|Overview : |
The Crisis Bureau (CB) is responsible for UNDP’s corporate crisis response strategy and capability. It develops and drives UNDP’s vision and priorities for crisis response, coordinates and facilitates UNDP’s crisis response with a whole-of-UNDP approach, provides oversight for all UNDP crisis response actions and ensures high quality engagement of the organization in crisis in general. The responsibility of CB focuses primarily upon and is confined to the two specific typologies of crisis listed below, to which CB provides support for limited duration:
- Sudden onset crisis: This would include countries that have been affected by natural disasters or sudden outbreak of armed conflicts;
- Complex protracted crisis: Examples include countries that are impacted by protracted conflicts, often with regional implications.
The Crisis Response is looking for a consultant who, under the supervision will be responsible for the effective and efficient functioning of the CB’s Deployment mechanisms, support region specific deployments and maintain the various rosters in coordination with the UNDPs Bureau's, Country Offices and hubs in support of the selection, recruitment, deployment and support of field personnel in emergency situations
Applications must be submitted by 31 May 2019.
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