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Job: Chief, Resources Management Service, D-1
Industry: International Agency
Background / General description:
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 09-ADM-UNCTAD-422233-R-GENEVA (G)
United Nations Core Values:
Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
This position is located in the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Under the immediate supervision of the Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD and the overall guidance of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, the incumbent contributes to the implementation of UNCTAD's mandates by planning and providing the necessary managerial, administrative and logistical support in the areas of budget, finance, human resources management, IT support, general services and logistics, including:
Professionalism: Demonstrated professional competence in the management of human and budgetary resources; ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines to analyze complex administrative issues and to provide advice to senior management; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
Communication: Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain and defend difficult issues and positions to senior officials and staff; speaks and writes clearly and effectively; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Planning and
Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
Accountability: Takes ownership for all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments.
Leadership: Drives for change and improvement, does not accept the status quo; proven ability to create an enabling work environment, to encourage good performance and to gain the trust of the staff; provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of men and women in all areas of work.
Judgment/Decision-making: Mature judgment and initiative; proven ability to provide strategic direction, to plan and establish priorities and to ensure an effective work structure to maximize productivity and achieve goals.
The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the
United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the
two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United
Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. THE UNITED NATIONS
DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
(APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER
FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION
ON BANK ACCOUNTS. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE
DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
How to apply
All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.
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