UN Admin Jobs – Programme Assistant at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Vacancy Announcement No.: VN/PBR/2013/24
Organisation: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda 
Reports to: Head of Office
Grade: GS-6
Job Summary: The Programme Assistant will conduct a variety of tasks including collecting information, monitoring, technical and administrative services in support of programme activities under a moderate scope.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Organize data and information and prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of project / programme implementation.
  • Verify plans of operations, exchange letters and take appropriate follow-up action, assist in processing government requests.
  • Contribute to report preparation, project documents and submissions to Government by providing required information.
  • Prepare background information to aid discussions with government and other stakeholders.
  • Do specific administrative operational control tasks for project /programme activities.
  • Offer administrative / logistical support during meetings and / or workshops.
  • Take notes, draft routines and non-technical correspondence formats and type a wide variety of materials in the cluster using different computer software like MS Word, Excel, Lotus, etc.
  • Perform other administrative tasks as assigned by the superiors. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The programme assistant should have completed secondary education, preferably supplemented by formal training in relevant technical courses in a field related to the organizational work.
  • Six years work clerical or administrative work experience of which at least one year is closely related to support of programme activities.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Core Values: Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion; Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication; Working with People; Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies: Analyzing; Applying Technical Expertise; Learning and Researching; Planning and Organizing; Following instructions and Procedures ; Coping with pressures and Setbacks; Adopting to Change. 
How to Apply:
ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent performance evaluation report.
If applications are sent by email, please clearly indicate the position applied for and use this order to name your file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_Mukasa P11 or Gold_Mukasa CV or Gold_Mukasa Application.
UNICEF is a smoke free environment.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
All candidates interested in the above position should send their documents to:
Human Resource Specialist, UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street, PO Box 7047, Kampala, Uganda
OR via email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org
Deadline: 12th July, 2013.

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