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The Chief, Risk Management (Programme and Operations) position is located in MENA Regional Office and reports to the Regional Chief of Operations.
The profile of the MENA region requires attention to risks management as recent internal audits findings, aid diversions concerns and discussions with partners on the broader risks’ management practices have highlighted the need to establish a Risks Management Unit under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Operations. The Chief, Risk Management (Programme and Operations) position will supervise two units headed each by a P4 position.
How can you make a difference?
The Chief Risk Management (Programme and Operations) will lead the Risk Management Unit under the Regional Chief of Operations which will bring together all the components of risks managements in programmes and operations, including the management of implementing partnership under HACT.
The Chief Risk Management (Programme and Operations) will be responsible to ensure that key management, operational and programmatic risks are systematically identified, reviewed holistically, integrated and managed effectively to inform management, operational and programmatic decisions throughout the region.
Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
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UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
UNICEF is committed to promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children.
The re-advertisement is to enlarge the pool and candidates who have already applied do not need to apply again.
UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.