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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||11-Feb-13|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year (Renewable)|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
Please note: This is a locally recruited position, open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC. Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligible criteria stated above prior to their application.
The Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) leads and supports the UNDP in cultivating, building and nurturing strategic relationships and alliances that are essential for advancing and successfully achieving the mission of UNDP, that includes partnership development, resource mobilization, communications and governance.
To carry out its responsibilities BERA has a Directorate (DIR) and four clusters as follows: Communications (CC); Innovation and Development Alliances (IDAC), Resource Partnerships Cluster (RPC) and Multilateral Affairs and UN Coherence Cluster (MAUCC). The MDG-F Secretariat is also housed in BERA. In addition, BERA has Representation Offices in 5 major donor capitals and in collaboration with Regional Bureaus, manages 2 UNDP Centres in Istanbul and Seoul.
Under the overall guidance of the Cluster Leader and direct supervision of the Operations Associate of the Multilateral Affairs and UN Coherence cluster, Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy (BERA), the Operations Associate provides substantive services in policy and partnerships support, administrative tasks, financial management, human resources and website ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Operations Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the division.
The Operations Associate works in close collaboration with the management support unit in the BERA Directorate and all staff in the cluster, in particular the coordinator of the Conference Services and Operations Support work stream, to support financial management, information delivery and overall administrative management.
Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency in financial resources management and success in implementation of operational strategies. Accurate analysis of financial and operational information enhances UNDP credibility in use of financial resources and proper financial management. Efficiency in and coordination of information facilitates decision-making by the management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Implementation of Operational Strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Accounting, Finance and administrative support, focusing on performing the following functions:
Provide effective information and knowledge management support to Cluster Leader, Team Managers and staff in the cluster focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Conference services: Ensures effective and efficient logistical support for Conference services focusing on achievement of the following results:
Systematization of information
Leadership and Self-Management
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Knowledge Management and Learning
Required Skills and Experience
N.B. All applicant are required to submit a completed and signed P-11(UN Personal History Form) detailing the qualification and experience they can bring to the post. Kindly upload P-11 form from link: http://sas.undp.org/documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.