Associate Programme Management Officer

Date Posted: Nov. 11, 2022, 9:43 a.m.

UN Habitat

Job Description

Competencies

PROFESIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to assist with data collection using various methods. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Transport Engineering or Planning. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in an international organization in transport policy and planning is required.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment and establishing working partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders is desirable.
  • Experience in design and implementation of urban mobility projects is desirable.
  • Progressively responsible for coordinating and managing activities related to urban mobility / road safety projects is desirable.

Languages

Fluency in English (both oral and written), one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat, is required; knowledge of French, the other working language is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications via the link Jobs at UN Habitat

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