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Vacancy for Regional Expert at UPU in Switzerland

Vacancy for Regional Expert at UPU in Switzerland

Country: Switzerland
City: Berne
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Apply for the Vacancy for Regional Expert at UPU in Switzerland. The deadline for the application is 25th November 2020.

Title: Regional Expert Asia-Pacific and South-South & Triangular Cooperation, Development and Cooperation Directorate

Organization:  UPU – Universal Postal Union


The incumbent will do the following duties

  • Implementation of DCDEV strategy/advice and budgetary responsibilities
  • Implementing strategy/advice
  • Contribute to the situational analysis of the region
  • Additionally, analyze the level of development of postal services in the countries of the region concerned and help to prepare a regional development plan (RDP).
  • Furthermore, coordinate the formulation and implementation of RDP projects involving other internal and external partners.
  • Act as adviser for the International Bureau in the area of regional postal development.
  • Likewise, respond to requests from designated operators and other partners concerning development cooperation and provide them with information and advice.
  • Propose expenditure commitments for all the activities provided for and provide assistants with guidelines for their preparation.
  • Also, evaluate the financial consequences of the activities proposed and prepare budget estimates.
  • Monitor the implementation status of the budgets allocated and help to prepare the relevant reports.
  • Furthermore, deployment and management of projects
  • Plan and evaluate implementation of the projects in the region concerned and under South-South and Triangular cooperation.
  • Furthermore, ensure field coordination with international/regional and national partners
  • Draft project documents and supervise their formatting and distribution

Qualifications for Vacancy for Regional Expert UPU


Bachelor in economics or international policy studies or international relations or business management.


5 years’ experience of international cooperation activities in the Asia-Pacific region or 5 years of experience in high managerial responsibilities in the postal sector.

Technical knowledge:

1. Very good knowledge of countries of the region, their economic situation, regional policies, regulatory frames and regional decision making forums

  • Sound analytical skills and strategic negotiations skills.
  • Similarly, sound knowledge of project management techniques.
  • Also, good knowledge of project financials analysis and management
  • Furthermore, good writing skills
  • Likewise, knowledge of standard office software tools.

Skills and abilities / competencies:

1. Work organization and planning.

  • Acquaintance with ICT development and application to service industries
  • Also, to analyze situations and case files.
  • Ability to be attentive to and to identify action opportunities.
  • Likewise, flexibility and management of priorities.
  • Additionally, the ability to handle stress.
  • Ability to teach and to communicate with colleagues and with people in general.

Language skills:

Proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French is an asset

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline25 November,2020
Company NameUPU



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