Under the guidance of RC/RR, the Operations Manager acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of CO management and operations. This includes strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, ICT and common services consistent with UNDP rules and regulations. The main role is to lead the operations, ensuring smooth functioning of the CO/programmes/ projects operations, consistent services delivery and constant evaluation and readjustment of the operations to take into account changes in the operating environment as and when needed.
The Operations Manager leads and guides the CO Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team, with programme staff and with other UN Agencies and a client-oriented approach. The Operations Manager works in close collaboration with programme and project teams in the CO, operations staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services.
Duties and Responsibilities
I. As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of operations focusing on achievement of the following results:
II. Ensures effective and accurate financial resources management and supervision of the Finance team focusing on achievement of the following results:
III. Ensures strategic human resources management and supervision of the HR team focusing on achievement of the following results:
IV. Ensures provision of efficient procurement and logistical services and supervision of the Procurement team focusing on achievement of the following results:
V. Ensures forward-looking information and communication management and supervision of ICT team focusing on achievement of the following results:
VI. Ensures proper common services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Required Skills and Experience
All applications should be submitted online and include UNDP Personal History Form (P11) duly signed not later than 24 April 2011. You will be asked to upload the P11 form in the next application pages.
The electronic version of the UNDP Personal History Form (P11) can be downloaded from the vacancy announcement which has been posted at:
Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only short-listed qualified candidates will receive an acknowledgement.
This post is only open for Venezuelan citizens.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP Jobs 2011: Operations Manager at Caracas, Venezuela