Senior Regional Coordination Officer Job at United Nations Secretariat

Website United Nations Secretariat

The United Nations Secretariat has published a job vacancy announcement on August 30, 2022 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Regional Coordination Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Secretariat
Position Senior Regional Coordination Officer
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)
Experience Required Minimum Ten years
Application Deadline Sep. 04, 2022

United Nations Secretariat Job Vacancy 2022


Within delegated authority, the Regional Coordination Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinates regional efforts on policy/normative work and system coherence in the Resident Coordination System, including UN Development Cooperation Frameworks (UNCF).
  • Supports to RCs/UNCTs to ensure quality and timely integrated support to Member States in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and with a particular focus and tailored support to countries in East Africa and Horn of Africa .
  • Supports RCs/UN Country Teams (UNCTs) in complex countries/integrated mission settings; addresses the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding (HDP) nexus where relevant.
  • Leads the organization of regional fora and consultations with governments, UN (including RECs) and other partners (civil society, regional banks, private sector).
  • Supports regional and country level engagement with human rights and partners.
  • Oversees support to RCs/UNCTs/RCOs in programming and country business strategies
  • Ensures capacity development of UN Country Teams on United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) guidance and policies.
  • Supports RCs, RCOs and UNCT members in the performance appraisal process,
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; guides design of data collection instruments; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
  • Undertakes expansion of partnerships, especially with non-UN entities (regional entities, private sector, South-South, etc.)

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Senior Regional Coordination Officer, Africa (Addis Ababa), P5 (Temporary Job Opening), P5 (Temporary Job Opening)
  • Department/Office: Resident Coordinator System
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 29 August 2022 – 04 September 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Programme Management-RCS-189798-J-Addis Ababa (X)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in sustainable development related programme management is required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in partnership development in a development area is required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in strategic planning, development planning and policy formulation is required.
  • Experience with inter-agency or interorganizational collaboration in the development sector is desirable.
  • Field experience in development cooperation is desirable.
  • Experience in the United Nations system or a comparable international organization is desirable.
  • Experience working at the headquarters of a development cooperation agency is desirable.
  • Experience in managing large multicultural teams at the country, regional or global levels is desirable.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official UN language is an advantage.

How to Apply United Nations Secretariat Senior Regional Coordination Officer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: Sep. 04, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.