Contract Type: Consultancy
Closing date: 30 May 2018 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Multiple
Job ID: 16377

Job Summary


The purpose of the UNFPA’s Global Emergency (Surge) Roster contains the various profiles of staff members needed in emergency and humanitarian situations.   In the event of an onset of an emergency or humanitarian crisis, staff members who are on the Roster will be deployed to the affected country (or countries) within 48 - 72 hours.  Staff members selected for the Surge Roster will be invited to attend a workshop and simulation exercise and will be given access to training to augment the effectiveness of the Surge team members.


Education and Qualifications


  • Advanced technical degree in finance and public /business administration, public policy or other relevant social sciences. A first university degree, with relevant experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree;
  • 5 to 7 years of operations management experience;
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency Spanish is an asset;
  • Experience responding to emergencies in Latin America and the Caribbean is desirable.

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