This position is located in the Office of the Executive Secretary. The Programme Management Officer reports to the Chief of the Office of the Executive Secretary.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of the Office of the Executive Secretary, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field. 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area. Experience working in the Latin America and Caribbean region is required. Experience in programme/project management in the context of development operations is required. Experience in policy analysis and strategic planning on issues related with development is desirable. Experience in the provision of strategic advice to a senior manager is desirable. Experience working in the front office of an international organization, such as the United Nations, is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in Spanish and English is required.