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Chief of Operations, UNICEF

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Maxence Melo, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Purpose of the Position
    As the head of operations of a large-sized office, you will be accountable for management of cost effective, efficient and secure operations, in support of management, administration and implementation of the country programmes, consistent with operations of all other country offices in the Region in accordance with strategy, plans and decisions made by Regional Management Team and Country Programme Management Teams.

    Key Expected Results
    1. Operations of financial, budget, information & communication technology, supply & logistics, human resource and administrative management strengthened and maintained for Country Office.
    2. Appropriate and consistent interpretation and application of operations policy and procedures implemented to support operations at the country and sub-country levels.
    3. Fiduciary responsibility for funds and assets effectively secured and timely executed for optimum utilization by taking appropriate decision on all operational and financial transactions, disbursement of funds, and administrative arrangements.
    4. Effective leadership provided in strategic planning and policy recommendations in the area of operations, taking initiative in improving and implementing operations management systems.
    5. Basic office services effectively provided to enhance staff safety and productivity.
    6. Operations components of the CPMP and annual work plans timely prepared, as well as all other operational reporting requirements fully met for the office.
    7. Compliance with all operational systems and procedures effectively monitored to ensure integrity in all financial and other administrative operations of the office.
    8. Staff learning/development for effective operations performance programme developed, implemented and enhanced for capacity building.
    9. Effective coordination, communication, collaboration established and maintained with internal and external partners for efficient operations, advisory function, vision and leadership, policy coordination, consultative and participatory management process, external representation as well as security and emergency operations.

    Qualifications of Successful Candidate
    Advanced university degree in accounting, business administration, economics, or financial management. Membership - or enrolled for membership – in a recognized professional accountancy body.

    Ten years of relevant professional work experience. Both national and International work experience in office management, finance, accounting, ICT, human resources, administration supply and procurement related fields. Work experience in the context of the UN Reform (Delivering as One) an asset. Emergency experience also an asset.

    - Specialized knowledge to perform the functions of the job at competent level.
    - UNICEF operation’s goals, and organization development and change management strategies
    - UNICEF operation’s policies, procedures and guidelines in the Manual.
    - Rights-based and Results-based management and programming approach in UNICEF.
    - UNICEF Mid-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP)

    Fluency in English and another UN language.

    Competencies of Successful Candidate

    - Has highest-level communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.
    - Consistently achieves high-level results, managing and delivering projects on-time and on-budget.
    - Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration in a multi-cultural environment.
    - Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.
    - Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates team- and department-wide activities.
    - Creates organization-wide processes to help ensure that all adhere to procedures and policies.
    - Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
    - Has high-level leadership and supervisory skills; provides others with a clear direction; motivates and empowers others; recruits staff of a high caliber; provides staff with development opportunities and coaching.
    - Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups. Actively nurtures good relationships with people across all organizational levels and boundaries, and with government leaders and stakeholders.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and gender equality in its workplace. Women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply

    If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children's rights organization, would like to hear from you.

    Visit us at UNICEF - Employment at UNICEF to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2010-001631. Applications must be received
    by 20 August 2010.

    Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

    In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  2. B


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    DEAR sir/Mme

    am very happy to find this advertisement and i am ready to work with you.
    i hope u may be able to employ me.
    in fact am taking a bachelor degree in industrial relations and soon i will be graduating.
    hope my request will meet your favorable consideration
  3. Invisible

    Invisible Admin Staff Member

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    Dah, watu hawasomi matangazo kabisaaa,,,,
  4. MawazoMatatu

    MawazoMatatu JF-Expert Member

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    Hahahaha Blaise Itabelo unafunika...!
  5. Gaijin

    Gaijin JF-Expert Member

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    Too bad wanataka miaka kumi ya experience.........nafasi inatufaa vijana hiyo
  6. Baba_Enock

    Baba_Enock JF-Expert Member

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    You must be JOKING! right?
  7. Lucchese DeCavalcante

    Lucchese DeCavalcante JF-Expert Member

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    Kwa UN system hii ni nafasi ya juu sana Chief of Ops ni Director wa mambo yote ya operations katika UN agency husika na level hii huwa P4 au P5 na mtu wa cheo hichi anaweza kuchaguliwa kuwa Balozi wa UN katika nchi na agency husika so to get this job u need not only to have at least 10 years experience but also advanced degree, and more than 10 years experience in UN as a senior official
  8. Invisible

    Invisible Admin Staff Member

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    Mkuu ndo 'application' ya mwenzetu hiyo, no joking, no kidding! Tena hiyo mail ni kuwa hakujua namna ya kuituma :rant:
  9. f

    fkilla New Member

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    Hiyo koboko, ina maana jamaa ndo ame-apply?
  10. Mzee Mwanakijiji

    Mzee Mwanakijiji Platinum Member

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    Huyo jamaa akinyimwa ajira ni lazima atajua kaonewa TU! na atawalaumu mafisadi
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    TIMING JF-Expert Member

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    Mdondoaji JF-Expert Member

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    Wacha nijaribu bahati niangalie nitapata