The Regional Director post is located in Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office and reports directly to the Deputy Executive Director - Programme.
The post provides leadership to the UNFPA regional, sub-regional and country offices in LAC, guides programming and represents UNFPA at regional level, be it in the multilateral forum or at the UN inter-agency level.
The Region includes Regional and Country Office structures. The Director works closely with the deputy regional director to provide guidance to the regional team of technical and programme staff
How you can make a difference :
ensuring rapid and appropriate responses to humanitarian crises; and, assuming leadership and accountability for the management of Regional operations resources and strengthening country offices and UNCTs in an enhanced coordination for results-based delivery.
Key activities include :
In all activities, the Regional Office Director ensures collaboration and coordination among the Headquarter Units including Evaluation and Office of Audit and Investigations ensuring the timeliness, adequacy, quality and relevance of the work of the Regional Office in increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of UNFPA’s programmes and operations in the Region.
S / he chairs the Regional Management Team and is a member of the United Nations Development group UNDG-LAC and the Executive Committee.
Our ideal candidate will have :
Knowledge and Experience :
Excellent communication skills in spoken and written Spanish and English, knowledge of French and / or Portuguese would be an asset.
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