Switzerland: Programme Manager International Development
|Closing Date : 2017-01-15|
Duty Station : Basle, Switzerland
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Organization: Inter-Parliamentary Union
Closing date: 15 Jan 2017
Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationships: Reporting to the Director
of the Division of Programmes, the Programme Manager, international
development will be responsible for managing and coordinating the work carried
out under IPU s strategic objective to build parliamentary support for international
development goals. He/she will be organizing and delivering support to
parliaments in building their overall capacity towards the United Nations 2030
Agenda and attendant Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The central objective of this position is to lead the work of the International
development programme of the IPU. Special attention will be given to
strengthening parliamentary work on specific goals where the organization has a
comparative advantage, proven experience or a strategic interest. This includes
health, climate change, disaster risk reduction, and means of implementation of
the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as development cooperation.
The incumbent shall ensure coordination and coherence between the various
strands of the organisation s development work and create opportunities for
synergies with other programmes.
FULL JOB PROFILE http://www.ipu.org/finance-e/vacancy.htm
How to apply:
This position will be filled through an international recruitment process that will be
open to internal and external applicants. From among equally qualified
candidates, preference will be given to the underrepresented sex and persons
from countries not represented in the Secretariat.
This position will be based in Geneva and will require frequent travelling. It will be
for an initial period of one year, renewable depending on satisfactory
performance and availability of funding.**Deadline for applications:**
Applications should be addressed to the:
Director, Support Services
5, chemin du Pommier
Case postale 330
CH-1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Tel: 41 22 919 4150
Fax: 41 22 919 4160
Applications should be received on or before 15 January 2016. In order to
ensure prompt and efficient processing of your application, you are required to
provide, along with your resume and IPU Job application form (available at
http://www.ipu.org/finance-e/vacancy.htm), a detailed covering letter explaining
how you meet each of the requirements of the position with concrete examples.
Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.
Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.