United Nations Secretariat Senior Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

United Nations Secretariat Senior Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. United Nations Secretariat Ethiopia looking for “Senior Political Affairs Officer“. Applicants with a degree in Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 1st April 2023.

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United Nations Secretariat Senior Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

The United Nations Secretariat has published a job vacancy announcement on 4th March 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Senior Political Affairs Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Secretariat
Position Senior Political Affairs Officer
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline 1st April 2023

United Nations Secretariat Job Vacancy 2023

Responsibilities: Within delegated authority, the Senior Political Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Monitors and assesses political developments in Africa in close collaboration with UNOAU, UNHQ, SPMs and PKOs and analyses the policies of the AU and other international and sub-regional organizations to provide UNHQ and senior UN officials with early warning and policy options for conflict prevention, peace-making and post-conflict peace-building;
  • Contributes to the formulation of political affairs strategies; develops a vision or direction for work; proposes policy directives and plan of action on matters relating to the UN partnership with the AUC, and where appropriate, Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms (RECs/RMs) in the areas of conflict prevention, management, resolution and peacebuilding in Africa for immediate and long range solutions to political problems in general and in specific geographical areas; identifies emerging issues and analyses implications and makes recommendations on possible strategies and measures;
  • Plans, coordinates and manages programmes, projects and activities requiring interdepartmental and/or interagency involvement and participation;
  • Leads and directs a work team; plans and allocates work assignments; coaches, mentors, and evaluates staff; participates in recruitment and selection of new staff and in the development of training programs;
  • Acts as coordinator for complex coordination and support missions;
  • Manages, coordinates, organizes and supervises research on a variety of political issues in a region and or country or major conflict;
  • Supports the development and strengthening of the knowledge management frameworks and utilization of guidance documents on knowledge management;
  • Supports the delivery of target-oriented knowledge management products;
  • Represents division/office/mission at round tables, seminars and conferences;
  • Responds to/prepares responses to comments, statements, queries of parties and manages operations involving several components, including civilian, military and humanitarian operations;
  • Develops and maintains relations with senior government officials and advises them on issues and policies of mutual concern;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Department/Office: Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs-Department of Peace Operations-Shared Structure
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 03 March 2023 – 01 April 2023
  • Job Opening Number: 23-Political Affairs-DPPA-DPO-SS-200586-R-Addis Ababa (X)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international economics, law, public administration, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in political science, international relations, law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area, including within the United Nations is required. Please explain how you meet this criterion.
  • A minimum of two years of experience with the African Union or African sub-regional organization is required. Please explain how you meet this criterion.
  • Experience in supporting senior officials is desired. Please explain how you meet this criterion.

How to Apply United Nations Secretariat Senior Political Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=200586

The Closing Date: 1st April 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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