This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for Myanmar, in Yangon, Myanmar. 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.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Humanitarian Financing Unit (HFU) Manager reports to the Deputy Head of Office.
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)/HFU Manager will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.