Under the guidance of the Representative and the direct supervision of the International Operations Manager (IOM), the Operations Analyst takes leadership and provides advice and services in the areas of procurement and human resources (HR) management, finance and other operations areas in the Country Office and supervises a team of staff in these functions. The Operations Analyst plays a key role in facilitating programme implementation and delivery by providing quality, result-oriented services to internal and external clients, in full compliance with established rules, guidelines, procedures and processes.
You will report to the International Operations Manager (IOM).
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
The Operations Analyst ensures a fully accountable, well-managed and results-oriented Country Office (CO) in the areas of procurement, human resources and operations. S/he will contribute with her/his operational expertise to facilitate programme and project implementation in close collaboration with the CO’s programme staff. Participating in inter-agency coordination, s/he will foster a collaborative, client-oriented approach towards the CO’s programme team and UN community, supporting effective communication and cooperation with Headquarters (HQ).
- Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, or other related discipline.
Knowledge and Experience:
- Minimum two years of increasingly responsible professional experience in related fields.
- Minimum two years of experience in managing/coordinating national projects working with government institutions, bilateral/multilateral development organization and/or UN.
- Previous UN experience an asset.
- Familiarity with UN system’s policies and procedures in the area of procurement and HR an advantage.
- Excellent oral and written communications and editing skills in English is required.
- Knowledge of French is desirable.
UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Fraudulent notices, letters or offers may be submitted to the UNFPA fraud hotline http://www.unfpa.org/help/hotline.cfm
In accordance with the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations, persons applying to posts in the international Professional category, who hold permanent resident status in a country other than their country of nationality, may be required to renounce such status upon their appointment.
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