14 Mar 2017

UN Deputy Chief of Office Jobs in Nairobi (5 Positions)

Deadline: 01/04/2017


  • Serves as Deputy to the Chief of the Regional Office. Under the supervision of the Chief of Office, actively contributes to the formulation and implementation of the work plan for the Regional Office in line with the
  • UNISDR Strategic Framework and Work Programme.
  • Undertakes, upon delegation from the Chief of Office, programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Regional office, including preparation of work plans and budgets, recruitment and promoting capacity development of staff, evaluation of staff performance (PAS) through regular dialogue and feedback, and monitoring and reporting on budget/programme performance in the context of results-based management.
  • Ensures that the outputs produced by teams under his/her supervision meet high-quality standards; that reports are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data; and that they comply with relevant organizational mandates.
  • Contributes to UNISDR’s global resource mobilization efforts by mobilizing resources from the region. Actively promotes a positive team culture across the Regional Office recognizing innovation, agility, learning, accountability and transparency.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, management, economics, or related field.
  • A first-level university degree in any of these fields, in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related field, as well as building strategic alliances and partnerships and resource mobilization.
  • International work experience is required, preferably for a minimum of five years in international organizations.
  • Experience in disaster risk reduction is required, preferably for at least two years.
  • Experience providing strategic policy guidance on disaster risk reduction is desirable.
  • Experience working in teams located in different locations is desirable.
  • Experience advocating with governments and other stakeholders on disaster risk reduction desirable.
  • Experience representing international organizations with governments and regional organizations is desirable.

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