- Job organizational context:
- The Chief, Field Operations and Emergency, reports to the Representative and is responsible for the overall management of the field Operations and Emergency Section, including supervision of Chiefs of Zonal/field Offices, the UNICEF Cluster / AoRs Coordinators, and the emergency specialist, including the associated work of the emergency team for the effective work planning, programme implementation and monitoring of the results in the field. The post is office-based with frequent travel within the country and occasional travel outside.
Purpose of the job:
- The Chief, Field Operations and Emergency, is responsible for the overall management and administration of the Field Operations and Emergency Section. The incumbent is accountable for the effective leadership of field offices and emergency preparedness and response, and effective leadership of clusters, to ensure timely, effective, and efficient programme delivery at field level, ensuring all blockages, disruptions and delays are avoided to achieve measurable results.
- An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in one of the following fields is required: social sciences, international relations, public administration, government, and public relations, public or social policy, sociology, social or community development, or another relevant technical field.