Dear Partner,

The Outreach and Workforce Planning Section of the United Nations’ Department of Field Support is pleased to share the following job openings for circulation throughout your networks.  Arabic- and French-speakers, as well as qualified women, are especially encouraged to apply. All applicants are kindly requested to include "outreachforpeace" in the subject line of their cover letter.

DIRECTOR OF MISSION SUPPORT, D2, Bamako, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Deadline: 14 August 2015

DIRECTOR OF MISSION SUPPORT, D2, Monrovia, United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Deadline: 6 August 2015

DIRECTOR OF MISSION SUPPORT, D2, El Fasher, AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Deadline: 11 August 2015

Prospective candidates are requested to follow this link:  the UN careers website, and then navigate down the page to "Search job openings". There, under Category, select "Professional and Higher Categories", and under Level, select "D-2". The positions listed above can be found in the search results. Please note that although it does take time to build your profile on our website, it is a one-time activity, as once a profile is built, it can be used for future applications.

This position requires a minimum of 15 years of experience in administration, finance, logistics, information technology, communication or a related field. This position also requires a minimum of 10 years of management experience of which 5 at a senior level managing multi-disciplinary teams including human resources, procurement, finance and logistics professionals. Demonstrated outstanding verbal and written communication skills, along with proven problem solving skills including innovation, flexibility and creativity is required. Leadership skills including the ability to build productive teams and motivate individuals at all levels of an organization in the pursuit of common objectives are required.  A proven track record of personal effectiveness in complex environments, and demonstrated ability to build relationships with multiple stakeholders is required.

Directors of Mission Support acts as the principal advisor to the Head of Mission on all matters pertaining to administrative and technical support activities and, as such, is responsible and accountable to the Head of Mission for the effective general management of the human, financial and physical resources allocated to the mission.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Best regards,

Amanda GEHLE (Ms.)

Outreach and Workforce Planning Section 
Field Personnel Division 
Department of Field Support 
United Nations