TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT (FAST TRACK)- Operations Manager, UNFPA Sub-Office, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 27 February 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Job ID: 28958

TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT (FAST TRACK)

Duration: 5 months (Extension subject to funding availability)

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The Position:

The Operations Manager leads the operations team of the Cox’s Bazar Sub-Office, providing advice in all aspects of the Sub-Office management, operations, finance, administration, procurement, information technology, and human resources, contributing operational expertise to facilitate the Humanitarian intervention and Nexus Development programme implementation in Cox’s Bazar. 

You will report to the Head of Cox’s Bazar Sub-Office of the Bangladesh CO. 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA 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.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in the provision of Humanitarian Response and Nexus Development programme results.

Job Purpose:

The Operations Manager (OS) ensures a fully accountable, well-managed and results-oriented Sub- Office of Cox’s Bazar. You will contribute your operational expertise to facilitate Humanitarian Response and programme implementation in close collaboration with Cox’s Bazar Programme staff and Operations unit of the Bangladesh CO.  

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education:  

Advanced degree in business administration, public administration, finance, human resources, information technology or other related discipline.

Knowledge and Experience: 

· Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in administration, finance or office management.

· Strong analytical and leadership skills.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.

Languages: 

Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages is preferable.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Bangladesh
Population : 168.1 mil
Fertility rate
2
Maternal Mortality Ratio
176
Contraceptives prevalence rate
64
Population aged 10-24
28%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 57%
Girls 67%