COORDINATION OFFICER

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UNISFA - United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

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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.

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The salary for this job should be between 90,970 USD and 117,287 USD.

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Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Office of the Chief of Staff/Principal Officer of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), duty station Abyei. The incumbent will report to the Chief of Staff (Civilian) or their designate.

Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Coordination Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

Partnerships, Planning and Programming - Develop and maintain productive partnerships with mission components, UNCT members, national authorities, bilateral and multilateral donors, regional organizations, international financial institutions, the private sector, civil society, and other stakeholders. - Support the preparation and implementation of Mission and UN common planning and programming processes, including the Mission Concept, Mission Plan, RBB framework and performance assessment. - Support and coordinate Planning and Performance Assessment System (CPAS) implementation. - Provide substantive and practical support, such as serving as secretariat, to relevant committee, task forces, clusters, inter-agency coordination groups, steering committees and working groups - Monitor and evaluate actions implemented through these frameworks, prepare position papers, and record policy related decisions; - Organize and provide substantive and practical support to conferences, meetings, seminars and workshops, as necessary - Support Technical Assessment Missions, Strategic Assessment Missions and Strategic Review visits.

Analysis, Advice and Reporting - Identify issues and develop strategies for a common UN approach through policy, advocacy and/or programming efforts - Support the development of strategies, policies and other measures designed to achieve common objectives between the Mission, UNCT and other partners - Prepare summary and analytical documents, including situation reports, background notes, option papers, code cables and input for reports of the Secretary-General, in coordination with relevant Mission components and the UNCT - Where appropriate, serve as the focal point for coordinating and reporting on mission or UN-system wide administrative inquiries and processes

Information Management and Communication - Maintain an effective system of information management designed to guarantee accessibility and utility of information on mission-specific planning and UNCT programmes as well as system wide policies, guidance and best practice. - Facilitate the flow of information between stakeholders, including between the mission/UNCT and Headquarters.

Competencies PROFESSIONALISM: Strong analytical skills and experience in information collection and management. - Excellent drafting and editing skills with the proven ability to produce cogent reports and edit the work of others. - Ability to develop information collection, assessment and analysis plans that support the mandate of the Mission and its strategic objectives. - Proven ability in preparing planning documents, including CPAS management. - 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.

COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

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.

Education Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in business or public administration, planning, programme management or monitoring and evaluation. A first level university degree with a combination of two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in planning, best practices, coordination, civil affairs, or a related field is required.

At least two years of experience working in a UN field operation – or similar multi-lateral or non-governmental organization, preferably in a conflict or post-conflict setting, is required.

Experience liaising with donors and participating in inter-agency coordination mechanisms at the national level, as well as experience in mission planning and CPAS management, is desirable.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of the other is desirable.

Assessment Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.

Special Notice This "Recruit from Roster" job opening is only open to roster applicants who are already placed on pre-approved rosters, following a review by a United Nations Central Review Body. Only roster applicants who were placed on rosters with similar functions at the same level are considered to be eligible candidates. Eligible applicants receive an email inviting them to apply. Rostered applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are interested and available to take up the position at the duty station/s specified in the Job Opening. Applying to this job opening carries an expectation to accept the offer, if selected.

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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No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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