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Deputy Representative, Operations (P5), FT, #8670, Baghdad – Iraq, MENA


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Job Description

  • Country: Iraq
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: Master’s degree
  • Experience: 10 years
  • Gender: Both

As a Strategic Business Partner and Deputy for the Head of Office, you will be responsible to lead for results, drive change, provide risk informed, solution-focused analysis, advice and services and contribute to programme and management decisions for delivering results for children in all operational contexts. You will be accomplish this by:

Leading by example and supporting the Head of Office on managing the office;
Acting as Officer in Charge in the absence of the Head of Office;
Managing services in the functional areas of operations support: budget, financial management and reporting, facilities management, administration, supply and logistics management, information and communications technology, human resources, and safety and security and convening the other functions to arrive at a unified vision;
Ensuring processes are in place to identify, promote and empower the potential in staff through career development, opportunities for stretch assignments and succession planning;
Acting as member of the Country and Senior Management Teams, representing the organizational risk, governance systems and policies perspective in management discussions, and promoting results based management.
Understanding business needs for the Country Programme, to anticipate challenges, propose viable solutions, provide creative and innovative ideas aimed at a solution- focused approach to include value for money strategies, all underpinned by quality assurance measures;
Providing key contribution to CPD, CPMP/PBR, AMP and support to Results Based Management and implementation using Value for Money criteria;
Leveraging technology for results and programme accountabilities, making effective adoption of tools and promoting the fundamentals of ICT management, information security and controls;
Supporting the country office during external and internal audit reviews and responding to audit observations and monitoring implementation of recommendations.;
Guiding Supply and Logistics strategies and interventions to meet programmatic needs while ensuring Value for Money (VfM), including procurement of fit for purpose products and services, and providing advisory support to governments, national systems and partners on supply chain management;
Leveraging governance, systems, and tools to provide regular feedback on risks and achievements of operations functions in the country;
Leading on facility management with a specific focus on inclusive accessibility, eco sustainability and common premises;
Overseeing business transactions processed by GSSC from a perspective of Efficiency, Performance, Risk Management and Fraud prevention;
Supporting the management of PSFR operations and promoting efficiency across systems and processes, where applicable;
In fragile context and humanitarian contexts, ensure that UNICEF offices are fit for purpose to enable the timely delivery of humanitarian assistance by UNICEF and its partners – in compliance with the commitments and standards enshrined in the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action – and of its role as CLA (where clusters are activated). This includes ensuring the mandatory use and application of the Emergency Procedures, as applicable.
For a detailed job description please see the attached link.

To qualify as a Champion for every child you will have:

An Advanced University Degree (Master’s and above) in one of the following areas is required: Business management; Financial management; Accounting; Public Finance; and related operations function (Supply Chain, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, Project management, etc.) or a full professional accounting designation (CA, ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, CPFA, Expert Comptable) from an internationally recognized institute/body of accountancy with valid membership in good standing is required.

A minimum of 10 years of professional experience, at the national and international level, is required, specifically in advocating and implementing strategic organizational initiatives in one or more operations management area including budget; financial management and reporting; facilities management; administration; supply and logistics management; information and communication technology; human resources.

Experience in humanitarian settings is strongly desired.

Prior experience in the development sector or UN system/ international NGOs would be an asset.

Prior experience working with or in the private sector, and supporting private sector fundraising, is desirable


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