Assistant Political Affairs Officer
Assistant Political Affairs Officer
|Title:||Assistant Political Affairs Officer|
|Duration:||1 year (Fixed-term)|
|Exp.:||2020-02-16-(2 Weeks From now)|
|Salary:||As per the organization salary scale|
|Organization:||UNAMA | About UNAMA|
|Work Experience:||One year with Bachelor Years|
Education: An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) OR first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in Political Science Management or Development or a related field. Professional training in the areas of planning monitoring and evaluation facilitation and/or coordination is an asset.
Work Experience: Relevant years of work experience are not required for applicants with a relevant Master’s degree to the position advertised. However for applicants with a relevant Bachelor’s degree a minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in political science international relations law disarmament security development management conflict resolution or related area is required.
Languages: Fluency in written and oral English and Dari are required. Good knowledge of Pashtu would be an advantage.
Special Measure: The minimum work experience for NO-A with a relevant Bachelor’s degree is reduced to one (1) year instead of the standard minimum required work experience of two (2) years subject to approval of the special measure. The special measure is applicable to all applicants.
UN CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES:
Professionalism: Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. 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.
Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviours; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organizations interest even if they are unpopular; takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.
Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making; examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses; does not discriminate against any individual or group.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language tone style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
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.
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Political Affairs Team Leader and within delegated authority the Assistant Political Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: