UNICEF recruits 01 Operations Officer, NO-B FT « Open to South Sudanese only »
Yambio, South Sudan
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Operations Officer, NO-B FT, Yambio – South Sudan (Open to South Sudanese only)
Job Number: 529494 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: South Sudan
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, A Champion
How can you make a difference?
As a Strategic Business Partner, the incumbent will be accountable for operations functions, facilitate change, provide risk-informed, solution-focused analysis, advice and services and contribute to programme and management decisions for delivering results for children in specific operational contexts. Operations Officer will accomplish this by:
Facilitating services in the functional areas of operations support: budget, financial management and reporting, facilities management, administration, supply and logistics management, information and communications technology, human resources, and safety and security;
Supporting the line manager to implement career development, opportunities for staff;
Understanding business needs for the office, to propose viable solutions aimed at value for money.
Providing contribution to CPD, CPMP, AMP and support to Results-Based Management and implementation using Value for Money criteria.
Supporting the fundamentals of ICT management, information security and controls;
Supporting supply and logistics strategies and interventions to meet programmatic needs while ensuring Value for Money (VfM), including procurement of fit for purpose products and services.
Providing regular feedback on risks and achievements of operations functions in the office;
Supporting the management of office premises and facilities with a specific focus on inclusive accessibility, eco-sustainability and common premises;
Supporting the country office during external and internal audit reviews, contributing to audit observations and monitoring implementation of recommendations.
Facilitating business transactions processed by GSSC from a perspective of Efficiency, Performance, Risk Management and Fraud prevention
Supporting the management of PSFR operations, where applicable.
The Operations Officer will be entrusted with the following five pillars, the core focus of all operations functions: Valuing People, Valuing Money, Valuing Risk Management, Valuing Systems and Structures, Valuing Partners.
To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will have…
A University Degree (Bachelor’s) in one of the following areas is required:
Related operations function (Supply Chain, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, Project management, etc.)
A professional license from internationally recognized institutions is an asset.
A minimum of 2 years of professional experience, at the national and/or international level, is required, specifically in one or more operations management area including budget; financial management and reporting; facilities management; administration; supply and logistics management; information and communication technology; human resources.
Experience in a UN system agency, large private or public company, or experience working in a developing country and/or humanitarian/ emergency context is an asset. For country offices with a significant private sector fundraising operation, prior experience working with or in the private sector, and supporting private sector fundraising, is an asset.
Experience in working with corporate ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning) and IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) is highly desirable.
Understanding of Results-Based Management is a requirement.
Experience in supporting successful client-oriented work units is an asset.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications is required.
Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are…
Leading and Supervising – Level 1
Relating and Networking – Level 1
Deciding and Initiating Action – Level 1
Following Instructions and Procedures- Level 1
Creating and Innovating – Level 1
Entrepreneurial Thinking – Level 1
Analyzing – Level 2
Managing complexity and change
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Thu Feb 13 2020 21:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)