This position is located in the Operational Training Section (OTS), Capacity Development and Operational Training Service (CDOTS), Office of Support Operations (OSO), Department of Operational Support (DOS). The Programme Officer reports to the Team Leader. The focus of this position is the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of operational support capacity building, training and knowledge management programmes.
The Department of Operational Support (DOS) was established to provide end-to-end operational support, advisory services and other capacity development solutions to operational entities across the Secretariat, including departments, offices away from headquarters, field missions and regional commissions.
The Operational Training Section (OTS) is responsible for supporting clients in the design, development and delivery of operational support capacity development programmes in the areas of human resources, finance, supply chain management, healthcare management, occupational health and safety and Informational Communication Technology, including training programs and knowledge management. The Section is also responsible for the design, development and delivery of senior leadership governance and resource stewardship programs and operational support to the delegation of authority framework.
Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) 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 five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management or related area is required. Experience in developing interactive and participatory training programs is desirable. Experience in human resource learning and development is desirable. Experience in designing, developing and evaluating learning programmes using a variety of methodologies such as online, social media, face-to-face and blended learning is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.