Vacancy Announcement: No. VN/PBR/2014/05 - Chief of Field Office, Fort Portal
Post: Chief of Field Office, Fort Portal
Duty Station: Kampala
Type and Duration of Appointment: Fixed-Term Appointment (One year with possible extension)
Purpose of the post:
Under the general guidance of the Chief of Field Coordination and Emergency, with the support from Programme Chiefs based in Kampala, the incumbent is responsible for provision of leadership and guidance in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the national level programme of cooperation as it pertains to the area served by the Zonal office, including emergencies, ensuring consistency with the national level strategies and objectives; Represent UNICEF in meetings with local authorities as well as multi-lateral, bilateral agencies and NGOs; Negotiate and advocate programme goals and strategies and identify strategic alliances, and influence District Development Plans and budgets to facilitate achievement of programme results; Coordinate with the Operations/Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and counterpart accountability; Ensure effective management of the zonal office through proper leadership, planning, control, organisation and motivation of staff in accordance with UNICEF personnel rules and regulations, financial policies and procedures to develop and administer the current country programme.
Required Qualifications, Competencies and Attributes:
Closing date for applications is 24 March 2014. Applicants interested in the above position should send their resume to: