الاثنين، 4 يناير، 2010

Post Title Programme Officer (Sector Outcome Team Support Officer) Level NPO-B Organizational Unit Office of the Resident Coordinator (ODHS) Location UNAMI, Amma



Vacancy No. 114/2009 Deadline 11 January 2010

Post Title Programme Officer (Sector Outcome Team Support Officer) Level NPO-B
Organizational Unit Office of the Resident Coordinator (ODHS) Location UNAMI, Amman
VA Date: 29 December 2009 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
of the Resident Coordinator’ s (RC) Office and the direct technical supervision of the SOT Leader/Deputy, the incumbent will undertake a support function to the Sector Outcome Team, provide programmatic and technical support and advice that will promote the Sector Outcome management and coordination with the RC Office, the Government and the Donors’ community, assist the Sector Outcome Team in keeping the RC Office, the Government and donor community on developments within the Sector, foster better coordination and collaboration within the Sector Outcomes Team members themselves through facilitating the flow of knowledge and information in the sector and liaise with other sectors and the RC Office. The incumbent will perform the following tasks: Programmatic support to the Sector: a) Advise the Sector Lead
Under the administrative supervision of the Coordination Advisor
er on policies, strategies and programmes development based on the UN Assistance Strategy priorities set by the UNCT; b) Assist the Sector in the development of SOT related policies, strategies and programmes formulation and facilitate the participation and contribution from sector’ members; c) Monitor implementation of developed policies/strategies and report regularly on progress against set benchmarks and indicators in accordance with the Sector UN Assistance Strategy Results Matrix; d) Perform reviews of project concept notes, project proposals, and other documents submitted to the SOT, assessing available funding, complementarily with RBM approach and sector results matrix and in compliance with submission requirements; e) Assist the SOT Leader/Deputy to keep updated information about the implementation and funding status of the SOT activities/projects;
regular reviews (annual and mid term) of the UN Assistance Strategy. Coordination within the UN System: a) Facilitate the systematic flow of information among SOT members, other SOTs and the RC Office ensuring that all relevant par
i) Analyze each new funding framework provided by the MDTF Office, and incorporate it in a resource mobilization tracking chart indicating all sources of funding to the SOT (i.e. CAP, CERF, ERF, bilateral and core agency resources); ii) Monitor progress of the approval process for all projects as well as requests for budget revisions and time extensions, and liaising with the SCSO as appropriate. Liaison with the Government and the Donor Community: a) In close consultation with the SOT Leader/Deputy, support the sector initiatives in liaising with the donor community; b) Assist the SOT in liaising with the Government counterparts on policy, strategy and programmes development and management including reporting on the UN Assistance Strategy progress; c) Support the SOT coordinated efforts with the Government and donors for the preparation and holding of th
eties are kept informed on policies activities, initiatives and requests, and facilitating any follow up action; b) Produce SOT progress reports on regular basis through: i) Consolidating the fortnightly, the SG quarterly and the UN Assistance six-monthly reports to the RC Office ii) Ensuring close and timely monitoring of reporting schedules for the implementation of the UN Assistance Strategy and specifically the consolidated six-monthly report to the MDTF Office iii) Providing other reports, as needed; c) Liaise and contribute to the work of Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator’s Office including the inter-agency Information analysis Unit; d) Act as Information Management (IM) focal point: i) Play a substantive role in obtaining sector related information (including evaluations, assessments and surveys) from Sector Outcome Team (SOT) members and other sources (such as GOI sources, World Bank, international bodies, etc.); ii) Ensure timely flow of information and analysis between the SOTs, and the IAU and OCHA to establish systems and process for effective information sharing;
of the advanced university degree. Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible experience in public admi
iii) Ensure that all documentation submitted to UNDG ITF is provided correctly and that the forms are properly completed; iv) Share sector-specific information (contact lists, meeting minutes, policy and technical guidance, data sets, information on monitored indicators, needs and gap analyses, etc) with sector members and RC office. Sector management: a) Provide technical support to the Sector Outcome Team (SOT) Leader or his/her Deputy in performing their duties; b) Undertake the responsibility for internal and external communications on behalf of the SOT; c) Prepare sector related documents for the SOT as needed; d) Arrange coordination and follow up of meetings related to SOT work; Perform any other duties as maybe required QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Economics, statistics/statistical analysis, social sciences, law, humanitarian development assistance or other relevant fields. A first level university degree with the relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience can be accepted in lieu
nistration, information and analysis, development, humanitarian response, project design and management, monitoring and evaluation; NGO experience, knowledge/experience of humanitarian issues and crisis management an asset. Language: Fluency in oral and written English is essential. Experience in translation and interpretation an asset. Other Skills: Proven ability to perform in a stressful and demanding work environment. Knowledge of the UN system and its institutional mandates. UN CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES Professionalism: Maintains a high standard of work output. Shows persistence and conscientiousness in fulfilling his/her duties. Attentive to details. Puts in extra time, as the job requires. Able to meet multiple deadlines, organizing work to ensure compliance without sacrificing quality. Teamwork: Sound interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
lications. Women candidates are encouraged to apply, and in the selection process, preference will be given to equally qualified women candidates. The nece
Planning & Organizing: Ability to effectively contribute to unit work program and the execution of the total program and ensure timely delivery of results. Communication: Strong communication (spoken written and presentation) skills, including ability to produce a variety of written reports and documents in a clear concise style. Commitment to Continuous Learning: Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field. Technology Awareness: Advanced computer and internet skills; including proficiency in word processing and other commercial software packages. Client Orientation: Receptive towards client needs. Maintains tact and diplomacy at all times. APPLICATIONS Interested candidates should complete the attached United Nations Personal History form (P.11) and forward it electronically at the following e-mail address:unami-staffing@un.org. Please indicate the post and vacancy number you are applying for. Incomplete P.11s will not be processed. Only applicants who are short-listed will receive an acknowledgement within two weeks from the deadline for submission of ap
pssity for ensuring the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity remain the paramount considerations in the employment of personnel. To ensure fairness and transparency, selection will be made on a competitive basis through a selection panel.


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