The Governance and Peacebuilding Regional Coordinator is the lead expert in the governance and peacebuilding knowledge domain. S/he leads a team of Specialists in this area based in the Regional Hub and reports to the Regional Hub Manager with supervision from the Crisis Bureau Deputy Director in New York as part of the Global Policy Network. He/she will provide intellectual and strategic leadership as well as technical guidance on Governance and Peacebuilding issues for UNDP, including in migration and displacement contexts, and represent UNDP in the wider governance and peacebuilding community of practice, including with UN system, bilateral partners, external experts, etc.
In collaboration with other Advisors and Specialists in the Regional Hub, HQ, Country Offices, Global Policy Centers, and rosters of external advisors, s/he is responsible for leading the provision of technical expertise and policy and programme advisory services to Country Offices, supports the implementation of the regional programme and, where appropriate, with key UN and external partners. S/he responds to requests from Country Offices under the guidance of the Regional Hub Manager, and in collaboration with corporate support providers, such as the Country Support Management Team, the Crisis and Fragility Engagement and Policy Team and the SDG integrator Team. Working to ensure quality and coherent policy and programme advisory services within their region and across other regions, as well as alignment with the Strategic Plan, the Governance and Peacebuilding Regional Coordinator advances the credibility and recognition of UNDP’s capabilities in this knowledge domain and associated community of practice.