This position is located in Juba, South Sudan in the Operations and Advocacy Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA’s mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office (HoO), OCHA South Sudan, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Pooled Fund Manager reports to the Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Head of Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Unit.
Under the overall guidance of the OCHA Head of Office (HoO) and oversight of the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), the Humanitarian Affairs Officer (Pooled Fund Manager) will be responsible for the following duties: