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Re-advertisement - UN Women Operations Manager (For Rwandan nationals only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kigali, RWANDA|
|Application Deadline :||27-Jan-14|
|Additional Category||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-C|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year renewable|
Applicants who previously applied need not re-apply.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality as 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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts.
Under the direct supervision of the UN Women Representative, the Operations Manager serves as a member of the senior management team, with oversight responsibilities for all aspects of CO operations, This includes strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, security management, ICT and common services consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. The Operations Manager additionally serves as a key advisor to the UN Women Representative on matters of organizational integrity with the aim of ensuring: (i) compliance with UN Women policies and regulations; (ii) effective systems to support programme delivery and growth; (iii) accountability to organizational values and principles; and (iv) an enabling workplace environment in which staff potential is maximized.
The Operations Manager leads and guides the CO Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team, with programme staff and with other UN Agencies and a client-oriented approach. The Operations Manager works in close collaboration with programme teams in the Office, providing close guidance to programme staff who perform adjunct operations functions, ensuring that such staff are knowledgeable of rules and procedures governing programme finances, donor reporting, and personnel. She/he also works in collaboration with operations staff in other UN Agencies, UN Women Regional Office and HQ staff and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Lead and guide the Operations Team in the provision of results-oriented support services.
Ensure oversight, quality assurance, and compliance with corporate guiding principles, rules, policies, and strategies in the area of Operations
Proper planning, expenditure tracking and audit of financial resources, including extra-budgetary income in accordance with UN Women rules and regulations
Ensure the provision of the full range HRM services (e.g. recruitment, contract administration, staff development, etc.) to the CO
Provide efficient procurement and logistical services and supervision through the Procurement team
Information and communication management and supervision of ICT team
Common Services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies
Focal Point for security issues, and ensures security plans and related infrastructure is in place.
Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity; Organizational Awareness
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field.
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.