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International Law Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

International Law

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

Posted on

Aug 08,2017

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Management Specialist Duties: Coordination of Policy development and guidance to business process/content owners in the writing and updating of prescriptive content. Ensure coherence and avoid increase in prescriptive content. Coordinate translation of prescriptive content in consultation with regional bureaus and stakeholders. Ensure all policies and procedures approved by the Operational Performance Group and the Executive Group are published in the Programme and Operations Policies and Procedures (POPP) platform in a timely manner. Recommend in consultation with policy owners the retirement of POPP content. Develop, review and update, as necessary, quality criteria for prescriptive content, including readability standards for policy and procedures. Review and quality assure new and updated policy content as part of an integrated drafting and publication process. Oversee prescriptive content platform in collaboration with the Office of Information Management and Technology to ensure it is publicly accessible and support resolving any usability challenges to the platform. Support follow up of 2016 to Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review implementation process on behalf of the Bureau to ensure indicators and recommendations on operational areas are addressed. Coordinate inputs to the Chief Executive Board, United Nations Development Group, High-Level Committee on Management meetings on behalf of the Bureau for Management Services. Codification and sharing of knowledge, best practices and lessons learned on development of prescriptive content. Develop regular communication of updated and new prescriptive content, globally. Coordinate webinars and other training materials and methods, as appropriate, to communicate new and updated content to country offices. Convene the BMS policy network comprised of policy managers and specialists to ensure knowledge exchange.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Masters or equivalent in development studies, law, international affairs or management discipline; relevant professional certifications in project management, accounting or procurement desired. 7 years of professional experience including in programme and operations quality assurance. Experience in drafting and updating of policies and procedures and/or standard operating procedures and toolkits highly desired. Experience in coordination of UN functions at HQ, regional or country level desired. Experience in knowledge management and maintenance of prescriptive content and knowledge management platforms desired. Excellent verbal and drafting skills in English required; knowledge of other UN languages desired.
Deadline: 18/08/2017

Additional info

Job ID: 11448

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)
One United Nations Plaza
New York City, NY 10017