Coordination Officer

United Nations Secretariat, New York, United States

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st May, 2021


Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance. The Management and Programme Analyst reports to the Senior Management and Programme Analyst.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Management and Programme Analyst will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Coordinates departmental activities related to recommendations of oversight bodies, conducts research and analysis, and recommends timebound actions to address the recommendations.
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Assists in policy and project development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, management, economics or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience applying the United Nations Financial and Staff Regulations and Rules is required.
  • Experience analyzing and addressing cross-cutting recommendations of oversight bodies is desirable.

Languages

  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Source:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=154111


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