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POLICY SPECIALIST, COUNTRY SUPPORT & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATION
Location : New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Application Deadline : 11-Oct-13
Type of Contract : TA International
Post Level : P-4
Languages Required :English
Duration of Initial Contract : 364 days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 364 days
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Under the leadership of the UNDG Chair, and with the guidance of the UNDG, the overall objective of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO) is to support the Strategic Priorities of the UNDG, and related coordination goals, and to meet DOCO’s responsibilities under the Management and Accountability system, in furtherance of the QCPR framework.
DOCO supports the UNDG at all levels to better support national partners in meeting the MDGs/IADGs and other critical national development priorities, specifically, the UNDG and its Advisory Group at Headquarters, Regional UNDG Teams, and RCs and UNCTs. In carrying out its responsibilities, DOCO works closely with other UN entities and stakeholders (including DPA, DPKO, DSS, WB, OCHA and the Policy Committee in case of crisis countries), and through various interagency mechanisms.
The Policy Specialist reports to the Team Leader, Country Support and Leadership Development Coordination, for general direction and guidance. In this capacity, the incumbent provides technical assistance to the Team Leader, who supports DOCO Director on technical and policy issues and associated activities on Country Leadership Support, that include support to policy implementation of the RC system, talent management and leadership development programs.