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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Sep-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||D-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||More than a year|
The Bureau of Management (BMS) is the central operations Bureau in UNDP that supports the organization in the provision of management services. Drawing on client needs, user experience, sound analytics, and a risk-informed approach, BMS provides policy, oversight, advisory and transactional services and solutions for UNDP to deliver fully integrated development solutions. In doing so, BMS keeps pace with the evolving needs and expectations of development partners and international best practice through strengthening and innovating business operations. In support of UNDP’s Strategic Plan, the BMS aims to provide more integrated, effective, and customer-focused services to clients both internal and external to UNDP.
The BMS Deputy supports the Assistant Administrator to achieve these objectives through a focus on performance optimization across all management practices, including cross-unit integration towards innovation, promotion of best practices, client-oriented solutions, and service excellence. The Deputy Director acts as the Deputy Performance Improvement Officer (PIO), supporting the BMS Director as UNDP’s primary Performance Improvement Officer, in advising and assisting UNDP leadership to ensure that UNDP achieves its mission and goals through operational, strategic, and performance planning, measurement, analysis, assessment, and use of high-quality operational performance data to improve results.
The Deputy Director of BMS is responsible for providing leadership and quality assurance for the delivery of management advisory services within UNDP Regional and Central Bureaux and Country Offices, and to partner UN Agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinates formulation and monitoring of BMS’ performance improvement activities and results of the day-to-day operation of BMS, representing the bureau in corporate governance fora and processes to influence and contribute to UNDP’s corporate strategic agenda, business development, and risk management.
2. Ensures that the BMS management coordination platform is aligned to UNDP’s evolving business model and effectively supports the delivery of organizational performance and innovation results.
3. Leads the implementation and evolution of the BMS management coordination platform, to coordinate all corporate management services, including UNDP management services to the UN System.
4. Serves as a leader within BMS to promote innovation, professionalization, responsiveness, and solutions-orientation within and across UNDP’s management practices and services.
5. Oversees UNDP’s approach for global shared services / centralized operations and Information Management Technology including oversight of the:
Internal Reporting and Accountability
Required Skills and Experience
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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.