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Minimum Bachelor Degree in Social, Economic, Communications, Development Studies or other deciplines.
Years (Minimum 6 years of relevant and progressively experience in project management, monitoring & evaluation, Programme or operational research.
Skills and Experience
Minimum 6 years of relevant and progressively experience in project management, monitoring & evaluation, or operational research.
Experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness and management of emergency relief would be an asset.
Relevant professional experience within the UN common system would be a strong asset.
Knowledge of OCHAs institutional mandates, policies and guidelines related to humanitarian affairs and humanitarian reform is desirable.
Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required.
Fluency in local languages (Pashto, Urdu and Punjabi) would be a strong asset.
Professionalism – Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian issues , emergency relief and related human rights issues; conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to analyze and articulate the protection dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response; demonstrated problem-solving skills; and very good knowledge of region of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions; strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian protection and knowledge of the institutions of the UN system; demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations; ability to relate humanitarian protection issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected region.
Communication – Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations to staff at senior levels, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style.
Planning & Organizing – Ability to coordinate the work of others, work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.
Client orientation – Ability to identify client’s needs and match them to appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective and productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; capacity to keep clients informed of [progress or setbacks in ongoing projects. Ability to monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’’ environment to keep informed and anticipate potential problems.