UNOCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNOCHA is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Humanitarian Affairs Officer Temporary position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNOCHA.
UNOCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 09, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 21, 2022.
|UNOCHA EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISEMENT|
|Organization Name||United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)|
|Type of Organization||NGO|
|Date Posted||April 09, 2022|
|Closing Date||April 21, 2022|
|Position||Humanitarian Affairs Officer Temporary|
UNOCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer Temporary Jobs 2022
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.
- Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent).
- Experience: Minimum 7 years.
- Employment Type: Full-Time.
- Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.
- Duty Station: Nairobi.
- Remuneration: As Per Rules.
Other Requirements / Information:
- An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies/law, economics, or a related field. A first- level university degree in combination with additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required.
- Three (3) years of experience in humanitarian affairs or related area at the international level is required.
- Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency and/or natural disaster) is required.
- Experience in a humanitarian context within the UN common system or other comparable international organization is desirable.
- Experience in the Region (Horn of Africa) in the past five years is desirable.
Within the delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
- Deputizes for the Head of Office and Deputy Head of Office as appropriate.
- Acts as Head of Hub as appropriate.
- Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian response and developments, disaster relief or emergency situations in the country.
- Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through OCHA.
- Engages with donors.
- Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations; ensures necessary support (e.g. staff, funding, specialized equipment, supplies, etc.); prepares situation reports to the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying gaps and unmet requirements.
- Assists national government counterparts in capacity-building for handling emergency situations; develops country-specific indicators in collaboration with area experts and ensures the subsequent monitoring of these indicators; recommends actions based on the analysis of pertinent information.
- Initiates and coordinates activities related to technical cooperation and technical assistance projects in disaster response and disaster response preparedness; formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports for submission to donors.
- Analyzes and assists in introducing new technologies and approaches for disaster warning/management.
- Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follow-up work, including inter-agency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies.
- Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, background papers, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, etc.
- Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
- Establishes and maintains contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, non- governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.
- Ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning, etc.
- Provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers.
- Performs other duties as required.
How to Apply?
- Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
- Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=178604 to fill the application.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
- The closing date: April 21, 2022.
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|Official Notification Link||www.unocha.org|