Assistant Director-General

Basic Requirements

• Strategic Leadership: Assist the Director General in formulating and implementing the organization's  strategic plan, focusing on global impact and sustainable development goals.
• Management Oversight: Oversee the management of various departments, ensuring operational  efficiency and effectiveness, managing diverse teams and complex projects.
• Representation: Act as a representative of the organization in international forums, conferences, and  high-level meetings, engaging in diplomatic dialogues and peace negotiations.
• Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with global stakeholders, including governments, NGOs, civil  society, and other international organizations, in a collaborative approach with various global partners.
• Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a diverse team, fostering an inclusive and productive work environment, with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.
• Policy Implementation: Contribute to the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with international standards and practices.
• Effective Communication: Maintain clear and diplomatic communication channels, both internally and  externally. Contribute to the development and implementation of organizational policies  and procedures, ensuring alignment with international standards and practices.
Effective Communication: Maintain clear and diplomatic communication channels, both internally and externally.

Languages

Proficiency in at least two of three working languages of the IOFS, (English, Arabic, and French) reflecting the multilingual requirements of international diplomatic positions.

Experiences

• Education: Advanced degree in International Relations, Business Administration, Public 
Administration, or a related field.
• Experience: A minimum of 15 years of experience in diplomacy and senior-level experience in 
international organizations or a related field.
• Legal Status: Diplomatic status may be required.
• Age Requirement: Under 59 years, in accordance with IOFS retirement age policy. 

Publications

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Aligning departmental goals with the organization's strategic objectives, ensuring a unified approach to global challenges.
• Leading initiatives for organizational development and improvement.
• Managing crises and making high-stakes decisions in a timely manner.
• Upholding and promoting the organization's values and ethics in all activities

SOFT SKILLS

• Leadership Skills: Strong ability to lead, inspire, and motivate a diverse team.
• Interpersonal Skills: Excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills; ability to interact effectively with  various stakeholders.
• Analytical Skills: Strong ability to analyze complex global issues and develop effective solutions.
• Communication Skills: Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English, Arabic, and French, essential for effective diplomacy and international relations.
• Cultural Sensitivity: Deep understanding and appreciation of cultural differences, working effectively across cultures.

SALARIES, INCREMENTS, ALLOWANCES AND OTHER SOCIAL PACKAGES

CONTACT EMAIL

Applications should be sent to the IOFS official email at info@iofs.org.kz no later than 25th July 2024 (midnight Astana time zone).