Senior Staff Development Assistant G-5

The position is located in the Global Service Center in Budapest. In the context of professionalizing the UNHCR Staff Development function, the incumbent contributes towards shaping and promoting performance and learning culture in UNHCR. S/he supports the learning activities under his/her area of responsibility and provides admin/finance support. Under the […]

The position is located in the Global Service Center in Budapest. In the context of professionalizing the UNHCR Staff Development function, the incumbent contributes towards shaping and promoting performance and learning culture in UNHCR. S/he supports the learning activities under his/her area of responsibility and provides admin/finance support.

Under the direct supervision of his/her supervisor who will provide overall direction and guidance in connection with his/her work, the incumbent will provide full scale administrative support to learning activities in his/her area of responsibility. This includes preparations of cost estimations, stakeholder management with trainers, venues and field offices, learner management with participants and Learning Management System (Learn & Connect) administration.

He/she also will contribute to the preparation of budget submissions and tracks Unit expenditures. She/he will execute decisions taken by his/her supervisor regarding expenditure of funds and is tasked with establishing and maintaining efficient administrative control mechanisms to ensure compliance with UNHCR financial, administrative, and staff rules and regulations.

Additionally, the staff member will contribute to the development and maintenance of learning materials, which involves supporting the work of other colleagues, consultants and other partners in order to maintain the quality and relevance of materials.

The post requires the incumbent to work both internally with other units at HQ’s and with field offices, as well as externally with partner organizations and training providers.

S/he will have regular contacts with colleagues, functional teams and groups in UNHCR and will be consulting with subject matter experts from other UN agencies and non-governmental agencies as necessary on various issues with regard to the administration of learning programmes and specific support issues.

CLOSING DATE: 15 October 2018

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Senior Staff Development Assistant G-5