Director, Specialized Operational Support

New York, United States
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Director, Specialized Operational Support

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Director, Specialized Operational Support

(Grade: D2)

Department of Safety and Security

New York

The Department of Safety and Security ensures the full and safe implementation of all United Nations activities and operations globally. Providing inspiring leadership to the Specialized Operational Support Division, you will report directly to the Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security and enjoy considerable visibility and autonomy as you deliver effective strategic and operational support to the Department.

Your responsibilities

  • Formulating Departmental strategies and policies as a member of the senior management team;
  • Driving innovation and far-reaching change programmes within your Division;
  • Overseeing training, close protection co-ordination, physical security, critical incident stress management, aviation security, information management and more.

Your skills

  • Extensive senior management experience at an international level gained within business, public service or a political, humanitarian, security or development setting;
  • Expert knowledge of modern management tools, practices and strategies;
  • Proven ability to deliver significant change and engage diverse stakeholders.

The United Nations applies an active equal opportunities policy aimed at further increasing the share of women in management functions and it particularly encourages applications from women.

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Deadline for applications 03 July 2020

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