Chief Executive Officer at UNOPS, Geneva, Switzerland


Deadline: 31 October 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief Executive Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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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 Chief Executive Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Convene: The Partnership brings together all interested parties (public and private sector) to jointly work together towards a malaria free world and to overcome challenges to that goal.
  • Co-ordinate: The Partnership, through its mechanisms, co-ordinates the work of the individual partners to ensure that each partner’s efforts are aligned with those of the others, duplication and inefficiencies are avoided, collaboration between partners is facilitated, and common challenges are addressed co-operatively.
  • Facilitate Communication: By bringing together partners, the Partnership can ensure that partners are communicating with one another, sharing experience and best practice, and ensuring that challenges or bottlenecks identified are brought to the attention of the entire Partnership as appropriate.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), in public health, social science, international development, public policy and administration, or related area.
  • Specialization in infectious diseases or tropical diseases.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in policy formulation, advocacy, strategy development, resource mobilization, programme management, or related area, preferably with a mix of service in either the public, private, or non-profit sectors at an international level.
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; good working knowledge of French is highly desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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