position: - Advanced university degree (Master) in international law, international human rights law, or political science. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. - At least three (if advanced university degree) or five (if first level university degree) years of progressively responsible work experience in human rights. Specific experience working on women's rights and gender equality is an asset. OHCHR counts paid and unpaid internships at 50%. - Fluency and excellent drafting skills in English are required; good knowledge of French is highly desirable; and good knowledge of another UN official language is an asset. - Good knowledge of UN human rights mechanisms, incl. knowledge or experience of standards and mandates relevant to special procedures, is highly desirable. Knowledge and experience on gender equality is also desirable. Please find more details in the full job description.     Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents'. Note that we will base our evaluation and calculation of your relevant experience on the P11. - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'   Application deadline:  08 February 2022 Written test (deadline):  21 February 2022 (online) First round of interviews:  07 and 08 March 2022 in Bienne/Switzerland or online   Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.     Any questions? Contact Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialist, recruitment@cinfo.ch

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13/01/2022 - 08/02/2022

Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer (JPO, P2)

United States of America, New York, New York - OCHA

With its partners, OCHA contributes to principled and effective humanitarian response through coordination, advocacy, policy, information management and humanitarian financing tools and services. OCHA's country and regional offices are responsible for delivering the core functions in the field by leveraging functional expertise throughout the organization.   Within OCHA, the Policy Advice and Planning section (PAPS) is in charge of policy development, implementation, coordination and support to operations on issues related to the protection of civilians in armed conflicts; humanitarian access; humanitarian principles; international humanitarian law; integration and relations with peacekeeping operations; counterterrorism and sanctions; and peace consolidation.     Your role as Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer: You support the PAPS team by providing the following: - Support and advise the Security Council informal Expert Group on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, including by conducting research and consultation with key partners; - Coordinate OCHA's support to the Member States' Group of Friends of PoC; - Organise and/or attend meetings, such as meetings of the Group of Friends of PoC, working groups, consultations and follow-up work with UN  and partner organizations regarding humanitarian action; - Analyze PoC-related issues of concern in specific countries; - Participate in the development of policies and/or negotiations related to the protection of civilians; - Contribute to reports, studies, documents and communications on the protection of civilians in armed conflict for OCHA, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, the Security Council etc.   Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD) of the FDFA.   Please find the full job description here: For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Fluency in English and a second UN language - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations - Two Swiss national languages   For this position: - Advanced university degree (Masters), preferably in political or social sciences, international law, international relations, public administration or economics or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. - At least three (if advanced university degree) or five (if first level university degree) years of work experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency management, rehabilitation and development, international policy or advocacy, or other related areas is required. Prior experience in humanitarian issues, the protection of civilians and/or international humanitarian law is an asset. OCHA counts paid and unpaid internships at 50%.  - Excellent command of oral and written English and French. - Knowledge of the UN system, familiarity with humanitarian principles and practice. Relevant experience at UN headquarters and in field operations is an advantage. Proven aptitude for representation, advocacy and liaison on a range of international policy issues is an advantage. Please find more details in the full job description.     Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents'. Note that we will base our evaluation and calculation of your relevant experience on the P11. - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'   Application deadline:  08 February 2022 Written test (deadline):  21 February 2022 (online) First round of interviews:  07 and 08 March 2022 in Bienne/Switzerland or online   Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.     Any questions? Contact Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialist, recruitment@cinfo.ch

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13/01/2022 - 08/02/2022

JPO - Technical Analyst Syria WPS - P2

Lebanon, Beirut, Beirut - UN Women

Background   Organisational Context UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.   As the United Nations continues to convene talks in Geneva under the framework of Security Council resolution 2254 (2015), it recognizes the importance of a fully inclusive process to ensure that the voices and views of Syrian women are heard, consistent with the Geneva Communiqué of 30 June 2012 and Security Council Resolutions 2122 and 1325.   As part of these efforts, UN Women is working to support Syrian women's engagement in peace-making since 2013. One stream of this is a partnership with the Office of the Special Envoy for Syria, including support to Syrian women's leadership and effective engagement in the political process through the Women's Advisory Board (WAB). To complement this, UN Women is working to document women's priorities for peace, and to build dialogue and trust across women's groups, women leaders, and women's rights actors operating inside and outside of Syria ? seeking to create strategic alliances around key issues and processes that may shape the future of Syria. UN Women is also providing balanced gender analysis of the conflict and political process, and coordination with other actors supporting on gender equality and women's rights in Syria. This work is done under the programme "Supporting Syrian Women's Engagement in the Syrian political process ? Building a constituency for peace." The programme receives support from the European Union, as well as the governments of Finland, the Netherlands and Norway.   Reporting to the Programme Manager, WPS Syria, the Technical Analyst will provide technical and programme support ensuring timely and quality monitoring, reporting and evaluation of UN Women interventions under the Syria portfolio. The Technical Analyst will also provide technical, and programme support on the development of Phase III of the UN Women Syria WPS programme, including the supporting the development of the results framework, monitoring and evaluation framework, and Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) components. The Technical Analyst will provide technical assistance for development and implementation of WPS and EVAW programmes, for providing capacity development support on EVAW as well as coordination and knowledge management support on the EVAW component.  The Technical Analyst will work in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women staff at regional and country level, civil society organizations as well as other key stakeholders, as needed.      Content and methodology of supervision: As part of the UNDP JPO programme overall framework, the JPO will benefit from the following supervision modalities: - Structured guidance provided by the supervisor, especially at the beginning of the assignment, with the purpose of gradually increasing the responsibilities of the JPO - Establishment of a work plan, with clear key results - Effective supervision through knowledge sharing and performance/development feedback throughout the assignment - Easy access to the supervisor - Participation in Unit/Team/Office meetings to ensure integration and operational effectiveness - Guidance and advice in relation to learning and training opportunities within the field of expertise - Completion of the yearly UNDP Performance Management Document (PMD) - If more than one supervisor; clear agreement of the roles and responsibilities between the relevant parties   Training and Learning As part of the UNDP JPO programme overall framework, the JPO will benefit from the following training and learning opportunities: - UN Women JPO Orientation Programme - Use of yearly JPO duty-related travel and training allocation (DTTA), as per [the online DTTA guide](https://www.jposc.undp.org/content/jposc/en/home/programme-participants/learning---career/training-allowance--dtta-.html) - Other training and learning opportunities, as presented in the UN Women JPO Orientation Programme. In addition, the JPO will benefit from specific training and learning modalities and opportunities in the receiving office.   Duties and Responsibilities   1. Provide technical and coordination support on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Reporting - Coordinate the monitoring and evaluation processes ensuring alignment with UN Women and donor's procedures as well as Results-based Management (RBM) standards; - Develop and roll out gender-responsive monitoring and evaluation tools, including Theories of Change, detailed M&E plan, Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), risk management strategies, management information systems and M&E guidelines and tools; - Coordinate regular reporting processes with partner organizations, analyze data for measurement of key performance indicators, draft project reports ensuring technical coherence and soundness, and liaise with technical staff to make evidence-based adjustments; - Substantively contribute to the design of baseline and end-line research methodology and support its roll out; - Design, organize and roll out project evaluations, thematic evaluations and evaluability assessments to support accountability and learning, including identifying and documenting good, promising and innovative practices and lessons learned; - Provide training and technical support to social partners, NGOs and project staff on gender responsive monitoring and evaluation, that takes into account the sensitivities of working with WHRDs and survivors of VAWG; - Undertake monitoring missions to the implementation sites to support monitoring of results and planning processes, as required.   2. Provide technical advice and coordination support for the development and implementation of the Syria portfolio on WPS and EVAW  - Provide substantive technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme proposals and initiatives; - Substantively contribute to the development of country strategy documents, programme/ project proposals, policy and technical briefs, and other documents related to EVAW and WPS; - Serve as technical focal point of EVAW and support inter-agency coordination processes in this domain; - Provide technical support to development of high-quality knowledge products on EVAWG, and WPS; - Support the organization of periodic consultations with key stakeholders, women leaders, human rights experts, and UN partners to gather inputs on programme design, as necessary; - Contribute to foster the engagement of civil society organizations, including grassroot and local organizations, women's groups, women leaders, and women's rights actors; - Keep abreast of developments in the area of EVAW and WPS exploring innovative approaches.   3. Contribute to forge and strengthen strategic partnerships and enhance multi-stakeholders' coordination mechanisms - Provide inputs to the development and implementation of resource mobilization strategies; - Technically contribute to draft relevant documentation for donors and develop potential opportunities for resource mobilization; - Contribute to analyze and research information on donors, finalize substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation and identification of opportunities for partnership building; - Contribute to the active exchange of information and coordination with UN Women Country and Regional Offices, as needed; - In line with the principles of the UN Reform, support inter-agency coordination mechanisms, as needed.  - Perform other related duties and assignments as and when requested by supervisor.   Competencies   Key Performance Indicators - Timely and high-quality implementation of the programme/project's monitoring plans - Timely and high-quality draft of regular UN Women and donor's reports - High-quality development of project/programme proposals - Timely and high-quality advice provided and collaboration with all relevant stakeholders in the field of EVAW and WPS - Timely and high-quality technical support and guidance to the programme team on M&E and reporting   Core Values: - Respect for Diversity - Integrity - Professionalism   Core Competencies: - Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues - Accountability - Creative Problem Solving - Effective Communication - Inclusive Collaboration - Stakeholder Engagement - Leading by Example   Functional Competencies  - Technical knowledge of policies and programmes on EVAW and/or WPS - Experience in programme/project management, including M&E and reporting  - Excellent knowledge of RBM - Strong understanding of various methodologies in gender responsive monitoring and evaluation, both qualitative and quantitative, such as surveys, record reviews, focus groups and case studies  - Strong interviewing skills and ability to conduct interviews independently  - Strong training and coaching skills    Required Skills and Experience   Education and certification:        - Master's degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required.   Experience: - Minimum 2 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects; - Technical experience in EVAWG/HP and/or and WPS; - Experience working in the UN System is an asset.   Language Requirements:             - Fluency in English is required - Minimum basic knowledge of Finnish or Swedish languages - Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.   Nationality: - This position is open only to Nationals of Finland       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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19/01/2022 - 14/02/2022

JPO - Programme Analyst, Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention - P2

Nigeria, Abuja Federal Capital Territory, Abuja - United Nations Development Programme

Background   The peace and stability challenges facing Nigeria are becoming increasingly complex. The constellation of actors is now more complicated than they have been in decades and conflicts are spreading throughout the country. 2021 marks the 11th year of the Violent Extremist conflict in the North East. While the security services have recorded pockets of success and has largely been contained to one part of the country, the conflict continues to adversely affect the peace, economy and development of the epicenter of the insurgency (Borno, Adamawa and Yobe).   In the North West of Nigeria, the Farmer-Herder conflict metamorphosing into armed banditry and commercial crime with potential links to global violent extremism networks has quickly become an added strain to Nigeria's fast retreating peace. Despite its economic potential, the North West has the highest poverty rate in Nigeria. As of 2019, all seven states in the zone had poverty levels above the national average of 40.1%. Millions lack access to basic health care and clean water. The situation in the Middle Belt ? especially in Benue State interwoven around herder-farmer conflict has taken a turn to the worse with the State experiencing the 4th highest cases of Fatalities countrywide. Social cohesion challenged in the South East enabled by historical and contemporary grievances based on exclusion and marginalization have paused a challenge.    There is growing need to scale and sustain a preventative action agenda that deploys sustainable development solutions to conflict and instability by building social stability, enhancing resilience of institutions and addressing the root causes of Conflict. UNDP is supporting peace and stability efforts through the conflict prevention and integrated peacebuilding programmes on the herder-farmer issues in the Middle Belt and North Central and currently exploring avenues for greater engagement in the North West. These projects are supported by the Peace building fund, Human Security Trust Fund. Opportunities for scale up are currently being explored with partners.  The JPO being recruited will therefore play a central role in supporting these ongoing efforts by UNDP and explore new opportunities for sustained peacebuilding and conflict prevention including in the area of Youth, Peace and Security.    The UNDP Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme:  The UNDP JPO Programme equips outstanding young leaders with the skills and experience required to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make a positive difference in the world. As a pathway into the world of development, the programme offers young professionals' excellent exposure to multilateral cooperation and sustainable development while providing a valuable entry point into the UN system.  During their assignments, JPOs benefit from the guidance of experienced UNDP staff members and are actively involved in supporting the design and implementation of UNDP's programs within UNDP's headquarters, regional or country offices.   Content and methodology of supervision: Title of Supervisor: Crisis Prevention and Recovery Advisor (UNDP Lead on Conflict Prevention, Peace Building, Reconciliation and Resilience)   As part of the UNDP JPO programme overall framework, the JPO will benefit from the following supervision modalities: - Structured guidance provided by the supervisor, especially at the beginning of the assignment, with the purpose of gradually increasing the responsibilities of the JPO - Establishment of a work plan, with clear key results - Effective supervision through knowledge sharing and performance/development feedback throughout the assignment - Easy access to the supervisor - Participation in Unit/Team/Office meetings to ensure integration and operational effectiveness - Guidance and advice in relation to learning and training opportunities within the field of expertise - Completion of the yearly UNDP Performance Management Document (PMD) - If more than one supervisor; clear agreement of the roles and responsibilities between the relevant parties   Training and Learning As part of the UNDP JPO programme overall framework, the JPO will benefit from the following training and learning opportunities: - Participation in a two-week long Programme Policy and Operations Induction Course within the first 3 to 6 months of assignment. - Use of yearly JPO duty-related travel and training allocation (DTTA), as per the online DTTA guide - Other training and learning opportunities, as presented in the UNDP JPO Orientation Programme. In addition, the JPO will benefit from the following specific training and learning modalities and opportunities in the receiving office: Working in the North-East and fragile Context Environment, HACT Training   Duties and Responsibilities   Ensure substantive support to Conceptualization and design of projects aimed at promoting peace and social cohesion: - Support in developing critical baselines on existing national and state level peace and governance capacities including ongoing initiatives and mechanisms; - Identify and support in the integration of innovative approaches in the design and roll out of - Peacebuilding and conflict prevention work in Nigeria - Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to the Programme into the portfolio under development - Support in the documentation of project outcomes, reporting and packaging of knowledge and practices emanating from ongoing Peace Building work in the region - Support developing strategic partnerships to advance UNDP's work in the Middle Belt, North Central and North West Regions of Nigeria    Ensures provision of project operation and implementation support: - Substantive support to ongoing project partners to ensure effective implementation - Analysis and research of information in ongoing peacebuilding initiatives and the identification of opportunities for building synergies and initiation of new projects  - Assist in drafting of project proposals for resource mobilisation in consultation with the Programme team - Provision of substantive inputs into strategies for Peacebuilding as required    Contribute to effective implementation of project monitoring and evaluation strategy: - Effective support in the application of Results Based Management tools, establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of peacebuilding results - Support in the design and formulation of programme Monitoring and Evaluation strategies, ensuring alignment with the Country Programme Action Plan - Support in capacity enhancement efforts targeting implementing partners to improve Reporting, - Monitoring and Evaluation of peacebuilding and conflict prevention work - Provide efficient and timely responses to partner requests for information    Competencies   Core - Innovation - Ability to make new and useful ideas work - Leadership  - Ability to persuade others to follow - People Management - Ability to improve performance and satisfaction - Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform - Delivery - Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement   Technical/functional - Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda - Preparing information for advocacy - Results-Based Programme Development and Management - Contributes into results through primary research and analysis - Building Strategic Partnerships Maintaining a network of contacts - Resource Mobilization  - Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies - Promoting Organizational Learning and - Knowledge Sharing - Basic research and analysis - Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP's Goals - Preparing information for global advocacy - Client Orientation - Establishing effective client relationships   Required Skills and Experience   Education:          - Master's Degree or equivalent in International Development, Political Science or related courses.   Experience:          - A minimum of 2 years of progressive relevant experience in peacebuilding and conflict prevention or other relevant experience - Experience in provision of operational support to peacebuilding programmes, monitoring and evaluations at the national or international level is desirable - Experience working in Africa in peace and governance is an added advantage.   Language Requirements: - Fluency in English (both oral and written) - Minimum basic knowledge of Finnish or Swedish languages - Working knowledge of French would be an added asset   Nationality: - This position is open only to Nationals of Finland   Other desirable education, languages and work experience:           - Knowledge of the UN and UNDP programme operations would be an added advantage. - Experience in the use of computers and office software packages such as (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) and web based management systems is essential.     ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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19/01/2022 - 14/02/2022

Social Protection Specialist - P4

Kenya, Nairobi Area, Nairobi - UNICEF

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential ? to the benefit of a better world.   For every child, hope?   Kenya is a country of many contrasts, from its landscape to demographics, and more so its social and economic inequalities. Despite economic growth, Kenya is one of the most unequal countries in the sub-region. Forty two percent of its population of 44 million, live below the poverty line.   Access to basic quality services such as health care, education, clean water and sanitation, is often a luxury for many people. Large segments of the population, including the burgeoning urban poor, are highly vulnerable to climatic, economic and social shocks. As such, progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, especially in regards to social security, is mixed.   How can you make a difference?   Join our dedicated team in Kenya by working on the frontlines of effective engagement in social policy dialogue with the Government for programme development, advocating for increased public resource allocation and improving linkages between social protection and essential social services to ensure a protective environment for the most vulnerable children in Kenya including orphans. You will model approaches, conduct analysis and advocate for the sustainable social protection for children, including contribution to resilient building for households and communities.   This will involve: - Social protection policy dialogue and programme development - Monitoring and analysis of resources for social protection - Coordination of social protection and social protection with essential services for children - Data collection, analysis and results-based approach - Establishes effective partnerships - UNICEF Programme Management   KEY END-RESULTS:   - Constructive dialogue and partnerships are established between international and local social protection stakeholders, to provide effective protective environment for the most vulnerable children, including progressive compliance of principal policy documents and legislation regarding all aspects of child sensitive and integrated social protection systems. - Current information on resources for social protection is monitored, analyzed and updated on an on going basis to support advocacy for expanded and equitable coverage of social protection. - Capacity for co-ordination of social protection is enhanced at national and sub national levels.Coordination between social protection and essential services for children is increased and links between different levels of government structures for policy implementation are strengthened. - Timely and quality data-driven analysis with consistent integration of sex-disaggregated data and input is provided for effective prioritization, planning, development, and results-based management for planning, adjusting, and scaling-up specific social protection initiatives. - Effective partnerships with the Government and other agencies established to enable sustained and proactive commitment to social protection in particular for children. - UNICEF social policy(social protection) programme effectively planned, implemented and managed in support of the country programme.   To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will have?   - An advanced university degree (Master's or higher) in Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, International Finance, public relations, media, communication, or other relevant disciplines. - A minimum of 8 years of relevant professional work experience in programme development and management, advocacy and public resource allocation and social protection. - Developing country work experience is an asset. - Background/experience in emergency is an asset. - Fluency in English is required. Fluency is another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or the local working language of the duty station is an asset.   For every Child, you will demonstrate?   Our core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. This position is classified as ?rotational? which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty, UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.     ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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18/01/2022 - 28/01/2022

Principal Anti-Corruption Governance Officer - PL4

Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan - African Development Bank

THE BANK:       Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision.   THE COMPLEX: The Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP Complex) core objective is to give greater visibility and prominence to knowledge, its dissemination and management. This is done through the (i) generation of access to operationally relevant, multi-sector research on African development issues; (ii) the narrowing of the data statistics gap in Africa by improving the availability, quality and coverage of statistics, for policy formulation, implementation, evaluation and effective monitoring of progress and contributing to the development of cooperation statistics in Africa. ECVP is also the focal point for capacity development and provision of training with a clear focus on those areas most relevant to ensuring economic growth and efficient implementation of Bank-financed projects and enhancing their impact.    THE HIRING DEPARTMENT: The Governance and Public Financial Management Coordination Office (ECGF) is in the complex of the Chief Economist / Vice Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP), based at the Headquarters in Abidjan, and is responsible for coordination and operationalization of the Bank's Governance policy, strategy and programs, including lending and non-lending work. ECGF works in collaboration with the other complex's and departments of the Bank towards ensuring (i) that the Bank's substantive technical engagement with key policy and strategy processes in the area of governance and public financial management are properly coordinated; and (ii) that the Bank's interventions in Regional Member Countries, through program-based operations/ budget support and institutional strengthening projects promote effective and accountable governance and public financial management   THE POSITION: The Principal Anti-Corruption Governance Officer (PL-4) will be responsible for providing specialist advice and inputs to the Bank Group's work on combatting corruption in particular through review of technical design and institutional arrangements for governance projects/programs proposed for Bank's funding and assessing their feasibility from the perspective of present and future impact.  He/She will also contribute to the development of knowledge, forging partnerships and strengthening initiatives in the area of governance and combatting corruption in particular.   In addition, the Principal Anti-Corruption Governance Officer will be expected to contribute to the origination, processing, supervision and general portfolio management of governance sector operations. These operations include budget support operations and institutional support projects, as well as targeted diagnostic works with a focus on building effective institutions that promote equity, transparency and accountability in the management of public resources. He/She will also contribute to conducting country level policy dialogue on key governance issues.   The work accomplished will contribute to realization of the Bank's governance work programme as it relates to the implementation of the Bank's High Fives priorities: Feed Africa; Light-up Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Lives of the people of Africa and the Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa..   KEY FUNCTIONS:   Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Governance and PFM Coordination Office the Principal Anti-Corruption Governance Officer will: - Provide thought leadership, technical advisory and project management support on governance and anti-corruption - Contribute to the development and implementation of the Bank's work program on anti-corruption as outlined in the Governance Strategy and other corporate documents - Engage in policy reform dialogue with Government officials and development partners on governance and anti-corruption policy and reforms.  - Lead/support Bank teams in the preparation and implementation of program-based operations and institutional support projects in support of governance and anti-corruption reforms at the country and regional levels. - Contribute to the development of innovative training tools and case studies for training on anti-corruption. - Support the Bank's broader efforts to enhance measures to combat fraud and corruption through advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around governance and anti-corruption - Support the AfDB's efforts to strengthen efforts to combat corruption and to place it on the agenda of the RMCs, sub-regional bodies, the African Union and at the international level. - Collaborate in multilateral efforts to mitigate the risks of fraud or corruption in development activities. - Contribute to reporting on anti-corruption programming for the Annual Report, ADF and other relevant reports. - Assist in the mainstreaming of anti-corruption in bank policy and strategy documents and work program. - Coordinate with other development partners, engage in relevant networks and act as focal person for engagements in the area of governance and anti-corruption. - Support resource mobilization efforts for anti-corruption work through the preparation of concept notes, proposals and other relevant documents. - Any other work as may be relevant to advance the Bank's Governance agenda in general and the anti-corruption work programme in particular.   COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):   - Hold at least a Masters Degree in Law, Public Policy, Economics, Public Administration, or other related discipline relevant to governance and economic management reforms. - Minimum 6 years of progressive professional experience in the field of governance and anti-corruption, preferably with an international organization or government institution, or an NGO, or with a law enforcement agency- - Proven track record of managing and delivering programs (including institutional support projects and budget support operations) and providing technical advice in support of combatting corruption. - Demonstrated knowledge and in-depth understanding of governance and the effective policies and measures for combatting corruption, particularly in Africa. - Experience in conducting effective policy dialogue and building partnerships with stakeholders on governance and anti-corruption themes - Ability to conduct policy research and carry out diagnostics on governance themes, and translate these into policy briefs, reports, or other knowledge products. - Ability to apply innovative approaches, work independently and apply new methods to solve problems. - Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, teamwork and leadership qualities, and ability to work effectively across sectors in a multi-cultural environment. - Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. - Familiarity with operational policies and programming practices of multilateral organisations. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language. - Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and Knowledge of SAP highly desirable.   THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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18/01/2022 - 13/02/2022

Special Representative - D1

Afghanistan, Kabul, Kabul - UN Women

Background   UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.   The Special Representative is responsible for Representative UN Women's strategy and portfolio in Afghanistan, translating the UN Women's Strategic Plan (SP) in line with regional and national priorities, into development, coordination and advocacy initiatives; and developing effective partnerships, UN system agencies and organizations, bilateral and non-traditional donors and civil society organization in order to advance gender equality and women's empowerment.   Duties and Responsibilities   Develop and manage and oversee UN Women's strategy in Afghanistan: - Develop and implement strategic direction of UN Women's presence. - Lead the design, planning, formulation, preparation and development Strategic vision and document in close consultation and collaboration with  civil society, donors, UN system partners and the Regional Director, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the country and other stakeholders and partners, taking into account transitional context. - Identify planning and programme needs, opportunities and approaches to strengthen UN Women presence and relevance where possible. - Provide strategic advice and leadership to UN Women's Executive Director, Regional Director and Senior Management on the regional and country direction. - Manage and ensure the quality of results-based and rights-based programming for the CO; Finalize the annual work plan and budget. - Lead the monitoring of the results-based management approach to programme planning and design. - Engage and collaborate with senior partners in the UN System.   Manage UN Women presence in Afghanistan: - Lead the office in the delivery of operational goals; finalize the annual work plan and budget; and oversee the implementation, including providing direction, guidance and technical support. - Oversee and approve programme work plans and the optimum and appropriate allocation and use of resources; monitor the overall progress and compliance. - Manage the preparation of UN Women mandated country reports. - Manage the audit review process and timely response to audit reports. - Provide managerial direction, guidance and leadership. Ensure effective workforce planning and timely recruitments; Manage the performance of personnel under their supervision; provide ongoing performance and career development feedback, timely completion of performance assessments and coaching. - Ensure that personnel are familiar with and follow UN Women's regulations and rules, policies and procedures in the Policy, Procedures and Guidance Framework (PPG); Ensure personnel are aware in particular or of UN Women's standards of conduct including but not limited to policies and procedures on preventing, reporting and addressing misconduct, Fraud and Corruption, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and abuse of authority, Protection from retaliation, and ensure mechanisms are in place to support personnel in this regard. - Promote teamwork to ensure harmonization, linkages, collaboration and synergy; Ensure a respectful, inclusive safe and healthy work environment for personnel.   Provide support to the Deputy Special Representative of the SG/Humanitarian Coordinator/Resident Coordinator (DSRSG/HC/RC) and serve as a member of  UN Country Team, including Humanitarian Country Team: - Serve as member of the UN Country Team (UNCT)/UN Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) under the strategic guidance and coordination of the UN SRSG collaborate and UN HC/RC on and lead as needed UNCT/HCT programming and advocacy to ensure gender equality and women's empowerment issues are fully integrated into UN programming processes, including the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and Transitional Engagement Framework with associated cooperation frameworks, needs overviews and  planning, budgeting, resource mobilization, implementation, monitoring and evaluation through UN results groups and respective joint workplans, and in an enhanced response to national partners. - Partner with SRSG and UN system partners to strengthen UN system interagency coherence, collaboration, planning, cooperation, and harmonization of programming, advocacy, common services, and operations; Facilitate joint programming and promote UN competencies to advance gender equality and women's human rights; report to the UN SRSG and DSRSG/HC/RC  on these issues as required. - Actively engage in regular UNCT and HCT consultations and decision-making processes. - Actively engage in and contribute to UNCT/HCT strategic communications that advance UN system efforts and collective results to promote Agenda 2030, including through Transitional Engagement Framework. - Ensure UN Women's active participation in UN system thematic and other working groups to establish effective networks and keep abreast of ongoing debates and thinking on development. - Ensure organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNSDCF development planning and agenda/priority setting for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. - Ensure enhanced accountability of the UNCT/HCT on gender mainstreaming and works for with the HC/RC Participate in HC/RC and UNCT members' performance appraisal, as requested.   Represent UN Women and lead advocacy strategies: - Represent UN Women in international intergovernmental forums, public information/relations events and key meetings, participate in policy dialogue; discuss policy initiatives, report on progress achieved and/or present policy papers/ideas. - Build relations and partnerships with multi-lateral, bi-lateral agencies and NGOs; and participate in regional, country and other critical meetings and events. - Lead and support advocacy for gender equality and women's empowerment to ensure that UN support towards realization of the national plans and priorities are done in a gender responsive manner, and within agreed international frameworks that promote and protect gender equality.   Create and maintain strategic partnerships and manage resource mobilization strategies: - Lead and oversee the development of resource mobilization strategies and manage the implementation of resource mobilization strategies, plans, and efforts. - Establish and maintain relationships with partners, stakeholders and donors to achieve active collaboration, cooperation and alliances on programme development and implementation and resource mobilization. - Finalize donor reports, and negotiate and/or approve cost-sharing agreements with donors; Establish reporting accountability framework to ensure that donors are duly informed on a timely basis.   Manage and oversee knowledge management, innovation and capacity building: - Manage the development and implementation of communication plans, based on UN Women's communication strategy. - Promote learning and development by providing opportunities for training and capacity guiding to enhance the competencies/productivity of team members. - Lead the production of knowledge products.   Oversee safety, security and well-being of personnel, programmes and organizational assets in close coordination with UNDSS, UN Women's local, regional and HQ Safety and Security Team: - Maintain and update security strategy, plan, and measures to ensure full compliance with UN security policies, procedures and requirements. - Serve as member of the Security Management team (SMT) and undertake relevant security and crisis management training. Guide and influence decisions and standards related to security of personnel, premises and assets. - Oversee the implementation of the Security Mainstreaming & Compliance and Business Continuity Management and Organizational Resilience requirements. - Ensure all personnel are made fully aware of safety and security procedures and policies and undertake mandatory training.   Key Performance Indicators:  - Timely and quality development and implementation of the UN Women's strategy and plan in Afghanistan. - Timely and quality delivery of operational goals. - Timely submission of UN Women Country Reports, donor reports and audit responses. - Quality and level of engagement with UNCT/HCT, including joint planning joint programming, joint resource mobilization,  joint advocacy, working groups. - UN Women is seen as a reliable and trustworthy partner by donors and civil society. - Timely development and implementation of resource mobilization strategy, resulting in sufficient resources to implement Strategic Note. - Performance of personnel, enabling work environment, security plans are in place and up to date, office produces quality knowledge products.   Competencies   Core Values: - Integrity; - Professionalism; - Respect for Diversity.   Core Competencies: - Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues; - Accountability; - Creative Problem Solving; - Effective Communication; - Inclusive Collaboration; - Stakeholder Engagement; - Leading by Example.   Please visit this link for more information on UN Women's Values and Competencies Framework: [http://chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/viewer.html?pdfurl=https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf&clen=550174&chunk=true](https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf)   Functional Competencies: - Ability to work in a conflict or post conflict context; - Excellent programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills; - Excellent people management skills in a multicultural environment; ability to deal with individuals from all backgrounds; - Results-oriented;  Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them; - Ability to ensure fair and equitable treatment for all; - Ability to lead, develop and empowering people; - Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them; - Ability to advocate and provide policy advice and interact with high level decision makers; - Excellent knowledge of gender equality and women's empowerment; - Excellent knowledge of UN system; - Ability to envision and lead the strategic direction for UN Women in the country; - Excellent networking skills; - Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising and develop strategies; - Excellent diplomatic and written and verbal communication skills.   Required Skills and Experience   Education:  - Master's degree or equivalent in international development, public administration, public policy or other relevant social science fields is required. - A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.   Experience:  - At least 15 years of progressively responsible development experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in development cooperation at the international level. - Experience in gender and women's issues programming, at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programmes or UN Mission. - Field based experience working with multi-cultural teams. - Experience in working in a conflict or post conflict country. - Experience in leading a team.   Languages:  - Fluency in English is required. - Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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18/01/2022 - 04/02/2022

Chief Natural Resources Officer - PL3

Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan - African Development Bank

THE BANK:       Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries (RMC)).  The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified, namely: energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.   THE COMPLEX The Chief Economist and Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP) is the Bank's spokesperson on economic matters. The ECVP is responsible for (i) providing leadership and visibility for the Bank on economics, financial governance and socio-economic development issues; and coordinate the generation of analytical works to inform Bank operations; (ii) systematically emphasize the critical role of knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and their tangible impact on sustainable, inclusive transformation of African economies. The ECVP inspires, generates and provides direct support to the President and Senior Management of the Bank on a broad range of policy issues within the broad remit of economics, finance, public financial management and inclusive economic development.   THE HIRING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION The external role of the African Natural Resources Centre is to support the Bank's Regional Member Countries (RMCs) improve development outcomes through effective management of natural resources wealth by delivering practical solutions on policy, legislative and investment decisions in the sector. Internally, it brings cohesion to the Bank's strategies in natural resources sectors by providing a single lens through which the institution tackles natural resources management. The Centre's Policy Analysis Division provides a systemic, integrated lens on the management of renewable and non-renewable natural resources for sustainable development. This is achieved through high-quality research and policy analysis, policy advocacy and knowledge dissemination, and technical assistance and capacity building for the Bank's RMCs in the following thematic areas: natural resource economics, natural resource planning, natural resource conservation, and natural resource governance.   THE POSITION:   The Chief Natural Resources Officer plays a central role in the delivery of the Centre's analysis and policy advisory on integrated natural resource management for sustainable development. This will be done through:   - Playing a lead role in the Centre's work on natural resource conservation, long-term resource planning and integrated development of renewable and non-renewable natural resources. - Playing a lead role in the Centre's work on climate change and the natural resource sectors, biodiversity and natural capital management for green growth and sustainable development. - Advocacy and dissemination of knowledge and best practices on strategic natural resource policy areas for the Centre and the Bank, including integrated natural resource management,  environmental sustainability, biodiversity, natural capital, and green growth.   KEY FUNCTIONS:   Under the supervision of the Division Manager, Policy Analysis, the Chief Natural Resources Officer is responsible for:  - Playing a leadership role in the Centre's knowledge and analytical work on natural resource conservation, long-term resource planning and integrated development of renewable and non-renewable natural resources. This will involve rigorous analysis of natural resource policy issues, and the production of high-quality reports and other advisory tools. - Coordinating capacity building programmes and technical advisory services to assist RMCs on integrated natural resource management, and providing on-demand technical advice for RMCs on cross-cutting policy issues related to the natural resource sectors. - Designing policy tools for investment decision-making in the natural resource sector, in support of integrated natural resources management, natural resource conservation and green growth. - Leading policy dialogue and advocacy activities to build internal and external knowledge on integrated natural resource management for sustainable development. - Providing technical advice to renewable and non-renewable resource experts in the Centre to ensure an integrated, holistic approach in the Centre's interventions on natural resource management, and to ensure mainstreaming of global best practices on green growth, climate change and environmental sustainability. - Providing technical inputs on integrated natural resource management for the implementation of the Bank's green growth and climate change agenda. - Overseeing the work of consultants engaged to advise RMCs on integrated natural resource development, natural capital and biodiversity conservation, and green growth. - Supporting the Centre's partnership and resource mobilisation efforts in the areas of natural resource planning and conservation, biodiversity and natural capital management; sustainable financing for natural resource projects and overall, integrated natural resource management; - Collaborating with other departments in the ECVP Complex and other Bank Departments for research, policy analysis and advocacy on integrated natural resource management and green growth; - Supporting the Centre's role in the Bank's operations, providing necessary inputs into natural resources-related projects, including contributing to the preparation of Country Diagnostic Notes, Country and Regional Strategy Papers, project appraisals, and relevant Economic and Sector Works (ESWs). - Carrying out a range of administrative tasks, such as; assisting in the preparation and coordination of the Division and Centre's work programmes; drafting statements, briefing notes, talking points and responses to questions by the press, on behalf of Senior Management; - Contributing to major ECVP and Bank Group reports such as African Economic Outlook, Annual Report, as designated. - Managing resources specific to own areas of responsibility.   COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge)   - Hold at least a Master's degree in economics, international development, law or public policy. Specialisation in natural resource management is highly desirable. A relevant doctorate degree is an advantage. - Have a minimum of (7) seven years relevant experience with a specific focus in any of the following areas: integrated natural resource management, natural resource conservation, biodiversity, natural capital and ecosystem services management, environmental management, climate change, green growth. - Strong knowledge production skills; able to prepare high-quality publications and reports for a broad range of audiences. This should be demonstrated through a robust academic and policy publications track record. - Strong analytical skills, particularly in the use of mixed-method (quantitative and qualitative) techniques, and experience in conducting empirical research in Africa. - A track record in providing policy analysis and advice in the area of natural resource management; experience in the assessment and appraisal of natural resource projects (whether public or private) is an advantage. - Proven ability to build and lead a team of motivated staff, and utilise the talents and expertise of team members in a productive way. - Private sector experience is an advantage. - Experience of working with the AfDB, or other multilateral development organisations is desirable. - Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language. - Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) - Experience in the use of SAP is advantageous.   THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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18/01/2022 - 13/02/2022

Public Partnership Specialist - P3

United States of America, New York, New York City - UNICEF

UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.   Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.   And we never give up. For every child, hope . . .    To create a world where the rights of every child are realized, UNICEF builds meaningful partnerships with the public and the private sector, to advocate on behalf of children worldwide and to leverage resources for programmes in their support. Focusing on the public sector, UNICEF's Public Partnerships Division works to achieve two outcomes: - The rights and interests of children are effectively translated into policies, programmes and budgets of public partners at all levels; and - Adequate, flexible and predictable resources are mobilized and leveraged to achieve results for children.    How can you make a difference?   Under the supervision of the Senior Partnership Advisor, the Public Partnership Specialist's purpose is to deepen collaboration with key stakeholders and provide an interface for environmental scanning, knowledge exchange, resource mobilization, and policy influence within the scope of assignment.   S/He may also serve as focal point and resource for colleagues on specific thematic areas of strategic relevance for partnership development as well as grant management and financing agreement compliance. The key result is to ensure greater visibility for UNICEF and influence in support of its mission.  - Implement the work plan for assigned area, in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of results, in accordance with UNICEF's partnership strategy.  - Seeks and promotes new partnerships and resource mobilization, working with UNICEF colleagues to identify partnership and resource mobilization needs and broker resource mobilization agreements to meet those needs.  - Receives and screens inquiries from potential collaborators and facilitates communication with appropriate UNICEF staff. Scans and scouts external environment within designated partnership area for opportunities and risks and shares information in a timely fashion with relevant UNICEF staff.  - Provides strategic, logistical and programmatic support to senior management and other UNICEF staff in corporate engagement and interaction with assigned partners.  - Contributes to team oversight of grant management issues and other compliance matters outlined in financing agreements.  - Develops and maintains deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders, contributing to a database of key contacts and to UNICEF's base of knowledge on partnership and resource mobilization.  - Develops and implements  partnership engagement and resource mobilization plans.  - Acts as a focal point for identification and pursuit of opportunities for outreach, engagement, policy influence and collaboration, including on how to anticipate and respond to partners' concerns and priorities, ensure that UNICEF's interests, perspectives, and knowledge are taken into account in relevant policy and institutional processes, and ensure that they are fully aware of UNICEF's perspectives, policies, priorities and capabilities. Contribute to the development and management of initiatives for high-level outreach, including for UNICEF's Senior Management.  - Contributes to the development of new partnership and resource mobilization practices and approaches by formulating recommendations for action based on on-going monitoring, analyzing current trends within designated partners and formulating recommendations for strategy approaches and message development.  - Contributes to strategies for engagement and the development of communications products to enhance UNICEF's visibility and influence with existing and prospective partners and key stakeholders by providing analysis of the current environment and trends and formulating recommendations for strategy approaches and message development. Works closely with UNICEF's colleagues to ensure that policy advocacy and outreach is strongly grounded in the experience and insights of the programmes that UNICEF's supports. Contributes written inputs for communications instruments that best inform and influence decision makers.  - Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure the success of the team, including guiding, training, and coaching short-term staff, including interns and consultants, as needed.  To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have?   - An advanced university degree (Master's or higher) in one of the following fields: international relations, political science, communications, international development, business/public administration or another relevant technical field.  - A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in one of the following areas is required: public affairs, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area.  - Diplomatic communication and negotiation skills to establish and maintain trusted partnerships for achievement of objectives and to develop close and effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders.  - Current knowledge of development issues, strategies, as well as programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation.   - In-depth knowledge of partnership development and resource mobilization.  - Demonstrated ability to formulate new approaches in respect of resources management and outreach- related activities.  - Skill in the identification of new opportunities or requirements to meet challenges in the field and propose changes.  - Knowledge of UNICEF grant management rules, regulations and systems.  - Excellent communications skills, verbal and written.  - In-depth familiarity with political and governmental processes.  - Ability to conduct sound policy analysis.  - Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.    For every Child, you demonstrate...   UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and to view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.   UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.   Remarks:   Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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18/01/2022 - 31/01/2022

Partnerships Development Specialist Private Sector - P4

United States of America, New York, New York City - UN Women

Background   NOTE: The duration of the assignment is for 6 months. Whereas an external candidate will be offered a temporary appointment, subject to release agreements, staff members in UN Women may be administered as a temporary assignment and staff members in the UN Common system may be administered under a loan arrangement.   UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.   Part of the Strategic Partnerships Division, the Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships and Advisory Services Section (MPAS) brings together UN Women's multi-stakeholder initiatives through various partnership engagement. It convenes Corporations and Foundations, HeForShe, Individual, Digital and Public Giving, the Unstereotype Alliance and the Women's Empowerment Principles |WE EMPOWER-G7 and seeks to ensure that these are complementary and synergistic. MPAS is the driver of UN Women's corporate engagement with the private sector both in terms of substantive partnership and resource mobilization, as well as leveraging the range of UN Women's partnership vehicles and its National Committees to achieve maximum impact for gender equality and women's empowerment.   MPAS is responsible for bringing coherence to UN Women's various interactions with private actors, including business, philanthropy and individual supporters.  It leverages the complementarity between different partnership vehicles to enable the fullest possible partnerships to support UN Women's mandate and the objectives of the new Strategic Plan 2022 -2025.   The Partnerships Development  Specialist will report directly to the Chief of MPAS and work in close coordination with the Private Partnerships team and colleagues across all MPAS Teams to provide guidance on partner and donor acquisition, building partnerships, and advising on the development of resource mobilization plans in line with MPAS's resource mobilization targets to ensure delivery of UN Women's goals and financial results.    Duties and Responsibilities   Design, Develop and oversee the implementation of  resource mobilization and advocacy strategies for private sector partnerships under the umbrella of Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships and Advisory Services Section MPAS led global initiatives: - Develop and oversee the implementation of differentiated, donor fund-raising and "friend-raising" strategies and activities, aligned and intersected with strategies of all MPAS led global initiatives: HeforShe, WEPS, WEA and UA and in line with UN Women Strategic Plan 2022-2025; - Oversee relevant private sector partnership portfolio, agreements, engagement and activities; - Oversee the development of targeted advocacy and communications materials and products to mobilize new partnerships and attract additional donors' funding; - Provide technical support to the development of project proposals in line with UN Women's Strategic Plan 2022-2025 as well as the interest of donors; - Identify new opportunities to secure additional non-core resources and subsequent activities; - Review and evaluate proposals to donors and partners; - Oversee ad-hoc donor studies, research, and other activities to identify funding opportunities; update the resources mobilization strategy as needs emerge.   Build trust and maintain effective relationships with donors and partners across MPAS led initiatives: - Build and maintain direct and effective relationships with new strategic prospects to foster wider social impact and drive new fundraising opportunities from private sector; - Determine the partnerships landscape to ensure optimal win-win partnerships for UN Women; - Identify and mobilize key strategic partnerships to enhance impact and influence for UN Women's strategic priorities; - Act as a direct entry point for private sector donors, building institutional relationships.   Oversee knowledge building and sharing and advocacy efforts: - Oversee the development of knowledge products across MPAS led initiatives to effectively position UN Women and its work/impact with private sector partners; - Share knowledge and enhance organizational learning in UN Women through the development and use of on-line tools, templates, tips, mechanisms and guidelines; - Monitor emerging issues that could affect partnerships and resource contributions (risk management).   Provide advisory and specialized strategic guidance to the Chief of MPAS: - Act as a key resource of real-time partner intelligence for Chief of MPAS and UN Women's senior management; - Advise, guide, and provide substantive inputs to the MPAS resource mobilization strategies; - Prepare high-level documents, talking points, briefs and other strategic papers/materials as and when requested; - Review regularly the annual work plan, deliverables and relevant budget/s and make recommendation/s to ensure its successful delivery.   Key Performance Indicators:  - Timely and quality design, development and implementation of the assigned portfolio and its relevant activities, timelines and budgets, in line with the AWP and achieved annual targets; - Increase in resources mobilized; - Excellent relations with partners and stakeholders; - Regular and timely monitoring of activities ; - Quality and timely reporting; - Enhanced best practices and lessons learned documented and circulated; - Increased awareness of UN Women among potential and new partners.   Competencies   Core Values: - Integrity; - Professionalism; - Respect for Diversity.   Core Competencies: - Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues; - Accountability; - Creative Problem Solving; - Effective Communication; - Inclusive Collaboration; - Stakeholder Engagement; - Leading by Example.   Please visit this link for more information on UN Women's Values and Competencies Framework: [http://chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/viewer.html?pdfurl=https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf&clen=550174&chunk=true](https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf)   Functional Competencies: - Excellent programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills; - Strong networking skills, ability to mobilize resources; - Strong negotiation skills; - Strong partnership building skills; - Knowledge of UN system and UN programme management systems; - Ability to balance competing priorities and manage a high volume of diverse and time-sensitive projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction; - Familiarity with the Sustainable Development Goals is an asset.   Required Skills and Experience   Education:  - Master's degree or equivalent in business management, project management, public administration, social science, or other related areas is required. - A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. - A Portfolio Management related certification (Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® or Management of Portfolios (MoP®) is an asset.   Experience:  - At least 7 years of progressively responsible partnership development experience that combines policy and resource mobilization leadership in the area of gender equality, at the international level, preferably within the UN system, Agencies, Funds and Programs. - Experience building, maintaining and managing  relationships with strategic partners, governmental institutions and non-profit organizations. - Experience operating within cross-functional teams and effectively assessing and balancing cross-functional issues or risks. - Experience in resource mobilization for gender equality programmes is requirement. - Experience in leading a team is an asset.   Languages:  - Fluency in English is required. - Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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18/01/2022 - 24/01/2022

Forensics Officer - P3

Italy, Lazio, Rome - world food programme

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.    ABOUT WFP   The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.   ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT   The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is well known for its ability to deliver food assistance rapidly to people in need. In recent years, WFP has experienced a paradigm shift in response to an evolving operating environment that requires the UN agency's technical expertise not only in the delivery of food assistance, but also in the development of sustainable hunger-smart and nutrition-sensitive solutions that will support progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Two: "End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture".   We are currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Forensic Investigations Officer at the P3 level based in the Organization's Office of Inspections and Investigations (OIGI) at WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The Forensic Investigations Officer will be reporting to Forensics Officer (P4) (first level) and Chief of Operations and Investigations Support (second level). Frequent and often at short notice travel to WFP field operations, in over 80 countries, is required.  JOB PURPOSE   Within delegated authority, the Forensic Investigations Officer will be responsible for the following duties: - Provide digital forensic services including recovery and acquisition of evidence from IT equipment, preservation and management of evidence using best industry practice during investigation and archiving. - Analysis of evidence including device data extraction, recovery of corrupt data, electronic mail extraction and database examination. - Perform regular data mining and data analytical procedures using appropriate tools (e.g. lntella) to assist in investigations, including regular data mining to highlight potentially fraudulent activity. - Perform complex OSINT extractions and analysis. - Provide tailored digital forensics trainings to the OIGI Investigations Officers and Forensics Officers, where appropriate. - Perform comprehensive technical analysis and interpret computer-related evidence such as e-mail, various databases, and information stored on electronic devices using forensic tools and methods. - Document the chain of custody process for forensic evidence, as well as evidence acquisition and analysis methods. - Plan and implement electronic discovery, computer forensic investigations, and related services for large data sets. - Collect pertinent information related to OIGI cases utilising WFP corporate database, including SAP, and available public databases. - Review the collected data along with OIGI case materials, analyse the data and produce comprehensive analytical reports. - Maintain knowledge in IT and digital industry standard tools, policies and practices as they pertain to investigation work in order to identify any shortcomings or potential for improvement and advise OIGI management accordingly. - Maintain OIGI forensic systems and equipment by carrying out regular tasks, such as backing up data, monitoring network and systems, and peripherals, running systems diagnostics, patch management and system optimization, replenishment of consumables, etc. - Administer user access to systems and databases, monitor system and application usage. - Carry out any other duty as instructed.  KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)   - Efficiently plan and undertake office and field-based investigations into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations. - Manage the workflow of individual investigation cases within the set timeframes. - Prepare reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to investigations and based on analysis and findings, make recommendations for corrective actions, improved controls and efficiency of WFP operations. - Contribute to the development or develop policies and procedures and share best practices/lessons learnt from investigative work. - Other as required.  STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Education:   Advanced university degree in Digital Forensics, Computer Information Systems, Criminal and Forensics Sciences  or other related fields. Relevant professional certification in the field of Digital Forensics.   Experience:   Five years or more of professional experience in digital forensics, investigations, evidence handling, e-discovery processes and data analysis with an international organization, law enforcement agency, law firm, multinational company, professional services firm, or similar environment.     Knowledge & Skills:   - Skills in coordination of multiple investigations and delivery of planned outputs. - Familiarity with the use of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources and databases. - Ability to coach staff in collection and handling facts and evidence. - Strong business acumen and strategic thinking - Strong coordination, planning and leadership skills including ability to influence Senior Managers by consistent and clear communication. - Solid communication skills and setting priorities. - Demonstrated knowledge of the latest digital forensic techniques (acquisition and analysis) applied to hard drives, electronic devices such as mobile phones, networking and encryption, principles and techniques of computer security investigation, etc. - Demonstrated knowledge in the development of automated forensics scripts using PowerShell, Python, or other programming language, including EnScript Programming. - Demonstrated knowledge in application programming interface (API) analysis for forensics investigations. - Demonstrated familiarity with United Nations justice system is highly desirable - Demonstrated expertise in theories, concepts and approaches relevant to investigations and practical use of investigation techniques.   Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or, Portuguese (WFP's working language).   OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS   The Forensic Investigations Officer will be under the direct supervision of the Forensics Officer (P4) and will assist OIGI Investigation Officers in carrying out investigation activities. The person selected will participate as a team member on investigations under the guidance of a lead Investigation Officer and with a certain degree of independence.The Forensic Investigations Officer is expected to: - Show ability to think and articulate concisely. - Provide thorough and well-reasoned written contributions, reports and recommendations in a timely manner. - Show effective and timely interaction with colleagues and concerned parties, internally and externally. - Contribute to OIGl's policies and procedures and best practices. - Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner, keep confidentiality and exercise due care in carrying out his/her work; and - Undertake the tasks in accordance with the standards of quality, style and format used in OIGI.  TERMS AND CONDITIONS   - The position is open to all nationalities.  - The position is based in Rome  - The selected candidate will be employed on a renewable fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year.  - WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details, please visit icsc.un.org - Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are however classified as "non-rotational" which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.        ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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17/01/2022 - 04/02/2022

Investigations Officer - P3

Italy, Lazio, Rome - world food programme

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.    ABOUT WFP   The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.   JOB PURPOSE   As an Investigation Officer, you will take part in internal reviews and assessments of received complains and allegations, efficiently plan and undertake complex investigations and prepare comprehensive reports. A large emphasis is placed on coordination of the work of investigative teams, development of policies and procedures, provision of advice on best practices with respect to investigations and guidance/training to other staff.   Investigations matters include Fraud and Corruption, Abusive Conduct, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and other policy violation of WFP staff and contracted partners and vendors.   ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT   The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is well known for its ability to deliver food assistance rapidly to people in need. In recent years, WFP has experienced a paradigm shift in response to an evolving operating environment that requires the UN agency's technical expertise not only in the delivery of food assistance, but also in the development of sustainable hunger-smart and nutrition-sensitive solutions that will support progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Two: "End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture". The Office of Inspections and Investigations is a part of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The mission of OIGI is to conduct inspections and investigations into allegations of wrongdoing and misconduct. The purpose of an investigation is to establish facts and provide sufficient evidence and analysis to determine whether a reported allegation of wrongdoing or misconduct has occurred and, if so, to allow WFP management to take action against the persons or entities responsible. OIGI investigations involve WFP personnel, cooperating partners, vendors and other parties.   OIGI currently has two investigation teams in Rome and Nairobi for which we are recruiting. Investigation support (Forensics, Policy and Quality Assurance, and an Intake Team) is provided from the Rome office. We are seeking to fill 2 Investigations Officer positions in Rome, Italy at the Office of Inspections and Investigations in Headquarters (HQ) and 3 positions in Nairobi, Kenya. The positions will be reporting to the Chief Investigation Officer Rome or Nairobi. Frequent and often at short notice travel to WFP field operations, in over 80 countries, is required.   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)   - Efficiently plan and undertake office and field-based investigations into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations. - Manage the workflow of individual investigation cases within the set timeframes. - Take part in internal reviews and assessments of received complains and allegations and draw recommendations. - Prepare reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to investigations and, based on analysis and findings, make recommendations for corrective actions, improved controls and efficiency of WFP operations. - Assess the potential for fraud and corruption in operational activities and contribute to formulation of recommendations to senior management. - Provide guidance and advice to WFP employees on matters pertaining to the investigation of wrongdoing and direct staff appointed by field offices to assist Regularly appraise progress of investigations and assess probable impact of investigation outcomes relative to strategies and advice colleagues. - Coordinate with local officials, governments, and external organizations, and obtain their support such as interpreters or facts providers to facilitate investigative work. - Effectively work and coordinate with other control and monitoring functions as appropriate. - Contribute to the development or develop policies and procedures, and share best practices/lessons learnt from investigative work. - Other as required.  STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Education: University degree in Criminology, Investigations, Law, Audit, Accounting or other related fields. Formal training and/or certification in various law enforcement methodologies/fraud examination or investigation.  Experience: Five years or more of relevant progressively responsible professional experience in conducting criminal or administrative investigations.   Knowledge & Skills:  - In depth understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to investigations and practical use of investigation techniques. - Demonstrated skills in investigations planning and implementation. - Familiarity with the use of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources and databases. - Expertise in handling facts/evidence related to investigations. - Business acumen. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Time management skills.  Language:  Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or, Portuguese (WFP's working language).   TERMS AND CONDITIONS   - The positions are open to all nationalities.  - While WFP does support flexible working arrangements, the positions are based in Rome and Nairobi and would require the selected candidate to relocate. - The selected candidate will be employed on a renewable fixed-term contract (up to 8 years) with a probationary period of one year.  - WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details, please visit icsc.un.org - Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are however classified as "non-rotational" which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.     ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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17/01/2022 - 31/01/2022

Investigations Officer - P4

Italy, Lazio, Rome - world food programme

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.    ABOUT WFP   The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.   ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT   The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is well known for its ability to deliver food assistance rapidly to people in need. In recent years, WFP has experienced a paradigm shift in response to an evolving operating environment that requires the UN agency's technical expertise not only in the delivery of food assistance, but also in the development of sustainable hunger-smart and nutrition-sensitive solutions that will support progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Two: "End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture". The Office of Inspections and Investigations is a part of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The mission of OIGI is to conduct inspections and investigations into allegations of wrongdoing and misconduct. The purpose of an investigation is to establish facts and provide sufficient evidence and analysis to determine whether a reported allegation of wrongdoing or misconduct has occurred and, if so, to allow WFP management to take action against the persons or entities responsible. OIGI investigations involve WFP personnel, cooperating partners, vendors and other parties. OIGI currently has two investigation teams in Rome and Nairobi for which we are recruiting. Investigation support (Forensics, Policy and Quality Assurance, and an Intake Team) is provided from the Rome office. We are seeking to fill 1 Investigations Officer (P4) position in Rome, Italy at the Office of Inspections and Investigations in Headquarters (HQ) and 2 Investigations Officer (P4) positions Nairobi, Kenya. The positions will be reporting to the Chief Investigation Officer Rome or Nairobi.  Frequent and often at short notice travel to WFP field operations, in over 80 countries, is required.  JOB PURPOSE   As an Investigation Officer, you will take part in internal reviews and assessments of received complains and allegations, efficiently plan and undertake complex investigations and prepare comprehensive reports. A large emphasis is placed on coordination of the work of investigative teams, development of policies and procedures, provision of advice on best practices with respect to investigations and guidance/training to other staff.   Investigations matters include Fraud and Corruption, Abusive Conduct, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and other policy violation of WFP staff and contracted partners and vendors.   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)   - Efficiently coordinate and undertake office and field-based complex investigations into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations. - Coordinate preparation and/or prepare comprehensive reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to complex investigations and based on analysis and findings, make solid recommendations for corrective actions, improved controls and efficiency of WFP operations. - Monitor, support and coordinate the work of investigative teams to ensure that outputs meet the quality standards and are delivered according to the established schedules. - Effectively manage the workflow of individual cases. - Take part in internal review and assessment of received complains and allegations, and formulate comprehensive investigation plans for complex investigations. - Assess the potential for fraud and corruption in operational activities and formulate solid recommendations for senior management decisions. - Provide guidance and advice to WFP staff on matters pertaining to the investigation of wrongdoing, and direct staff appointed by field offices to assist in investigations. - Regularly appraise progress of investigations, assess probable impact of investigation outcomes relative to strategies, and advice colleagues. - Coordinate with local officials, governments, and external organizations and obtain their support such as interpreters or facts providers to facilitate investigative work. - Effectively work, collaborate and coordinate with other control and monitoring functions as appropriate. - Provide advice on and promote best practices with respect to investigations. - Provide support in the preparation of work plans and the establishment of priorities in the investigation function. - Assist in the development and implementation of investigators' trainings. - Develop policies and procedures and share best practices/lessons learnt from investigative work. - Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men. - Relieving in the role of Chief Investigations Officer as required.  STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Education: University degree in Criminology, Investigations, Law, Audit, Accounting or other related fields. Formal training and/or certification in various law enforcement methodologies/fraud examination or investigation. Experience: Eight years or more (of which three international) of relevant progressively  responsible professional experience in planning, leading and executing complex criminal or administrative investigations. Knowledge & Skills: - Demonstrated expertise in theories, concepts and approaches relevant to investigations and practical use of investigation techniques. - Skills in coordination of multiple investigations and delivery of planned outputs. - Familiarity with the use of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources and databases. - Ability to coach staff in collection and handling facts and evidence. - Strong business acumen and strategic thinking. - Strong coordination, planning and leadership skills including ability to influence Senior Managers by consistent and clear communication. - Solid communication skills and setting priorities. Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or, Portuguese (WFP's working language).   TERMS AND CONDITIONS   - The positions are open to all nationalities.  - While WFP does support flexible working arrangements, the positions are based in Rome and Nairobi and would require the selected candidate to relocate. - The selected candidate will be employed on a renewable fixed-term contract (up to 8 years) with a probationary period of one year.  - WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details, please visit icsc.un.org - Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are however classified as "non-rotational" which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.      ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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17/01/2022 - 31/01/2022

Humanitarian Affairs Officer - P4

United States of America, New York, New York City - OCHA

Org. Setting and Reporting   This position is located in the Learning, Guidance and Reporting Section of the Pooled Fund Management Branch, Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principles humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.  The post is based in New York and the Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of Section.   Responsibilities   Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: - Serves as a senior policy officer; advise on overall policy direction on specific issues; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of policy issues related to safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance and the linkages with other related areas (e.g. human rights). - Prepares policy position papers for review. - Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follows-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies. - Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, background papers, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, etc.; with respect to the latter, takes the lead in providing support and information to relevant councils or other entities on specific issues. - Serves as the primary focal point on specific topics or policy-related issues; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues. - Provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers. - Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian developments, disaster relief/management programmes or emergency situations in assigned country/area; develops and maintains a "watch list" of countries with potential for humanitarian crisis. - Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations; ensures necessary support (e.g. staff, funding, specialized equipment, supplies, etc.); prepares situation reports to the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying unmet requirements of stricken countries. - Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through OCHA. - Assists member states in capacity-building for handling emergency situations; develops country-specific indicators for countries of concern in collaboration with area experts and ensures the subsequent monitoring of these indicators; recommends actions based on the analysis of pertinent information. - Initiates and coordinates activities related to technical cooperation and technical assistance projects in disaster response and disaster response preparedness; formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports for submission to governments. - Analyzes and assists in introducing new technologies for disaster warning/management. - Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations. - Establishes and maintains contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning, etc. - Organizes and participates in work groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters. - May participate in planning and preparation of unit budget and work program. - Performs other duties as required.   Competencies   - Professionalism: Knowledge of wide range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related human rights issues. Conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to include ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response. Demonstrated problem-solving skills and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems. Knowledge of region or country of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions. Ability to negotiate and to influence others to reach agreement. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery). Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian affairs and knowledge of the institutions of the UN system. Demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations. Ability to relate humanitarian affairs issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected country/region. 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. - 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.   Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.   Work Experience - A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required. - A minimum three (3) years of recent international field experience (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations is required. - Experience in humanitarian financing and pooled funding is required. - Experience working in the UN Common System or comparable international organization is desirable.   Languages English and French are the official working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.   Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.   Special Notice   - The duration of the assignment on the post of Humanitarian Affairs Officer (30073392) in the Learning, Guidance and Reporting Section of the Pooled Fund Management Branch, Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), will be for an initial period of one year. If the assignment is subsequently extended, the total period of the assignment may not exceed the maximum period of four years. - 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. - An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.   United Nations Considerations   According 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.      ________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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17/01/2022 - 12/02/2022

Humanitarian Affairs officer - P4

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - OCHA

Org. Setting and Reporting   This position is located in the Donor Relations Section (DRS) of the Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Branch (PRMB) in the Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Division (HFRMD), in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva. OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principles humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of Section, DRS.   Responsibilities   Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: - Serves as a senior policy officer; advise on overall policy direction on specific issues; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of policy issues related to humanitarian funding. - Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian funding developments, disaster relief/management programmes or emergency situations in assigned country/area;. - Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster funding assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations. - Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through OCHA. - Assists member states in capacity-building for handling emergency situations; develops country-specific indicators for countries of concern in collaboration with area experts and ensures the subsequent monitoring of these indicators; recommends actions based on the analysis of pertinent information. - Formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports and funding agreements for submission to donor governments. - Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian funding, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follows-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies. - Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, etc.; with respect to the latter, takes the lead in providing support and information to relevant councils or other entities on specific issues.  - Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations. - Establishes and maintains contacts with donor government officials, other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on resource mobilization and contingency planning, etc. - Serves as the primary focal point on specific topics or policy-related issues; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues.  - Organizes and participates in work groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners humanitarian funding and emergency relief-related matters. - May participate in planning and preparation of unit budget and work program. - Provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers. - Performs other duties as required.   Competencies   - Professionalism: Knowledge of wide range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related human rights issues. Conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to include ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response. Demonstrated problem-solving skills and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems. Knowledge of region or country of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions. Ability to negotiate and to influence others to reach agreement. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery). Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian affairs and knowledge of the institutions of the UN system. Demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations. Ability to relate humanitarian affairs issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected country/region. 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.   Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.   Work Experience - A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, or crisis/emergency relief management is required. - Solid working experience in institutional mandates, financial rules and regulations, policies and procedures of the UN Common System or similar international organization is required. - Experience in handling donor governments' reporting and accountability systems is required. - Extensive experience in verbal and written communication and inter-personal skills to staff, senior officials and external partners is required. - At least three (3) years of international field experience in humanitarian and/or UN field operations is desirable.   Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position advertised, fluency in both English and French is required.   Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and / or a competency based interview.   Special Notice   - The duration of the assignment on the post of Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Post #30524448, in the Donor Relations Section, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Branch, Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Division of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva, will be for an initial period of one year. If the assignment is subsequently extended, the total period of the assignment may not exceed the maximum period of four years. - An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. - 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.   United Nations Considerations   According 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.        ________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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