The position is located in the United Nations Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) Headquarters in New York.
In its Resolution A/RES/72/279, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the transformation of the Development Coordination Office (DCO) as a stand-alone coordination office within the United Nations Secretariat. The new DCO assumes managerial and oversight functions of the resident coordinator system under the collective ownership of the members of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG).
The Deputy to the ASG reports to the Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) and Director, Development Coordination Office (UNDCO).
Within delegated authority, the Deputy to the ASG will be responsible for the following: