UN Women looking for Risk Assessment Specialist/Consultant

Under the overall guidance of the oPt Special Representative and in close cooperation with both the Programme Coordinator and Operations Manager, the consultants will be performing the following tasks:

  • Initiate a self-assessment exercise for the UNW Palestine office, covering programmatic and operational areas.
  • Based on the results of the assessment exercise, the consultant will design, lead and implement a risk assessment exercise for the UNW Palestine office following the recent delegation of authority;
  • Identify significant programmatic and operational risks (incl., environmental, financial, operational, organizational, political, regulatory, strategic and reputational) that have the greatest exposure to inefficiencies, ineffectiveness, fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement;
  • Identify and prioritize the possible risks (including its implications) and provide recommendations for addressing and acting on these risks;
  • Advise on internal controls and checks (both programmatic and operational) for acting on the identified risks to enhance office’s accountability and efficiency;
  • Advise on monitoring actions to be implemented to ensure systematic mitigation of risks;
  • Based on the above, develop a risk management system that embeds effective risk management into the office’s culture;
  • Assess changes in risk management before and after DoA;
  • Assess programmatic and operational compliance to UN Women rules and regulations and donor requirements.
  • Assess UN Women’s Internal Audit preparedness on both operational and programmatic levels;
  • Record and report on the findings; submit end of assignment report summarizing the above tasks;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Location: Jerusalem and home based

Application Deadline: 16-Aug-13

Read more and apply here.

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