Chief of Staff, Office of the Executive Director (OED), D1/D2

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 27 November 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York
Job ID: 12944


UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. 


Do you have the experience and passion to support the leadership team of a dynamic, international, rights-based organisation?

Can you provide advisory support on organisational policy, priorities and strategies to enable the Executive to make informed decisions concerning corporate-wide initiatives?
Can you facilitate strategic linkages with Governments, UN Secretariat, UN agencies, NGOs and private foundations?

If you have answered yes, UNFPA invites you to apply for the position of:

Chief of Staff (D1/D2)

Our Strategic Plan focuses on achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, and has three transformative results to be reached by 2030: end preventable maternal deaths, end the unmet need for family planning, and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. To help support our leadership team in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNFPA is seeking a Chief of Staff who – as a catalyst for change, action, partnership and innovation – will manage the Office of the Executive Director.  The Chief of staff will advise on representation, advocacy and liaison, resource mobilization, ensuring that the Executive Director has the appropriate range of professional advice on critical issues as these arise; and, ultimately supporting in making a positive difference in the lives of billions of people.


How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for this position please upload your CV by Monday, 27 November, 2017 5pm EST. SRI-Executive has been retained by UNFPA to evaluate all candidate applications received for this position. All information will be kept in the strictest confidence, as we pride ourselves on professionalism and confidentiality. 


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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