Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Candidates with no United Nations or UNOPS experience are encouraged to apply.
Background Information – Job-specific
The United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS) is mandated to provide administrative and logistics support to its partners in implementing the United Nations Security council resolution on Somalia.
AMISOM has about 20,000 uniformed personnel serving in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) located in central/southern Somalia. A segment of the troops is at the frontlines and the other performs supporting roles.
The primary focus of the Project will be the mission’s capacity building to benefit AMISOM, UNSOM and SNA staff. It will focus on training of staff, promotion of standardisation in utilisation of UN-owned equipment (UNOE), mechanism for stakeholder engagement and feedback on training support. This will then inform the necessary adjustment in support in a structured but multidimensional manner targeting people, processes, procedures, and technology.
The incumbent will work under the guidance of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS. This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in the United Nations Secretariat.
The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.
Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the Capacity Building Senior Officer will administratively work under UNOPS and operationally work under the guidance of the Chief of the Field Technology Section UNSOS and will be responsible for the following duties:
Summary of key functions and duties:
Training Delivery and Support
Documentation and Communication
Perform other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above
Impact of Results
The result of work of the Capacity Building Senior Officer impacts directly on delivery of services that satisfy the requirements of UNSOS as well as the performance of the services implemented there. It will also ensure proper processes and methodologies are followed and implemented according to the latest of the industry standards. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring activities for all global locations are in line with the overall business targets and UN policies, rules and regulations.
Desirable: (The following experience is optional. Candidates who do not have it are welcome to apply)