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UN Women: Executive Associate
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||13-Sep-11 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-7|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
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.
Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women will work 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 centre of all its efforts, UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations System efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The Director, Management and Administration, reports to the Executive Director, UN Women, and is responsible for the strategic planning, managerial leadership, oversight and quality control of finance, human resources and administrative operations ensuring timely, effective and efficient delivery of services according to plans, standards of performance and objectives and accountability framework for operations and the protection and safeguarding of all UN Women (human, financial and administrative) resources. The Director also serves as a member of the Executive Director’s senior management team and provides advice and counsel in UN Women strategic discussion and development and policy setting.
The Executive Associate reports to the Director, Management and Administration, UN Women for general supervision and is responsible for providing support to the Director through the administration and execution of a variety of activities and transactions to ensure the efficient flow of information and communication to and from the Office of the Director to facilitate timely action and decision making, arranging and scheduling meetings and events; and collecting, verifying and organizing information, materials and documentations for the Director’s easy access and use.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support to the Division’s budget preparation and financial services and operations.
2. Administration of information and communication in the Director’s Office
3. Administrative support
Impact of Results
The efficient and prompt delivery of services impact on a whole range services and operations in the Division and result in meeting client (internal / external) needs and satisfaction. The accurate analysis and presentation of information strengthens the capacity of the Director to act/respond promptly and appropriately.
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
Required Skills and Experience
Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.