Deputy Executive Director (Management)

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

We are seeking an exceptional leader to join UNFPA as our Deputy Executive Director (Management) (DED/M). Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the DED/M together with the Deputy Executive Director (Programme) are the most senior members of the Executive Office of UNFPA. In support of UNFPA’s programmes and mandate, the DED/M strategically leads the organization to achieve operational excellence in all core management and operational functions, and humanitarian response. The portfolio includes the following functions: Finance, Information and Communication Technology, Human Resources, Procurement, Security, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, Change Management, and Humanitarian Response. The DED/M holds the rank of Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) and leads a team comprising three Directors at the D-2 level and three Offices headed by D-1. The DED/M provides strategic leadership and advice to the ED and, as applicable, leads UNFPA’s internal activities to ensure alignment with the Secretary-General’s reform agenda and also represents the Organization in inter-agency and other stakeholder fora.

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