Operations Manager Vacancies At Unicef Nigeria


POST TITLE: Operations Manager, Enugu
CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary Appointment (TA)
DURATION: 6months


UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of an experienced Operations Manager who as the head of operations of Field office, Enugu office, will be accountable for management of cost effective, efficient and secure operations, in support of management, administration and implementation of the field Office programmes. Manage the office’s operations (Finance, HR, ICT,  Supply and Administration) related functions in accordance with strategy, plans and decisions made by Country Programme Team and Field Management Teams.

Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primarily, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.
Operations of financial, budget, information & communication technology, supply & logistics, human resource and administrative management strengthened and maintained for the Field Office.
Appropriate and consistent interpretation and application of operations policy and procedures implemented to support operations at the field and local levels.
Fiduciary responsibility for funds and assets effectively secured and timely executed for optimum utilization by taking appropriate decision on all operational and financial transactions, disbursement of funds, and administrative arrangements.
Effective leadership provided in strategic planning and policy recommendations in the area of operations, taking initiative in improving and implementing operations management systems.
Basic office services effectively provided to enhance staff safety and productivity
Operations components of the CPMP and annual work plans timely prepared, as well as all other operational reporting requirements fully met for the office.
Compliance with all operational systems and procedures effectively monitored to ensure integrity in all financial and other administrative operations of the office.
Staff learning/development for effective operations performance programme developed, implemented and enhanced for capacity building.
Effective coordination, communication, collaboration established and maintained with internal and external partners for efficient operations, advisory function, vision and leadership, policy coordination, consultative and participatory management process, external representation as well as security and emergency operations.
Advanced university degree in accounting, business administration, economics, or financial management and membership – or enrolled for membership – of recognized professional accountancy body.
Five years (P3) of relevant professional office management work experience.
National and/or International work experience in office management, finance, accounting, ICT, human resources, supply and administration and/or other related fields.
Work experience in emergency duty station. 
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.
Competencies of Successful Candidate
Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.
Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.
Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.
Ensures that team or department follows relevant company policies and procedures.
Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.
Sets clearly defined objectives and produces comprehensive project plans for the organization.
If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send cover letter (one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualification relate to the job description) and a scanned/PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal History Form (which can be downloaded here http://www.unicef.org/pacificislands/P11_Form.doc   ) to nrecruit@unicef.org
Please mention the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.
14th November, 2013

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