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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UN-Secretariat - JPO in Programme Management, Peacebuilding Support Office, NY


Junior Professional Officer (JPO) in Programme Management, New York
Sector/Unit: Peacebuilding Support
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Working closely with PBF Programme Managers on a select range of countries, support country-level design and implementation of PBF projects, including quality assurance of project proposals and reports.
  • Liaise with country-level technical teams, recipient UN organizations and other partners to facilitate effective implementation, reporting, and trouble-shooting.
  • Support PBF monitoring and evaluation exercises.
  • Compile and analyze data and information on PBF recipient countries and programme portfolio performance as part of the PBF’s regular reporting exercises.
  • Conduct research and prepare analytical materials on select topics among the PBF peacebuilding efforts, such as in support of thematic reviews.
  • Assist in preparing briefing materials and reports for the Head of the PBF, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, and other senior officials.
  • Support the development of PBF guidance notes and other tools.
  • Ensure that learning from PBF investments informs new programme design and guidance, including in collaboration with other UN entities.
  • Actively engage with the PBF Community of Practice (of PBF Secretariats in recipient countries) and occasionally facilitate learning events.
  • Support information dissemination and outreach activities for the Fund.
  • Support PBF Management in stakeholder engagement related to the implementation and oversight of the Fund’s Strategy, such as donor and Advisory Group meetings.
  • Act as focal point for selected cross-cutting issues related to the implementation of the PBF’s Strategy.
    Keep abreast of latest trends and development in the area of financing for peacebuilding.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree preferably in peace and conflict studies, political science, international relations, social sciences or related fields.


Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience, at national or international level.


Key Competencies:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Spoken French fluency is desirable.
  • Knowledge of gender and youth issues and strategies will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of policies and practices of UN organizations, development cooperation and aid management.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Sound programme / project and fund management skills and capabilities.
  • Ability to identify peacebuilding challenges.