This position is located in the Commodities Branch of Division on International Trade and Commodities (DITC) in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Chief of Branch reports to the Director of DITC.
The Chief of Branch is responsible for formulating and implementing the substantive work programme of the Commodities Branch under his/her supervision. S/he oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Branch, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the area of commodities both within the Branch, the Division and UNCTAD, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate. Concretely, the future incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: