Position Number: 00029247
Reports to: Director, BMS
Direct Reports: Management Specialist and Management Analyst
Position Status: Non-Rotational
Job Family: Yes
Grade Level: P5
Closing Date: 9 June 2020 (midnight New York time)
Duration and Type of Assignment: More than a year; Fixed Term Appointment
The Organizational Effectiveness Team (OET) is a group of internal UNDP management practitioners available on request to support UNDP offices and units worldwide to improve strategic and operational performance in line with UNDP’s Strategic Plan and corporate investments in organizational effectiveness and agility. This group is anchored by a core team of management advisors and specialists based in Headquarters, who coordinate and deliver management consulting services globally.
The OET contributes to the advancement of UNDP’s performance and organizational effectiveness by bringing industry-standard knowledge, advisory services, and analytics for performance improvements and enhancements to UNDP’s overall strategic agenda as well as day-to-day business. The Management Advisor reports to the BMS Director.
The Management Advisor leads the OET and covers a broad range of issues ranging from business development to quality assurance of services, as well as substantive collaboration with Regional and Central Bureaux to help shape and advance UNDP’s organizational effectiveness. S/he leads strategic planning for the unit operations, setting of management targets, and monitors services provided to clients.
The Management Advisor, OET manages the staff and services of the unit, and contributes to the coordination, training and engagement of the global network of advisors/consultants. The Management Advisor works in close collaboration with all OET members in the delivery of services. The Advisor promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach through the following functions:
Master's degree in social policy, public policy, politics, economics, development studies or a related area.
Written and verbal fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of other UN language desirable.
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