As a core part of the General Assembly & Human Rights team at the UK Mission to the UN, the candidate will manage UK strategy on and engagement with the General Assembly (GA). This will include leading work to track GA initiatives, enhance engagement with key partners and make progress on UK policy initiatives.
The successful candidate will join a busy team, working closely with colleagues handling wider Development, Reform, Climate and Human Rights policies. The role involves consulting a broad spectrum of contacts across the UN, in the non-government sector and in UK Government departments in London. They will be able to work efficiently through large amounts of GA material and have strong organisational and analytical skills.
The successful candidate will require strong communication skills, be highly motivated self-starter, flexible and dynamic, and able to deliver as part of a busy team with changing priorities. They will be comfortable managing competing and evolving demands in a fast paced environment, and demonstrate an enthusiasm for making a positive contribution to the workings and culture of the team and wider mission.
Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:
This is a policy and information management role, focused on developing expertise and coordinating work across the General Assembly. Roles and responsibilities will include:
Outside the day-job, there will be opportunities to provide support more to other members of the team and wider Mission as needed, working flexibly and adjusting to changing priorities.
Resources managed (staff and expenditure):
Possible line-management opportunities within immediate team.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Application deadline Application deadline - day Application deadline - month Application deadline - year
17 October 2021
Type of Position
Working hours per week
Americas, Caribbean & Overseas Territories
UK Mission to the United Nations, New York
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Start Date Start Date - day Start Date - month Start Date - year
6 December 2021
Other benefits and conditions of employment
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