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Director, Regional Service Centre for Africa

Director, Regional Service Centre for Africa Job ID: 33756 Department: RBA Reports to: ASG, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director RBA Grade Level: D2 Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Closing Date: 21/05/2021 (Midnight New York, USA) Duration and Type of Assignment: More than a year; Fixed Term Appointment Background The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the global development network of the United Nations, connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP is on the ground in 170+ countries, supporting countries to reach their own development objectives and internationally agreed development goals, and building and sharing solutions in the areas of Sustainable Development, Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding; and Climate and Disaster Resilience. UNDP supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they help shape global development. UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) is the largest regional bureau, covering 46 countries, ranging from high middle-income economies to least developed countries, as well as countries in crisis and post-crisis situations. UNDP works with its national counterparts in the Africa region to support efforts to achieve their national development goals. Its work is guided by global and regional development and normative frameworks to which countries in Africa are signatories, including the African Union’s Agenda 2063. To make this possible, UNDP’s RBA has a core capacity of highly qualified professionals located in its headquarters in New York and in its regional and sub-regional offices in Addis Ababa, Dakar, Nairobi, and Pretoria. RBA staff provide both substantive and managerial support to UNDP’s operations in the Africa region, enhancing its standards of efficiency and accountability, providing innovative region-wide strategic thinking and policy analysis, engaging in advocacy and partnerships development, and helping translate corporate and RBA strategies and goals into development impact and results on the ground. As an extension of RBA, and under the direct supervision of the RBA Director, the Director of the Regional Service Centre for Africa (RSCA), leads the work of UNDP at the regional level, representing the organization to regional bodies, mechanisms and institutions such as the African Union (AU), the UNECA, bilateral and multilateral missions accredited to the AU, and the African Development Bank. In performing his/her functions, the Director is formally accredited to these regional bodies and entities. S/he oversee and ensures provision of high-quality, demand-driven advisory support to Country Offices (COs) by RBA’s regional, sub-regional and thematic hubs, making available a full range of expert programme, policy and operational support services. S/he promotes strategic positioning of UNDP in the region and the development of partnership opportunities with regional institutions and mechanisms. S/he advises the RBA Director on emerging trends and key issues in the Africa region, and on relevant regional strategies and initiatives and how these impact UNDP’s work, and manages RBA’s engagement with the UN Development System’s Regional Collaborative Platform (Africa). All RSCA staff report directly or indirectly to the Director, RSCA. As applicable, RSCA staff members may have a substantive reporting line to a UNDP Central Bureau, i.e. BPPS, BMS, and BERA. Duties and Responsibilities Leadership of the RSCA and overall management of RBA’s regional Hubs • Leads the work of RBA’s regional Hub in Addis Ababa, sub-regional hub in Dakar and thematic hubs in Nairobi and Pretoria as a unified structure, with common priorities and as a single management team, while supporting cross-practice teams that respond to development challenges in Africa. • Leads establishment of RBA regional Hub’s annual work plans and set objectives, performance measurements, standards, and expected results, to ensure the successful servicing of the 46 COs in the region and delivery of regional programmes and projects. • Guides the preparation of the budget proposal for financial, human, and other required resources, to ensure the efficient operation of RBA’s regional hubs. • Supervises and assesses work to ensure quality delivery of results according to performance standards, overall objectives, and the Accountability Framework, providing leadership and technical guidance, and taking timely necessary decisions to meet objectives. • Ensures effective liaison with the UNDP Resident Representatives in the host countries, without exercising any representational functions vis-à-vis the host governments. • Acts as Regional Chief Procurement Officer, providing procurement support through a regional Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP). Expected results: Effective oversight of RSCA, the regional programme and operations in line with Strategic Plan, the Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa and positioning of RBA in the development context of the region. Represent UNDP in continental and regional fora, strengthen, and maintain strategic partnerships • Acts as UNDP’s official and accredited representative to the AU and as main counterpart to other regional development partners, including UNECA, AfDB and Ambassadors accredited to the AU in Addis Ababa. • Represents RBA in international and regional development fora and engages partners and stakeholders to foster increased commitment and collaboration for advancing the region’s development agenda. • Convenes strategic engagements and leads discussions on development solutions. • Creates and fosters joint impact-driven development initiatives with strategic partnerships including the AU, AfDB, NEPAD, and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in the Africa region. • Leverages RBA’s regional and country level capacities and expertise to support the bureau’s engagement in relevant regional partnerships and initiatives. • Leads resource mobilization efforts in support of the work of the bureau’s regional, sub-regional and thematic hubs. Expected results: Strengthened position of UNDP in the Africa region as a knowledge provider, leader in development and trusted partner, supported by strong partnership with regional stakeholders and institutions. Advise the RBA Director on region-related development policies, strategies, and trends • Leads teams in generating cutting edge-knowledge products and initiatives to address the development challenges in Africa. • Draws from the work of RBA’s regional, sub-regional, and thematic hubs to inform RBA’s strategic understanding of, and engagement on, evolving development and operational trends in the Africa region, and leads teams in formulating regional responses. • Provides input for strategic planning in the Bureau and ensures implementation of UNDP’s strategic plan and the UNDP Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa at the regional level. Expected results: Strengthened responsiveness of UNDP to the needs and priorities of the Africa region. Lead the delivery of client-based services • Lead a client-based approach towards coordinated, coherent, integrated, and high - quality advisory service delivery across the Regional and sub-regional Hubs. • Ensure effective and timely support (planning, delivery, and assessment) to COs, to help them achieve development results in accordance with the Strategic Plan, national development plans, and the Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa. • In close coordination with team leaders of the country support, policy and programme teams, ensure integrated and comprehensive advisory services to COs, develop strategies and mechanisms to identify deficiencies and needs based on continued analysis of country- and regionally aggregated results, trends and priorities. • Promote innovative approaches to programme performance data and analysis that allow for greater targeting and relevance of Regional Hub client services delivery and provide strategic advice to RBA. • Promote and facilitate innovative approaches to practice development and knowledge management across UNDP practices and COs and contribute to the formulation of global policies, norms, and standards. • Promote the effective implementation of programme and policy support including quality standards, creation and sharing of knowledge products, and promotion of networks and communities of practice; and work closely with the Strategic Analysis and Research Team in RBA HQ and Central Bureaus teams, to ensure global and regional policy alignment and integration across all practices. • Promote the Regional Hub as a center for knowledge and learning, drawing regional and global experts to special events for RBA staff and staff of partner agencies. Expected results: Stronger capacity for results from COs. Manage UNDP’s engagement with the Regional Collaborative Platform in Addis Ababa • Supports the RBA Director in role as Co - Vice Chair of the Regional Collaborative Platform (RCP) – Africa. • Manages the relationship with the UN Development Coordination Office’s (DCO) Africa and UNECA in the Joint RCP Secretariat. • Manages the key Opportunity/Issue Based Coalitions that UNDP co - convenes under the RCP. • Actively engages in and leads UNDP’s work in support for regional and sub-regional UN strategies and initiatives. Expected results: Effective engagement of UNDP in development coalitions in the RCP Africa. Manage the RSCA team • Promotes a healthy, inclusive, engaging and empowering work environment. • Leads by example; maintains a culture of openness, teamwork, and excellence; encouraging professionalism, competence, integrity, and ethics and the values enshrined in the UN Charter. • Supervises, guides, mentors, and develops a team of professionals and senior managers in Addis Ababa, Dakar, Nairobi, and Pretoria. • Ensures, in close coordination with RBA HQ and with relevant central GPN and other Bureaus and units, optimal staffing of the Africa Regional Hub and Platforms. • Supports RSCA workforce in their learning and development. Competencies Core • Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work • Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow • People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction • Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade, and transform • Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Technical/Functional Primary • Client Orientation: Understanding and meeting or exceeding client needs. Anticipating and addressing client needs and concerns. Developing innovative approaches to meeting client needs. Ensuring overall provision of quality services to clients. • Building Strategic Partnerships: Establishing, maintaining, and utilizing a broad network of contacts. Building partnerships and strategic alliances. Leveraging the resources of national governments and other development partners. • People Management: Guiding, training, mentoring, developing and motivating employees to perform at the best of their ability, building their competence, creating, and promoting an enabling environment, an emotionally intelligent organization, for open communication and the achievement of results. Secondary Knowledge Management: Providing learning and knowledge sharing opportunities to assist the continuous development all staff of UNDP. Moves from basic research and analysis to the development of innovative tools and mechanisms to developing policies and innovative approaches, through promoting an organizational culture that values learning and knowledge sharing. Required Skills and Experience Education: Advanced university degree in Management, Economics, Business Administration, or other related social sciences. Experience: • More than 15 years of extensive experience, combining strategic and managerial leadership positions, within recognized development institutions, with a proven track record of achievement in transformational development solutions. • Demonstrated understanding of imperatives for successful implementation of Africa’s vision for structural transformation, as reflected in Agendas 2063 and 2030, and of how these translate into concrete policy and programme interventions. • Strong experience in managing team dynamics, coordinating interagency initiatives, and working with multiple and diverse levels of partners. • Experience in leading/managing complex change management processes is desirable. • Knowledge and experience working with regional organizations will be an asset. • Good negotiating skills with donors and other partners will be an asset. Language Requirements: • Fluency in English, both oral and written is required. • Knowledge of French is an asset. For more information on how to apply, please click the “Apply” button. https://jobs.partneragencies.net/erecruitjobs.html?JobOpeningId=33756&HRS_JO_PST_SEQ=1&hrs_site_id=2   UNDP  
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Director, Regional Service Centre for Africa

Job ID: 33756

Department: RBA

Reports to: ASG, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director RBA

Grade Level: D2

Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Closing Date: 21/05/2021 (Midnight New York, USA)

Duration and Type of Assignment: More than a year; Fixed Term Appointment

Background

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the global development network of the United Nations, connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP is on the ground in 170+ countries, supporting countries to reach their own development objectives and internationally agreed development goals, and building and sharing solutions in the areas of Sustainable Development, Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding; and Climate and Disaster Resilience. UNDP supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they help shape global development.

UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) is the largest regional bureau, covering 46 countries, ranging from high middle-income economies to least developed countries, as well as countries in crisis and post-crisis situations. UNDP works with its national counterparts in the Africa region to support efforts to achieve their national development goals. Its work is guided by global and regional development and normative frameworks to which countries in Africa are signatories, including the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

To make this possible, UNDP’s RBA has a core capacity of highly qualified professionals located in its headquarters in New York and in its regional and sub-regional offices in Addis Ababa, Dakar, Nairobi, and Pretoria. RBA staff provide both substantive and managerial support to UNDP’s operations in the Africa region, enhancing its standards of efficiency and accountability, providing innovative region-wide strategic thinking and policy analysis, engaging in advocacy and partnerships development, and helping translate corporate and RBA strategies and goals into development impact and results on the ground.

As an extension of RBA, and under the direct supervision of the RBA Director, the Director of the Regional Service Centre for Africa (RSCA), leads the work of UNDP at the regional level, representing the organization to regional bodies, mechanisms and institutions such as the African Union (AU), the UNECA, bilateral and multilateral missions accredited to the AU, and the African Development Bank. In performing his/her functions, the Director is formally accredited to these regional bodies and entities. S/he oversee and ensures provision of high-quality, demand-driven advisory support to Country Offices (COs) by RBA’s regional, sub-regional and thematic hubs, making available a full range of expert programme, policy and operational support services. S/he promotes strategic positioning of UNDP in the region and the development of partnership opportunities with regional institutions and mechanisms. S/he advises the RBA Director on emerging trends and key issues in the Africa region, and on relevant regional strategies and initiatives and how these impact UNDP’s work, and manages RBA’s engagement with the UN Development System’s Regional Collaborative Platform (Africa).

All RSCA staff report directly or indirectly to the Director, RSCA. As applicable, RSCA staff members may have a substantive reporting line to a UNDP Central Bureau, i.e. BPPS, BMS, and BERA.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership of the RSCA and overall management of RBA’s regional Hubs

• Leads the work of RBA’s regional Hub in Addis Ababa, sub-regional hub in Dakar and thematic hubs in Nairobi and Pretoria as a unified structure, with common priorities and as a single management team, while supporting cross-practice teams that respond to development challenges in Africa.

• Leads establishment of RBA regional Hub’s annual work plans and set objectives, performance measurements, standards, and expected results, to ensure the successful servicing of the 46 COs in the region and delivery of regional programmes and projects.

• Guides the preparation of the budget proposal for financial, human, and other required resources, to ensure the efficient operation of RBA’s regional hubs.

• Supervises and assesses work to ensure quality delivery of results according to performance standards, overall objectives, and the Accountability Framework, providing leadership and technical guidance, and taking timely necessary decisions to meet objectives.

• Ensures effective liaison with the UNDP Resident Representatives in the host countries, without exercising any representational functions vis-à-vis the host governments.

• Acts as Regional Chief Procurement Officer, providing procurement support through a regional Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP).

Expected results:

Effective oversight of RSCA, the regional programme and operations in line with Strategic Plan, the Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa and positioning of RBA in the development context of the region.

Represent UNDP in continental and regional fora, strengthen, and maintain strategic partnerships

• Acts as UNDP’s official and accredited representative to the AU and as main counterpart to other regional development partners, including UNECA, AfDB and Ambassadors accredited to the AU in Addis Ababa.

• Represents RBA in international and regional development fora and engages partners and stakeholders to foster increased commitment and collaboration for advancing the region’s development agenda.

• Convenes strategic engagements and leads discussions on development solutions.

• Creates and fosters joint impact-driven development initiatives with strategic partnerships including the AU, AfDB, NEPAD, and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in the Africa region.

• Leverages RBA’s regional and country level capacities and expertise to support the bureau’s engagement in relevant regional partnerships and initiatives.

• Leads resource mobilization efforts in support of the work of the bureau’s regional, sub-regional and thematic hubs.

Expected results:

Strengthened position of UNDP in the Africa region as a knowledge provider, leader in development and trusted partner, supported by strong partnership with regional stakeholders and institutions.

Advise the RBA Director on region-related development policies, strategies, and trends

• Leads teams in generating cutting edge-knowledge products and initiatives to address the development challenges in Africa.

• Draws from the work of RBA’s regional, sub-regional, and thematic hubs to inform RBA’s strategic understanding of, and engagement on, evolving development and operational trends in the Africa region, and leads teams in formulating regional responses.

• Provides input for strategic planning in the Bureau and ensures implementation of UNDP’s strategic plan and the UNDP Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa at the regional level.

Expected results:

Strengthened responsiveness of UNDP to the needs and priorities of the Africa region.

Lead the delivery of client-based services

• Lead a client-based approach towards coordinated, coherent, integrated, and high – quality advisory service delivery across the Regional and sub-regional Hubs.

• Ensure effective and timely support (planning, delivery, and assessment) to COs, to help them achieve development results in accordance with the Strategic Plan, national development plans, and the Renewed Strategic Offer in Africa.

• In close coordination with team leaders of the country support, policy and programme teams, ensure integrated and comprehensive advisory services to COs, develop strategies and mechanisms to identify deficiencies and needs based on continued analysis of country- and regionally aggregated results, trends and priorities.

• Promote innovative approaches to programme performance data and analysis that allow for greater targeting and relevance of Regional Hub client services delivery and provide strategic advice to RBA.

• Promote and facilitate innovative approaches to practice development and knowledge management across UNDP practices and COs and contribute to the formulation of global policies, norms, and standards.

• Promote the effective implementation of programme and policy support including quality standards, creation and sharing of knowledge products, and promotion of networks and communities of practice; and work closely with the Strategic Analysis and Research Team in RBA HQ and Central Bureaus teams, to ensure global and regional policy alignment and integration across all practices.

• Promote the Regional Hub as a center for knowledge and learning, drawing regional and global experts to special events for RBA staff and staff of partner agencies.

Expected results:

Stronger capacity for results from COs.

Manage UNDP’s engagement with the Regional Collaborative Platform in Addis Ababa

• Supports the RBA Director in role as Co – Vice Chair of the Regional Collaborative Platform (RCP) – Africa.

• Manages the relationship with the UN Development Coordination Office’s (DCO) Africa and UNECA in the Joint RCP Secretariat.

• Manages the key Opportunity/Issue Based Coalitions that UNDP co – convenes under the RCP.

• Actively engages in and leads UNDP’s work in support for regional and sub-regional UN strategies and initiatives.

Expected results:

Effective engagement of UNDP in development coalitions in the RCP Africa.

Manage the RSCA team

• Promotes a healthy, inclusive, engaging and empowering work environment.

• Leads by example; maintains a culture of openness, teamwork, and excellence; encouraging professionalism, competence, integrity, and ethics and the values enshrined in the UN Charter.

• Supervises, guides, mentors, and develops a team of professionals and senior managers in Addis Ababa, Dakar, Nairobi, and Pretoria.

• Ensures, in close coordination with RBA HQ and with relevant central GPN and other Bureaus and units, optimal staffing of the Africa Regional Hub and Platforms.

• Supports RSCA workforce in their learning and development.

Competencies

Core

• Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work

• Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow

• People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

• Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade, and transform

• Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Technical/Functional

Primary

• Client Orientation: Understanding and meeting or exceeding client needs. Anticipating and addressing client needs and concerns. Developing innovative approaches to meeting client needs. Ensuring overall provision of quality services to clients.

• Building Strategic Partnerships: Establishing, maintaining, and utilizing a broad network of contacts. Building partnerships and strategic alliances. Leveraging the resources of national governments and other development partners.

• People Management: Guiding, training, mentoring, developing and motivating employees to perform at the best of their ability, building their competence, creating, and promoting an enabling environment, an emotionally intelligent organization, for open communication and the achievement of results.

Secondary

Knowledge Management: Providing learning and knowledge sharing opportunities to assist the continuous development all staff of UNDP. Moves from basic research and analysis to the development of innovative tools and mechanisms to developing policies and innovative approaches, through promoting an organizational culture that values learning and knowledge sharing.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Advanced university degree in Management, Economics, Business Administration, or other related social sciences.

Experience:

• More than 15 years of extensive experience, combining strategic and managerial leadership positions, within recognized development institutions, with a proven track record of achievement in transformational development solutions.

• Demonstrated understanding of imperatives for successful implementation of Africa’s vision for structural transformation, as reflected in Agendas 2063 and 2030, and of how these translate into concrete policy and programme interventions.

• Strong experience in managing team dynamics, coordinating interagency initiatives, and working with multiple and diverse levels of partners.

• Experience in leading/managing complex change management processes is desirable.

• Knowledge and experience working with regional organizations will be an asset.

• Good negotiating skills with donors and other partners will be an asset.

Language Requirements:

• Fluency in English, both oral and written is required.

• Knowledge of French is an asset.

For more information on how to apply, please click the “Apply” button.

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LA BANQUE : Créée en 1964, la Banque africaine de développement est la première institution panafricaine de développement. Elle a pour mission de promouvoir la croissance économique et le progrès social dans l’ensemble du continent. La Banque compte 81 pays membres, dont 54 pays africains (les pays membres régionaux). Le programme de développement de la Banque vise à fournir un appui financier et technique aux projets porteurs de transformation qui permettront de réduire sensiblement la pauvreté grâce à une croissance économique inclusive et durable. Pour davantage se concentrer sur les objectifs de la Stratégie décennale (2013-2022) et réaliser un plus grand impact sur le développement, cinq grands domaines (High 5), dans lesquels les interventions devront s’intensifier pour l’Afrique, ont été identifiés, à savoir : l’énergie, l’agro-industrie, l’industrialisation, l’intégration et l’amélioration de la qualité de vie des populations africaines. LE DÉPARTEMENT RECRUTEUR : La mission du Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement de la Banque est de promouvoir une croissance durable et la réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique à travers des évaluations indépendantes et pertinentes. Ces évaluations permettent d’analyser les politiques, les procédures et les opérations du Groupe de la Banque, de passer en revue la performance et de faire rapport sur les résultats atteints, afin d’en tirer des enseignements utiles et d’encourager la reddition des comptes. Le Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement assure une communication efficace des résultats d’évaluation aux parties prenantes de la Banque. Enfin, le Département rend directement compte au Conseil d’administration, présidé par le Président de la Banque africaine de développement, par le biais du Comité des opérations et pour l’efficacité du développement (CODE). 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PRINCIPALES FONCTIONS : Relevant du Conseil d’administration de la Banque au travers de CODE, l’Évaluateur général devra assumer les fonctions suivantes : 1.     Assurer la direction et le leadership dans la gestion des activités du Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement ; 2.     Élaborer les objectifs de travail du Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement dans le cadre du programme de travail triennal ; 3.     Assurer le leadership intellectuel et mettre à disposition son expertise technique dans la conduite des évaluations des opérations, des politiques et des stratégies de la Banque, en travaillant sur différents projets, secteurs et thèmes ainsi que sur les différentes régions et différents pays ; 4.     Fournir le leadership nécessaire pour s’assurer que les évaluations sont menées de manière efficace et en conformité avec les normes de qualité internationales les plus élevées ; 5.     Assurer une couverture appropriée et équilibrée entre différents types d’évaluations, notamment les évaluations menées par les pays, les évaluations de portefeuille, les évaluations thématiques, centralisées et décentralisées, les évaluations récapitulatives et les évaluations formatives ; 6.     Promouvoir une culture de l’évaluation et diffuser les résultats obtenus et les enseignements tirés à l’échelle de l’institution et au-delà ; 7.     Suivre, comparer et échanger les résultats et les méthodes d’évaluation, en particulier dans le cadre des activités du Réseau d’évaluation et du Groupe de coopération pour l’évaluation qui ressemblent les unités d’évaluation des banques multilatérales de développement ; 8.     Surveiller et suivre la mise en œuvre des recommandations d’évaluation fondée sur les rapports de la Direction au moyen du système d’enregistrement des actions de la Direction (MARS) et rendre compte en conséquence au Conseil d’administration ; 9.     Examiner la politique d'évaluation indépendante et la stratégie d'évaluation indépendante de la Banque et formuler des recommandations à l’intention de CODE à ce sujet, y compris des suggestions visant des ajustements ; 10.  Assurer une gestion efficace des ressources humaines et financières du Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement ; 11.  Surveiller la mise en œuvre du programme de travail du Département de l’évaluation indépendante du développement, notamment le respect des principaux indicateurs de performance et la production des rapports d’évaluation ; 12.  Assurer la gestion des relations avec les responsables et les bureaux de l’évaluation générale des autres Banques Multilatérales d Développement (BMD). 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Post Number: CI 128 Grade: D-1 Parent Sector: Communication and Information Sector (CI) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Communication and Information Type of contract: Fixed Term Duration of contract: 2 years Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 13-SEP-2021 (EXTENDED) OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST  Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information (ADG/CI), the incumbent is responsible for providing intellectual and strategic leadership and vision to support UNESCO’s global mandate in the various fields of communication and information, including freedom of expression and the safety of journalists, universal access to information, media development and media and information literacy, innovation and digital transformations, and documentary heritage. In collaboration with UNESCO’s worldwide network of field offices, the incumbent will inform the development of UNESCO’s activities and initiatives, including by providing policy analysis and advice, to better meet the challenges and seize the opportunities of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially the Sustainable Development Goals SDG 16.10, and ensure the successful implementation of the Programme and Budget (C/5). Through this, the incumbent will contribute to UNESCO being better able to position itself as a global leader in responding to the transformational changes that have shaped the communication and information landscape in the past twenty years. They will apply their knowledge and experience, which they will keep up to date through close analysis of global developments, to propose to the ADG/CI initiatives and activities to preserve freedom of expression and access to reliable information in the age of the Internet and social media, the upending of the business models of traditional media and a shifting political landscape. Additional responsibilities will include directing and approving the development and implementation of the Sector’s publication strategy and policies, determining the editorial policy and content of flagship publications such as the "World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Report", the UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom, and indicator-based studies (MDIs, JSI, IDIs) to provide country-level analysis and authoritative policy recommendations. The incumbent will as well support the Sector to be more innovative, knowledge and data driven including at field Level.  This also includes participating in the management of the Chiefs of Sections and Unit of the Sector, in full collaboration with the Director for Partnerships and Operational Management. She/He will also serve as the Secretary of the Intergovernmental Council for the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC). (Note: The role does not include responsibility for UNESCO’s wider external communications, which is managed by the Department of Public Information).
  1. Lead effective strategy and policy change through indicator-based research, data analytics and continuous learning:
  • Advise and direct the Sector (Headquarters and fîeld offices) to better understand and respond to the foundations and trends in freedom of expression and safety of journalists, universal access to information, media development and media and information literacy, innovation and digital innovation, and documentary heritage through research, data analysis and evidence-based policy dialogue;
  • Lead UNESCO monitoring of SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) as contributor to indicator 16.10.1 and custodian of 16.10.2, by leading the Sector's work with UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and national statistical Systems to ensure the collection, cleaning, analysis, integrity and reporting of data for informed decision making and improved and resilient business performance, and ensure the monitoring of the Voluntary National Review;
  • Guide, overhaul as required and ensure the implementation of UNESCO indicators in the field of media and Internet such as the Media Development indicators, the Journalists Safety Indicators, the Internet Universality Indicators, etc., to produce country-level analysis with concrete recommendations for policy reform;
  • Maintain strategic awareness of the latest and emerging policy developments of relevance to the Sector, keeping abreast of the latest research, technological, and other innovations and making them available through the provision of authoritative advice and information dissemination at an intersectoral level;
  • Ensure the development and implementation of the learning agenda within the Sector, devoting a significant portion of time to building knowledge, disseminating and growing from lessons learned, and networking;
  • Act as the nexus of information flows within CI and between the Sectors, assessing cross-thematic information flows, and identifying and developing opportunities to contribute to UNESCO's broader work including mobilizing the necessary resources in close collaboration with the Director for Partnerships and Operational Management.
  1.   Build alliances and strategic partnerships at research and policy levels:
  • In close collaboration with the Director for Partnerships and Operational Management, establish, maintain, strengthen and expand research and policy partnerships with a high-level network of partners, including with academia, intergovernmental organizations, government bodies, the private sector, media leaders, civil society organizations, academies, UNESCO Chairs, including ORBICOM network, category 2 centres and other relevant bodies;
  • Actively promote and build consensus for the Sector's work within these networks, including through strategic visibility campaigns;
  • Formulate and strengthen research and policy synergies across Sections/Unit and UNESCO to maximize impact for the relevance and growth of CI, providing expert and strategic guidance to CI field office colleagues.
  1.   Serve as the Secretary of the Intergovernmental Council for the International Programme for the Development of Communication by:
  • Providing intellectual, strategic and operational leadership for the development and implementation of the Programme, particularly in the priority areas;
  • Supporting the intergovernmental structure (Council/Bureau) in the completion of its tasks through networking, ensuring information flow and the exchange of international experiences, and organizing statutory meetings;
  • Driving the outreach of the Programme through establishing and fostering key contacts and joint projects with representatives of Member States, UNESCO's governmental bodies, civil society and the private sector, and building the capacity of policy-makers and vulnerable groups;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the decisions of the Council including the administration of the IPDC Special Account.
  1.   Assure editorial responsibility for the CI Sector’s publications: 
  • Primary responsibility for directing and approving the design and implementation of a publication strategy and policies for the Sector;
  • Provide intellectual leadership and direct the conceptualization, content, editing and production of CI publications, including the flagship “World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Report”;
  • Ensure the highest standard of quality, cost effectiveness and editorial standards of CI publications in the field of freedom of expression and safety of journalists, universal access to information, media development and media and information literacy, innovation and digital transformation, and documentary heritage by determining Sector-wide editorial policy, and coordinating and integrating CI publication activities with other programmes of the Organization;
  • Ensure the highest standard of editorial quality of advocacy materials and promotional briefings of CI work both in online and off-line formats (brochures, website, Twitter, video, etc. );
  • Responsible for directing a visibility strategy.
  1.   Assume other duties as requested such as:
  • Replacing occasionally ADG/CI;
  • Representing UNESCO in high-level internal and external meetings and conferences;
  • Participating in senior management mechanisms established within the Communication and Information Sector and other structures of UNESCO;
  • Leading the efforts to engage in interdisciplinary work within CI and with other UNESCO sectors.
  1.   Additional activities that may be required to ensure the success of the work team.
COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)
  • Communication (C)
  • Accountability (C)
  • Innovation (C)
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
  • Planning and organizing (C)
  • Results focus (C)
  • Teamwork (C)
  • Building partnerships (M)
  • Driving and managing change (M)
  • Leading and empowering others (M)
  • Making quality decisions (M)
  • Managing performance (M)
  • Strategic thinking (M)
  • Professionalism (C)
For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education 
  • Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent degree) in the field of communication and information, political sciences, international relations, or related areas.
Work Experience
  • Fifteen (15) years of relevant and progressively responsible professional experience in policy development, research and partnership development in the area of Communication and Information, with a significant part of this period at a senior managerial level;
  • Established track record in at least one of the major areas of work of the Sector, including freedom of expression, safety of journalists, media and policies development, media and information literacy, innovation and digital transformations, and documentary heritage, and a demonstrated understanding of the current global issues in the other areas;
  • Experience in strategic and operational leadership to foster freedom of expression, safety of journalists, universal access to information, innovative digital transformations and documentary heritage.
Skills/Competencies
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Organization's mandate, vision, strategic direction and priorities;
  • Good knowledge of UNESCO's programmes covered by the Communication and Information Sector, and of international development policies and institutions;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including ability to identify key strategic issues and to develop policies in the field of communication and information, as well as exercise sound judgement and decision-making skills;
  • Proven ability to identify emerging trends in the sector and develop and implement an overall strategy to respond through innovative projects;
  • Understanding of the transformations that have shaped the communication and information landscape in recent decades and the specific solutions necessary;
  • Leadership capacity, a high sense of objectivity and professional integrity;
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and to build relationships and networks with diverse groups of organizations and individuals, including relevant institutions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector; ability to participate effectively in high-level negotiations with internal and external partners;
  • Analytical and organizational skills, including in establishing and implementing plans and priorities;
  • Proven skills in strategic asset management;
  • Capacity to provide intellectual leadership to guide staff, as well as ability to build trust, manage, lead and motivate a large and diverse body of staff in a multicultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing, in front of a broad range of constituents and the news media with strong representational abilities;
  • Ability to engage in networking and to lead complex negotiations with diplomacy, tact and a sense of political astuteness;
  • Ability to lead visibility and publication strategies at high-standard level.
  • Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of one working language of the Secretariat (English and French) and good knowledge of the other working language is required.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Work Experience
  • At least ten (10) years of relevant and progressively responsible professional experience in policy development, research and partnership development at the international level in the area of Communication and Information, with a significant part of this period at a senior managerial level;
  • Experience working in an agile environment;
  • Relevant work experience with United Nations, bilateral, international donors/agencies and/or non-governmental organizations.
Skills and Competencies
  • Good knowledge of UNESCO's programmes covered by the Communication and Information Sector, including freedom of expression and safety of journalists; universal access to information; media development and media and information literacy; innovation and digital transformations; and documentary heritage;
  • Strong global professional network.
For more information on how to apply, please click the “Apply” button. https://careers.unesco.org/job/Paris-Director-for-Communication-and-Information-Strategy-and-Policy/730708002/ UNESCO
2021-08-16 12:20:45
full-time
Kenya

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Department : EXTERNAL RELATIONS, ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS (ERAC) Location : Nairobi, Kenya Responsible to : Lead Specialist: Grants Management, Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation Closing date: 10th August 2021 1. JOB PURPOSE This is a key entry-level role within the external relations, advocacy, and communications portfolio. Amongst other key tasks, the postholder will contribute to ensuring that the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region Office’s (IPPF ARO) External Relations, Advocacy and Communication (ERAC) Department strategically competes and wins bids and tenders that will support the delivery of IPPF ARO’s mandate. The postholder will work under the supervision of the Lead Specialist: Grants Management, Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation, together with the Specialist: Donors Relations and Partnership Building, and the Specialist: Grants Management. S/he will support resource mobilization and grants management, including the development and writing of project proposals, budgets, narrative and financial reports, contributing to the production of quality and timely funding proposals, donor reports, and other external communication materials. The postholder will be part of IPPF Youth Professionals Program (YPP); through which the IPPF ARO provides a unique opportunity to persons aged between 24 and 32 years, and who are nationals of an African country, to start a professional career within the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and in other areas relevant to IPPF. 2. KEY TASK a) Support the development of high-quality proposals to be submitted both to institutional donors and to trusts and foundations, and especially lead on budget development. b) Support procurement processes, especially with regards to the recruitment of external consultants. c) Conduct desk-research, write situational analyses and prepare relevant information as needed, to respond to bid opportunities. d) Support grants management, keeping track of reporting and contributing to narrative and financial reports. e) Overseeing administrative functions for the team, such as invoicing, accounting, reporting, etc., to ensure successful execution of grant processes. f) Undertake any other responsibilities which are commensurate with a role of this nature, which have been discussed and agreed with the line manager; and g) Uphold the values, ethics and culture of IPPF ARO and be an ambassador for the Federation. 3. PERSON SPECIFICATION EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
  • The postholder must be a national of an African country and between 24 and 32 years old at the date of application.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant area for the post is essential. A Master's Degree is desirable.
  • Fluency in English and French with excellent oral and written communication skills in both languages is essential.
  • A minimum of one year of work experience relevant to the job description i.e., in the fields of finance, resource mobilization, grants management, advocacy or health - in particular aspects of sexual and reproductive health and rights -, is desirable.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office is essential. Experience of Netsuite is desirable.
PROVEN ABILITY
  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for ensuring universal access to healthcare for all and SRHR in particular is desirable.
  • Experience of studying or working outside of the home country is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work in multicultural environments and ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs. The post holder must show tolerance and acceptance of different views and opinions.
  • Willing to work outside standard office hours as required.
SKILLS
  • Essential: Excellent organizational and time-management skills to meet tight deadlines.
  • Essential: Good budgeting and financial skills.
  • Essential: Discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Desirable: A rights-based, gender-sensitive approach.
  • Desirable: Understanding of development issues, especially SRHR.
COMPETENCIES
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: articulate, tactful and diplomatic.
  • Flexible/team player with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of, and a commitment to, safeguarding international human rights, in a local and international context.
  • Shows awareness of and demonstrates sensitivity to the multi-cultural environment in which IPPF operates.
  • Supportive of a woman’s right to choose and to have access to safe abortion services.
  • Willingness and availability to travel regularly in the region (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).
4. ASSESSMENT
  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a competency-based interview which may be followed by a desk review and/or an assessment exercise.
For more information on how to apply: https://www.ippfar.org/about-us/jobs-and-opportunities/job/grants-management-and-resource-mobilization-coordinator-youth IPPFAR
2021-07-27 12:48:54
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