Job Opening

Posting Title: Associate Reporting Officer (Conduct and Discipline), P2
Job Code Title: ASSOCIATE CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE OFFICER
Department/Office: Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Office of Human Resources
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 12 January 2022 - 25 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Administration-DMSPC OHR-171075-R-New York (X)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

The position is based in the Conduct and Discipline Service in the Administrative Law Division in the Office of Human Resources in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance, New York. The Associate Reporting Officer reports to the Senior Conduct and Discipline Officer.

The Division is in charge of the implementation of the United Nations (UN) standards of conduct for all categories of personnel across the UN Secretariat. ALD provides strategic and legal advice on internal justice matters and represent the Secretary-General before the United Nations Dispute Tribunal. ALD handles disciplinary matters relating to Secretariat staff members, oversees and coordinates efforts and actions to prevent and respond to unsatisfactory conduct, and works to empower and support UN Secretariat managers in the exercise of their responsibilities to address conduct and discipline matters.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Associate Reporting Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

• Serves as the focal point for maintaining the data management system for all categories of personnel misconduct, including reporting formats and databases;
• Liaises with Secretariat entities on case-related issues, and OICT regarding implementation and design of new functionalities and reports for databases;
• Performs data collection and data analysis to produce narrative and statistical reports on all aspects of personnel conduct, as required using SQL and R and similar tools;
• Develops and maintains dashboards and other business intelligence products and tools;
• Participates in survey initiatives on conduct and discipline issues in the field missions;
• Issues data collection tools, review, analyze and interpret responses, identify problems/issues and prepare preliminary conclusions for the Chief, CDS;
• Contributes to the preparation of various outputs, e.g. background briefs, talking points; oral and written presentation and reports on conduct and discipline issues, to the Chief CDS, senior management in Headquarters, to other offices and for reports to the legislative bodies;
• Provides inputs for awareness-raising, communications and public relations materials on conduct and discipline issues;
• Prepares updates to the website on conduct and discipline in UN field missions, including maintenance of the data section on the website;
• Carries out, promotes and supports quantitative and qualitative research activities on conduct and discipline issues and maintain links with relevant organizations on such issues;
• Supervises or undertakes vetting and screening activities in relation to civilian, military and police personnel;
• Performs other relevant duties as required.

Competencies

Professionalism: Demonstrated professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Demonstrates sound knowledge and practical application of theories, concepts and standard methodologies of data management and analysis; Ability to conduct data collection and visualization using various tools and methods. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Technology Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, management, economics, social or political science, information technology, computer science, law or related area is required. A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in the areas of project or programme management, conduct and discipline, administration or related area is required.

Experience in data management, analysis and visualization, including using Power BI, Excel and Powerpivot is required.

Experience in handling confidential and sensitive material is required.

Experience in supporting field operations or in field operations is desirable.

Experience with SQL and R is desirable.

Work experience in research or information management at the national or international level is desirable.

No experience is required for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the G to P Examination (G to P).

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This position is financed by the Support Account for Peacekeeping Operations. Extension of appointment will be subject to budgetary approval.

At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

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No Fee

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