Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Nov 2016
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
The Division of Data, Research & Policy (DRP) comprises 3 sections/offices: (1) the Policy Strategy & Networks Section (PSN) (2) the Data & Analytics Section (D&A), and (3) the Office of Research (OoR). The Corporate Strategy & Analysis Unit is one of four units in the Policy Strategy & Networks Section. The Chief, CSA reports directly to the Deputy Director, DRP who oversees the PSN. The second reporting officer for Chief CSA is Director, DRP.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Deputy Director, the Chief CSA works closely with D&A, OED, HQ Divisions, especially with Programme Division (PD), EMOPS, DFAM and FRG, as well as with Regional Chiefs of Planning. The Chief also works with UNDG agencies, Member States, donors and diverse partners. There is regular and systematic work with Executive Board members. Chief CSA is expected to work closely with the three other Unit Chiefs in PSN. All Unit Chiefs sit on the DRP Management Committee.
The purpose of the role is to coordinate and support the continued development andstrengthening of: a) The corporate strategic planning and review process. b) Results-based management in the organization, including the application of results based budgeting as appropriate across the organization. c) Corporate reporting to internal and external stakeholders, including through the Executive Director’s Annual Report and additional annual reports, in coordination with HQ Divisions d) The link between the corporate Strategic Plan and the budget process and actions at all locations, and promoting the concept of “value for money” e) The UNICEF network of Planning, Programme Monitoring and RBM focal points including supporting skills development, mentoring and connecting to internal and external expertise f) The preparation and review of implementation of the Office Management Plans at regional and HQ locations g) Inputs to the formulation and development of other global UNICEF policies, goals and strategies.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Competencies of Successful Candidate
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**This is an extension of the application deadline in order to expand the candidate pool. Previous applicants need not reapply as their original application will be duly considered.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=498807
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