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Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Africa
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||13-Apr-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||ASG|
|Languages Required :|
Applications for this vacancy MUST be submitted to the following email address: email@example.com. ONLY applications received at this email address will be accepted. Include: detailed CV and academic credentials as supporting documentation and indicate this reference: # ASG- RBA.
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries' efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, which will guide global development priorities for the next 15 years.
Encompassing 46 countries, the Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) is UNDP’s largest Regional Bureau. With its headquarters in New York, and one regional Service Centre in Addis Ababa, it covers almost one third of the countries in crisis or post-crisis situations.
To help Africa overcome its development challenges, UNDP is focusing its resources to support development efforts of countries in the region through:
The Regional Director is the leader of UNDP in the region as well as a member of UNDP’s corporate leadership, and as such, serves as a role model for corporate values, behaviors and substantive skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Applications for this vacancy MUST be submitted to the following email address : firstname.lastname@example.org. ONLY applications received at this email address will be accepted. Include: detailed CV and academic credentials as supporting documentation and indicate this reference: # ASG- RBA.
The Director of Regional Bureau for Africa reports to the Administrator/Associate Administrator. He/She is a member of UNDP’s Executive Group and contributes to shaping and monitoring overall corporate strategic directions. He/She directs and manages the overall policy and ongoing regional programme and country office operations of the region to address priorities and achieve outcomes.
The following scope and principal functions of the position include:
Manages the Regional Bureau for Africa and works collaboratively and collegiately across UNDP to achieve outcomes and results in line with UNDP’s Strategic Plan including by:
The Regional Director:
Required Skills and Experience
Applications for this vacancy MUST be submitted to the following email address : email@example.com. ONLY applications received at this email address will be accepted. Include: detailed CV and academic credentials as supporting documentation and indicate this reference: # ASG- RBA
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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.
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.