International Operations Manager, Chad, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 8 July 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: N'Djamena, Chad
Job ID: 24088

Position Summary

The Operations Manager (OM) is located in Country Offices (COs). Under the direct supervision of the Representative or Deputy Representative, the Operations Manager (OM) provides leadership and advice to the Country Office (CO) on all aspects of office management and operations.

The OM supervises CO staff as assigned by the Representative/Deputy Representative.

Job Purpose:

The OM ensures a smooth functioning, well-managed and results-oriented CO and facilitates programme implementation and delivery by providing for the operational needs of programmes and projects managed at the CO. The OM will ensure the CO is strengthened and supported in its operations, needs and queries by ensuring administrative management policies, regulations, rules and procedures are compatible with CO needs.

Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university degree in business administration, public administration, finance, human resources, information technology or a related field.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in administration, finance or office management.
  • Thorough knowledge of the UN Staff Rules and Regulations, HR management policies, financial rules and regulations and procurement.
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.
  • Initiative; strong conceptual abilities; sound judgment; strong interest in development work, especially the mission of UNFPA; and dedication to the principles of the United Nations.


  • Fluency in English. Depending on the duty station.
  • Working knowledge of another UN language such as French, Spanish, Arabic, or Russian may be required.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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