UN Programme Assistant Job Opportunities - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Job Title:       Programme Assistant
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Post Number: 00054800
Grade Level: GS-5                                       
Reports to: Integrated Field Support Coordinator

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Offers technical support to Integrated Field Support Team by coordinating and monitoring relevant business processes and procedures and activities, paying attention to detail and adhering to deadlines.
         Effectively prepares periodic and adhoc reports on programme and project activities.
         Prepares and maintains records documents and control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation
         Keeps the Integrated Field Support focus area informed by providing relevant information, reports or status updates
         Organizes meetings; Initiates and coordinates preparation of agenda and necessary documentation for meetings as well as workshops and conferences.
         Serves as the Secretary to internal meetings including partners meeting e.g. with MGLSD and donor related meetings.
         Maintains filing system for UNFPA supported projects in accordance with established classification system
         Drafts routine internal and external correspondences
         Support Annual Work Plan planning processes for the team members
         Support and participate in M&E visits
         Provide inputs in proposal development process
         Support the humanitarian team as per the team tasks and when required
         Performs other support duties as required


 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Assistant job opportunity should have completed Secondary Education. First level university degree or equivalent professional qualifications desirable.
         Five years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
         Fluency in English.

Personal Competencies:
         Core Competencies:
         Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity
         Managing Relationships: Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self-management
         Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
         Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making
         Functional competencies:
         Business Acumen
         Implementing management systems
         Client orientation

Values:
         Exemplifying integrity
         Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
         Embracing cultural diversity
         Embracing change

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 26th March 2018

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