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Job no: 548579Contract type: Fixed Term AppointmentDuty Station: CopenhagenLevel: P-2Location: DenmarkCategories: Finance and Administration, Internal Audit Management, Legal, Operations and Business Management
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their full potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Care
The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does - in programmes, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life - in its social, political, economic, civic, and cultural dimensions - her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society’s most disadvantaged citizens - addressing inequity - not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also accelerating the equitable development of nations to attain SDG.

The Supply Division oversees the procurement and logistics, including transport and warehousing, of strategic and essential supplies for children of some $6 billion annually. The Insurance Unit, in the Financial Management Centre, manages the insurance arrangements for all supplies in transit and in UNICEF warehouses and advises on risk management and insurance issues related to the UNICEF supply strategies.

How can you make a difference?

Under the guidance and supervision of the Insurance Claim Manager, Financial Management Centre, the Insurance Claims Officer is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and monitoring risks, primarily for UNICEF supplies in transit and warehouses as well as risks associated with the procurement of supplies, suppliers, and partnerships. The Insurance Officer will support the work on existing insurance policies and support the relationship with the insurance broker and underwriters, maintaining and supporting on UNICEF policy and procedures on insurance and claims processing, and assist with the development of new lines of business.

Key functions and responsibilities:
Find, structure, and maintain relevant data sources for existing and new policies.
Responsible for monthly declarations to the insurer
Analyze and build reports supporting the review if existing insurance policies.
Review insurance requirements to assess existing coverage and potential gaps.
Work with our CRM system Vision/SAP.
Support the processes of obtaining insurance cover and processing claims.
Support UNICEF Regional Offices and Country Offices on insurance related questions, including claims processing.
Understand and apply procedures and tools for insurance and claims processing. Support on application of policy and procedures.
Develop insurance-related learning and knowledge exchange activities and meetings.
Provide regular reporting and analysis of insurance coverage, claims processing and risks within the Supply Division and, as appropriate, UNICEF.
Identify proposed areas of improvement for insurance.
Coordinate closely with UNICEF Country, Regional and HQ offices, insurance issues.
Analyze and understand actuarial background data.
Support the Secretariat for the Supply Division’s Insurance Survey Board.
Participate in interagency coordination activities and knowledge sharing related to insurance.
Act as OIC when Insurance Claims Manager is not available and other relevant duties as assigned.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

A completed university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in Business Administration, Statistics, Economics or similar applied to the area of Maritime, Transport, or International Trade Law, and/or, similar and relevant professional experience from the insurance industry is required.

Work Experience
Minimum Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience including at least three at the international level is required.
Experience in commercial activities with the public or private sector in the areas of insurance is required.
Experience in supply chain also beneficial.
Experience from another UN Agency is beneficial
Experience with SAP/Vision is beneficial
Experience from the insurance industry is beneficial

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish) is an asset

For every Child, you demonstrate…

The value and competencies required for this post are (CRITA)…

Core Values

Core Competencies
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
Works Collaboratively with others (1)
Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
Drives to achieve impactful results (1)
Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Advertised: 15 Mar 2022 Romance Standard TimeDeadline: 28 Mar 2022 Romance Daylight Time