Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required. Experience with humanitarian financing strategies and instruments is required. Field experience in humanitarian affairs in a complex emergency or natural disaster context is required. Experience in stakeholder coordination is desirable. Experience in working with humanitarian pooled funds is desirable. Experience in a humanitarian context within the UN common system or other comparable international organization is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.