Fresher UN Programme Officer (HACT) Job Vacancies – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Officer (HACT)

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Grade: NOB

About US:

The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer (Harmonized Cash
Transfer) reports to the Deputy Representative Operations for supervision. The
Programme Officer (HACT) provides professional financial, operational and
administrative assistance throughout the programming process by preparing,
managing and/or executing a variety of technical and administrative tasks to
facilitate the effective implementation of HACT in line with the UNICE,F HACT
Policy and UNICEF HACT procedure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support to HACT planning during the programming process
  • Support to implementation of assurance activities
  • Review and use of HACT 
  • Networking and inter-agency partnership
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    Programme Officer (HACT) job placement should a university degree in one
    of the following fields is required: Development studies, International
    Development, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics,
    Auditing, Project/Programme Management or another relevant technical
  • At least two years of professional experience in one or more of the
    following areas is required: auditing, accounting, financial planning and
    management, programme development/management, or another related area.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or international
    organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies:
    Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical
    expertise, Learning and researching, Planning and organizing (II)

NB: The United Nations does
not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application,
interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not
concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

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Deadline: 9th September 2019

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