Associate Liaison Officer at UNOPS, Amman, Jordan

Deadline: 20 February 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Associate Liaison Officer in Amman, Jordan.

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UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Associate Liaison Officer will perform the following functions-

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  • Facilitate timely and effective communication and coordination between UNVIM and OCHA senior management and operational teams at HQ and in the field on a daily basis, and support liaison and engagement with other UN departments and entities.
  • Monitor and report on trends and developments relating to the situation in the Yemen at the country, regional and global level and analyze the potential impact on commercial and humanitarian access in Yemen, as well as the operations of UNVIM and OCHA respectively.
  • Analyze, collate and synthesize UNVIM’s operational data to inform policy and decision-making as well as monthly engagement with the Security Council in New York and other inter-agency or inter-governmental bodies.
  • Support drafting of key documents, including key messages, background documents, analytical reports, talking points, statements and reports, including on UNVIM’s engagement and contribution to the overall response.
  • Contribute to awareness raising and advocacy on the crisis in Yemen and its impact on the population, as well as UNVIM operations, with focus on the need for adequate commercial and humanitarian access to meet basic needs and support delivery of services to the population.
  • Assist in the organization of coordination meetings and events with other agencies and partners to facilitate shared understanding and common position on key operational issues.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, development affairs, international relations, public relations or a related field.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of Arabic.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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