PM Roles and Responsibilities
As United Nations staff members, we have the privilege of contributing to the Organization’s mandate of bringing about a more peaceful, equitable world for all people.
Whether we are working directly on humanitarian aid projects, tracking statistics on the Sustainable Development Goals at a peacekeeping mission or developing budgets at a main duty station, we need to make sure that we work in the most effective way. The performance management (PM) system provides the structure and guidelines needed.
See the main roles and responsibilities for staff members below.
Understand the policy
Contribute to the work planning process
Click here for guidance on setting challenging performance goals.
Participate in dialogue/feedback
Complete each stage of the process on time
Guidance and tips
Career coaching opportunity
• Are you feeling stuck or unsure about how to advance in your career?
• Would you like to think beyond current career options and explore what else is possible?
• Do you need help completing your Personal History Profile (PHP) and cover letter?
• Would you like to practice for a job interview?
Try a coaching session with a professional career coach from an external vendor contracted by the UN.
You can email Staff Development Officer Yesenia Figueroa for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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