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This is a P-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 7 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 133,635 USD and 172,295 USD.

Salary for a P-4 contract in Kuwait

The international rate of 90,970 USD, with an additional 46.9% at this the location, applies.

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Org. Setting and Reporting The position is located in the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) in Kuwait and reports to the United Nations Resident Coordinator in State of Kuwait

Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Coordination Management Officer(SDG Knowledge Monitoring and Reporting)- will be responsible for the following duties: •Develops, implements and evaluates Resident Coordinator Office Plans/ Coordination programmes/projects and budgets (with the support of Strategic Planning Officer and Administration Assistant); •Support the Resident Coordinator in Managing the Resident Coordinator Office and its personnel, Monitoring, evaluating and analyzing UN RC Office Coordination functions results delivery dashboards as per the Resident Coordinator System Annual Strategic plan committed results at country level; •Reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. •Plans and facilitates the design and implementation of the UNCT's data and research strategy in alignment with the Country Common Analysis (CCA) and UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) •Performs supportive coordination role by undertaking empirical analysis, data mining and visualization to assist the Resident Coordinator (RC) and UNCT, including results groups, in developing Programmatic ideas and concepts on a range of sustainable development, climate change, youth and gender topics promoting the Common Agenda and leaving no one behind; •Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources to Resident Coordinator for positioning the United Nations Country Team to accelerate the common agenda for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Kuwait, including collaborating with Innovation Economist and other coordination functions in drafting of substantive policy reports, as well as analytical and position/policy papers; •Assists Resident Coordinator in directing RC office Units/functions in policy development and operations, including the data review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies; •Generates survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepares conclusions. •Organizes and prepares (with other RC office coordination functions) written outputs for the Resident Coordinator, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, press statements and other conferences interventions. •Provides substantive and management support to Resident Coordinator office convening capacity by preparing consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc.(in cooperation with public information Officer), include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc. •Assists in strengthening the UNCT's partnerships (in cooperation with partnership officer and partnerships Group) with research institutions, national data and statistical systems, facilitating engagement with national entities (in collaboration with strategic planning officer) and data systems and similar entities across the UN system (by the Innovation Economist support) through concrete collaboration on areas of the 2030 agenda. •Leads and/or participates in inter-agency efforts on coordinating reporting results and progress monitoring on the UNSDCF and Joint programmes, particularly through UNINFO and establishing of monitoring Dashboard for UNCT decisions; •Facilitates independent evaluations of UNSDCFs as a key element of the UNSDCF cycle and other interagency work related to monitoring, evaluation and reporting and serves as country focal point for country-level, regional and global M&E initiatives and networks. •Facilitates the sharing of best practices within the UNCT and with UNCTs in the (sub)region and globally, based on a solid understanding of the incentives that people need to utilize knowledge and Administers UNINFO and facilitates the development of the UN Country Results Report. •The RC office Coordination Management Officer ensures timely planning, monitoring, reporting on operations budgets allocations, disbursements for office coordination functions/Units. •Performs other duties as required and assigned by the Resident Coordinator

Competencies - Professionalism: Ability to apply sustainable development theories, concepts and approaches. Ability to conduct independent research and analysis on sustainable development topics, determine suitability, validity and accuracy of data provided by different sources. Shows skill in developing sources for data collection. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. - Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. - Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education Advanced university degree (Doctorate, Master's degree or equivalent) in Sustainable Development, data analysis, statistics, Environment, Economics, social science, management or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Job - Specific Qualification Training and diploma certificate in Sustainable development Goals indicators data collection, monitoring and reporting is an advantage.

Training in result based management and program management is desirable.

Work Experience Do you have seven years of progressively responsible experience Sustainable Development, climate Change, Governance data and statistics research, analysis and publishing?

Do you have experience in coordination in United Nations Offices, units, programs/projects, clusters, result groups or teams in multi-dimensional development context?

Languages Fluency in one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat, English or French, (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of Arabic is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a written assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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