Sunday, September 09, 2007

  • Sunday, September 09, 2007
  • Elder of Ziyon
Yes, you can live comfortably in Jerusalem if you qualify for this job!

Director of UNRWA Operations, D-1, West Bank (Jerusalem)
Ref. VN/M/35/2007

Under the overall direction of the Commissioner-General based in Jerusalem is responsible for:

(1) Administering the health, education and relief and social services programmes through subordinate officers by:

A) Assessing the needs for quasi-governmental services, drafting and implementing programme objectives to meet changing needs of refugee population, assigning available resources to meet objectives;

B) Monitoring the implementation of, evaluating and taking corrective action on programmes and projects administered by the Agency;

C) Supervising periodic and final reporting and evaluation of all programmes

(2) Promoting Agency objectives and refugee programme services by:

A) Establishing and maitaining effective relations with the host government/authority, diplomatic missions, other UN Agencies, non-governmental agencies and the media;

B) Negotiating with the host government, authorities and donors on privileges, permissions and physical assistance to improve the refugees' situation.

C) Briefing officials of donor governments, embassies, local government, NGOs and other UN agencies in relation to use of contributions, pursuit of Agency programmes and the refugee situation in general;

D) Undertaking a variety of speaking engagements and public appearances in order to promote the position of the Agency;

E) Coordinating, at the country level, fund raising, public information and public relations activities and following up on fund raising appeals.

(3) Managing the human and financial resources for the offices in the field by:

A) Planning and supervising overall activities of offices of the field and their operational requirements;

B) Ensuring efficient application of Agency policies, directives and procedures. ;

C) Motivating, training and developing staff, and providing support in the face of political and social upheaval and volatile security situations;

D) Overseeing the preparation of field budgets and work plans;

E) Representing the Agency in discussions on working conditions with staff unions.

(4) Providing substantive input to the Commissioner-General and the Management Committee for the formulation of Agency policies and plans. Providing input on political, social and economic developments in the host country/authority, as well as the impact on and of Agency policies and programmes.


A) An advanced university degree in political science, social science, public or business administration, or international relations.

B) At least 15 years of professional and managerial background of which at least 10 years should have been in successively senior positions in a large governmental or international agency dealing with similar programmes. The incumbent must have a high level of skill in management of broad programmes, political decision making and negotiating as well as demonstrated tolerance to frequently changing and highly charged situations.

C) Excellent command of written and spoken English.


A) Knowledge of UNRWA operations and services;

B) Knowledge of Middle East geo-political realities and its socio-cultural implications.

C) Knowledge of Arabic and/or French.


The incumbent will be required to travel frequently throughout the Agency's area of operations in the Middle East.


UNRWA offers an attractive compensation package including gross annual salary starting at $126,565 ($94,564 net tax free with dependants, $87,407 single) plus 37.1% (subject to change) of post adjustment.) Other fringe benefits could include mobility and hardship allowance, education grant, dependency allowance, home leave, pension fund, health insurance and 6 weeks annual leave. Initial contract is for 1 year, which is also considered a probationary period, and is extendable for further periods depending on the performance of the incumbent.

If you are craving a little more adventure, there's a job in Gaza as an assistant director that pays about $105K, but you aren't allowed to bring your children to Gaza with you.

The jobs that UNRWA offers to the locals don't pay quite as much. Positions in Amman, including programmer/analysts, pay closer to $12K annually.

EoZTV Podcast

Podcast URL

Subscribe in podnovaSubscribe with FeedlyAdd to netvibes
addtomyyahoo4Subscribe with SubToMe

search eoz



follow me

Follow by Email


Share on Whatsapp


For $18 donation

Sample Text

EoZ's Most Popular Posts Ever


Elder of Ziyon - حـكـيـم صـهـيـون

This blog may be a labor of love for me, but it takes a lot of effort, time and money. For over 12 years and over 25,000 articles I have been providing accurate, original news that would have remained unnoticed. I've written hundreds of scoops and sometimes my reporting ends up making a real difference. I appreciate any donations you can give to keep this blog going.


Donate to fight for Israel!

Monthly subscription:
Payment options

One time donation:

subscribe via email

Follow EoZ on Twitter!



The Jerusalem Report:"A seemingly indefatigable one-man operation, armed only with a computer, chutzpa and stamina."

Algemeiner: "Fiercely intelligent and erudite"

Omri: "Elder is one of the best established and most respected members of the jblogosphere..."
Atheist Jew:"Elder of Ziyon probably had the greatest impression on me..."
Soccer Dad: "He undertakes the important task of making sure that his readers learn from history."
AbbaGav: "A truly exceptional blog..."
Judeopundit: "[A] venerable blog-pioneer and beloved patriarchal figure...his blog is indispensable."
Oleh Musings: "The most comprehensive Zionist blog I have seen."
Carl in Jerusalem: "...probably the most under-recognized blog in the JBlogsphere as far as I am concerned."
Aussie Dave: "King of the auto-translation."
The Israel Situation:The Elder manages to write so many great, investigative posts that I am often looking to him for important news on the PalArab (his term for Palestinian Arab) side of things."
Tikun Olam: "Either you are carelessly ignorant or a willful liar and distorter of the truth. Either way, it makes you one mean SOB."
Mondoweiss commenter: "For virulent pro-Zionism (and plain straightforward lies of course) there is nothing much to beat it."
Didi Remez: "Leading wingnut"

Interesting Blogs


Abbas liar Academic fraud administrivia al-Qaeda algeria American Jews Amnesty analysis anti-semitism antisemitism apartheid arab refugees Arafat archaeology art ASHREI B'tselem bahrain Balfour bbc BDS BDSFail Bedouin Beitunia beoz book review Brant Rosen breaking the silence Campus antisemitism Cardozo Chakindas Chanukah Christians circumcision Clark Kent Community Standards conspiracy theories Cyprus Daled Amos Daphne Anson David Applebaum Davis report DCI-P Divest This double standards Egypt Elder gets results ElderToons Electronic Intifada Embassy EoZ Trump symposium eoz-symposium EoZNews eoztv Erekat Erekat lung transplant EU Euro-Mid Observer European antisemitism Facebook jail Fake Civilians 2014 Farrakhan Fatah featured Features fisking flotilla Forest Rain Forward free gaza freedom of press palestinian style future martyr Gary Spedding gaza Gaza Platform George Galloway George Soros German Jewry gideon levy gilad shalit gisha Goldstone Report Good news Grapel Guardian guest post gunness Haaretz Hadassah hamas Hamas war crimes Hananya Naftali hasbara Hasby 2014 Hasby 2016 Hasby 2018 hate speech Hebron helen thomas hezbollah history Hizballah Holocaust Holocaust denial honor killing HRW Human Rights Humanitarian crisis humor huor Hypocrisy ICRC IDF Ilan Pappe impossible peace incitement Indonesia international law intransigence iran Iraq Islamic Judeophobia Islamism Israel Loves America Israeli culture Israeli high-tech J Street jabalya jeremy bowen Jerusalem jewish fiction Jewish Voice for Peace jihad jimmy carter John Kerry jokes jonathan cook Jordan Joseph Massad Juan Cole Judaism Judea-Samaria Judean Rose Kairos Karl Vick Keith Ellison ken roth khalid amayreh Khaybar Lebanon leftists Linda Sarsour Linkdump lumish mahmoud zahar Malaysia max blumenthal Mazen Adi McGraw-Hill media bias Methodist Michael Ross Miftah Missionaries moderate Islam Mohammed Assaf Mondoweiss moonbats Morocco Mudar Zahran music Muslim Brotherhood Nakba Nation of Islam Natural gas Nazi Netanyahu News nftp NGO NIF Noah Phillips norpac NYT Occupation offbeat Omar Barghouti Only in Israel Opinion oxfam PA corruption PalArab lies Palestine Papers pallywood pchr PCUSA Peace Now Peter Beinart Petra MB poetry Poland poll Poster Preoccupied Prisoners propaganda Proud to be Zionist Puar Purim purimshpiel Putin Qaradawi Qassam calendar Quora Rafah Ray Hanania real liberals reference Richard Falk Richard Silverstein Right of return Rivkah Lambert Adler Robert Werdine rogel alpher roger cohen roger waters Rutgers Saeb Erekat Saudi Arabia saudi vice self-death self-death palestinians sex crimes SFSU shechita sheikh tamimi Shujaiyeh Simchat Torah Simona Sharoni SodaStream South Africa Speech stamps Superman Syria Tarabin Temple Mount Terrorism This is Zionism Thomas Friedman TOI Trump Tunisia Turkey UCI UK UN UNDP unesco unhrc UNICEF United Arab Emirates Unity unrwa UNRWA hate unrwa reports UNRWA-USA unwra Varda Vic Rosenthal Washington wikileaks work accident X-washing Y. Ben-David Yemen YMikarov zahran Ziesel zionist attack zoo Zvi

Blog Archive