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Operations Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Operations Manager

Type of Appointment: FTA_Local

Post Level: ICS-1 0

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration of the Initial Contract: 12 Months

Application Deadline: 24th February 2012

I. Background

Under the guidance of Regional Program Director, the Operations Manager acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of SRO management and operations.

This includes strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, ICT and common services consistent with UNW/UNDP rules and regulations.

The incumbent sets policies and methods to maximize the SRO performance in operations demonstrating capacity for innovation and creativity and providing advice to Senior Management on readjustment of the operations to take into account changes in the operating environment as and when needed.

The Operations Manager leads and guides the SRO Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team and with other UN Agencies consistent with rules and a client-oriented approach.

The Operations Manager works in close collaboration with Operations staff in other UN Agencies, UNW HQ staff, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors, civil society and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services.

II. Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.
  • 7 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems and establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
III. Application procedure

Interested and qualified Kenyan Nationals are advised to apply online after a careful perusal of the Terms of References with the details of the duties and responsibilities, competencies, qualifications and experience required.

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The successful applicant shall be entitled to an attractive remuneration package as per advertised grade and commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience applicant. 

UN WOMEN reserves the right to offer the position to the best suited candidate with re-classification to a lower salary grade, if none of candidates meet all the requirements.

Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date (24th February 2012) will not be given consideration. Please note that only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted.

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