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Executive Secretary, UNCCD

Job Vacancy

Organization: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Position: Executive Secretary Duty Station: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Deadline for Application: 23 December 2018

Experience Requirements: Demonstrate proven management skills and the capacity to provide leadership to an innovative, dynamic, diverse, and high-performing organization; • Demonstrate vision, high professional standing and an intimate knowledge of the issues involved in the climate change and sustainable development spheres; • Demonstrate commitment to working closely with the United Nations Secretary-General to mobilize the political support of Member States and to advance the integration of climate change into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; • Demonstrate experience working with senior leaders at the highest level of the United Nations system and other international entities, as well as with senior leaders in the private sector and civil society organizations; • Demonstrate excellent communication and representation skills, proven ability to persuade, motivate and influence stakeholders to accelerate transformational approaches and implement commitments; and • Demonstrate the ability to build coalitions and partnerships in support of the work of UNCCD. Links Job Announcement: https://www.un.org/sg/sites/www.un.org.sg/files/files/UNCCD-Bonn-E-rev.pdf