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Operations Associate Volunteer Deployment Job at UNDP in India


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Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma

Brief Details About Operations Associate Volunteer Deployment Job at UNDP in India:

  • Organization: UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: New Delhi
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-22

About UNDP:

United Nations Development Program is known as UNDP. The biggest technical cooperation organization in the world, it relies on non-repayable donations (grants) to function. Its primary focus is on country-specific projects, however it also includes regional, interregional, and global activities. It is funded by governments’ yearly voluntary contributions. The main objective of UNDP is to help every nation carry out sustainable development. In addition, it participates in several programs including democracy, the environment, and the Millennium Development Goals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan and coordinate regional deployment activities in consultation with other VSC recruitment teams with the aim of minimizing deployment time and issues.
  • Pro-actively engage in deployment activities to reduce delays by coordinating with third parties involved in deployment steps.
  • Liaise with others in the Volunteer Services Centre, the Regional Office, and related Field Units to keep abreast of evolving demands for UN Volunteers in the region, ensuring that deployment mechanisms are aligned to meet those demands.
  • Ensure the consistent application of policies and procedures for the deployment of UN Volunteers in the region.
  • Monitor the timely and quality delivery of volunteer deployment services in the region as per corporate key performance indicators.
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of agreed standard communications and processes related to UN Volunteer deployment.
  • Compile and maintain a knowledge repository on deployment specificities of countries in the region to facilitate fast and smooth deployment of UN Volunteers.
  • Keep abreast of latest trends and benchmarks in deployment to leverage the most relevant approaches for UNV to introduce new or adjusted methods, policies and procedures for the deployment of UN Volunteers in the region.
  • Contribute to the analysis of the regional Volunteer Service Centre results, report on trends and propose changes for improvements.
  • Engage with, learn from, and make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
  • Synthesize and share lessons learnt in regional deployment to contribute to the development of guidelines and operational procedures.
  • Provide inputs to the design of training materials and corporate activities towards building staff capacity at headquarters, regional and country levels on deployment.
  • Supervise staff, including performance management and capacity development;
  • Monitor the ongoing deployment activities in the region to ensure timeliness and quality of work, and re-distribute work, as needed.
  • Support the Operations Associate, Volunteer Deployment in the annual reporting process as it relates to regional volunteer deployment.
  • Support Operations Associates during times of high workload;
  • Perform other duties as may be required.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Secondary education with specialized training in human resources, business or public administration, or related field;
  • University degree in human resources, business or public administration is desirable, but not a requirement.
  • 7 years of relevant experience in deployment, personnel and/or business management;
  • Experience in MS Office 365;
  • Experience working in web-based management/CRM systems;
  • Experience working with Salesforce Service Cloud would be an asset;
  • Experience in an international or non-profit context would be an asset;
  • Experience working with volunteers would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English;
  • Proficiency in another official UN language, and/or other dominant language in the region, would be an asset.


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