Resume Templates: Political Affairs Liaison Officer


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Results-driven, efficiency-conscious program management professional with extensive experience in administering business social responsibility programs within diverse industries. Track record of providing the highest caliber of strategic development and administrative oversight of programs, services, and initiatives. Exceptional relationship builder and negotiator, successfully presenting and selling strategic social responsibility plans and programs to executive-level decision makers. Collaborate with senior program stakeholders to prioritize activities and achieve defined objectives. Broad expertise in poverty reduction, food security, sanctions, international trade and economic development, child labour, post-conflict reconstruction, refugee / IDP rights and youth employment.

Business Social Responsibility Program / Organizational Management Strategy Development Administrative Leadership Performance Management Team Building / Leadership Thought Leadership Program Formulation C-Level Relationship Development Human Relations Poverty Reduction, International Trade and Economic Development, Ethical and Environmental Issues Post-Conflict Reconstruction

UNITED NATIONS Variious Locations 10/2013 to Current Political Affairs / Liaison Officer Analyze information, maintain up-to-date knowledge and keep abreast of latest trends and developments of events relating to political aspects of the OPCW-UN mandate in Syria. Monitor political developments, and provide advice to Special Coordinator and mission leadership. Maintain contacts with other sectors of UN, other international organizations and governments on coordination and policy matters, in addition to monitoring actions. Coordinate OPCW-UN relations with media during start up phase of mission. Act as media focal point in absence of recruitment of Senior Public Information Officer. Establish networks and synergies with relevant stakeholders with Joint Mission and counterparts. 01/2012 to 09/2013 Political Affairs Officer – DPKO / UNIFIL Assisted in preparation of briefing notes, background papers and weekly political assessments. Contributed to meetings chaired by Head of Mission and Force Commander. Established and maintained close contact with civil affairs and military on relevant issues such as political briefs and field visits. Drafted code cables for UN headquarters on incidents and developments in area of operations, weekly assessments for UNHQ, and provided political briefings to mission leadership. Represented political office in Mission Information Community and other JMAC initiatives including Threat Assessment Group. Reviewed political, situational and cultural awareness briefings to improve situational and cultural awareness. Contributed to UNIFIL magazine that produces 16,000 copies in Arabic for the local population. 06/1999 to 07/2012 Liaison Officer – UN International Labour Org (ILO) Promoted ILO objectives and raised awareness of ILO programmes and projects among governments, UN representatives, the private sector and NGOs. Strengthened coordination between New York, HQ and the field. 08/2008 to 12/2011 Liaison Officer – FAO Participated and reported on meetings of UN and other organizations, mainly on humanitarian, development and peacebuilding issues. Prepared statements, funding documents and inputs on behalf of FAO. Maintained liaison with FAO field offices, intergovernemental bodies, Member States and INGOs.