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Chief Sustainability Officer



Naqoura, Egypt

Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Programme Management Officer (Chief, Mine Action Programme) in UNIFIL will be responsible for the following duties:• Develops, implements, designs and evaluates the UNIFIL Mine Action programme strategy resource mobilization strategy, Work Plan, and budget,; monitors, evaluates and analyzes Mine Action programme/project development and implementation in alignment with strategic direction; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and initiates corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; ensures follow-up actions. Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.• Coordinates policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.• Generates survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets data on the evolution of the Mine Action programme , monitors the Mine Action programme’s performance in accordance with agreed performance indicators and identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.• Organizes and prepares written outputs, e.g. Mine Action programme strategy, draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.• Provides substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.• Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; leads the engagement with national authorities involved in Mine Action; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.• Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).• Performs other duties as required. Competencies Professionalism: 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.Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.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.Accountability: Takes ownership of 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. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable. Education Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, international relations, public administration or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required.A minimum of four years of experience in the management of programmes and/or projects in the area of mine action, stabilization, DDR, humanitarian response and/or development, with a minimum of two years of managerial experience in a mine action field programme is required.A minimum of two years of experience working in or in support of a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization in a conflict or post-conflict environment is required.A least of two years experience engaging with senior government officials in a complex humanitarian or United Nations peacekeeping setting is desirable. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview (CBI). Special Notice Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.