Jobs Career Advice Signup
X

Send this job to a friend

X

Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 13, 2019
    Deadline: Jun 26, 2019
    • @gmail.com
    • @yahoo.com
    • @outlook.com
  • UNICEF contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria with a mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF’s Nigeria country programme: Aims to accelerate the realization of the rights of all c...
    Read more about this company

    Programme Assistant

    Job Number: 523098
    Locations: Sokoto (1 posts), Kano (1 posts)
    Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
    Level: GS-5

    Job Description
    For every child, a future:

    • Under the close supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the programme assistant supports the respective section by carrying out a range of procedural, administrative, and operational tasks, to help develop, implement and monitor their country programme, ensuring timely and effective delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.

    Summary of Key Functions/Accountabilities
    Support to programme development, planning and execution:

    • Compiles data and information on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers, and presentations.
    • Prepares and maintains records pertaining to programme planning and development for his/her respective section.
    • Carries out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and makes amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary.
    • Arranges meetings, workshops and training courses pertaining to programme development, and provides support in making the necessary logistical arrangements.
    • Follows up both internally with the supply section and externally with counterparts to ensure supplies for programme implementation are delivered in a timely and accurate manner.

    Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results:

    • Provides support on budget revision/preparation, implementation status, determination position of funding utilization, and financial closures.
    • Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision and follow up.
    • Prepares and maintains records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation.

    Support in resource mobilization:

    • Compiles and organizes information and data pertaining to donors (both current and potential).
    • Compiles and organizes data and information to assist in the preparation of periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme funds.
    • Carries out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants for his/her section such as registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants.
    • Supports the processing of contracts for consultants and external partners pertaining to the section.

    Support in knowledge management and capacity building:

    • Gathers and shares information as needed in support of improving the processes and daily operations of the section.
    • Supports capacity development activities related to performance monitoring, programme development, and related internal UNICEF systems/tools by drafting necessary correspondence, compiling data reports and maintaining relevant records.

    Job Requirements
    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

    Education:

    • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.

    Experience:

    • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in administration, programme support or clerical work is required.

    Language Requirements:

    • Fluency in English is required.
    • Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is highly desirable.

    For every Child, you demonstrate:

    • UNICEFs core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    Method of Application


    Note

    • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
    • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
    Interested and qualified? Go to UNICEF on www.unicef.org to apply
  • Send your application

Never miss a job with our real-time & personalized push notification
Subscribe Now
Back To Home
Average Salary at UNICEF
₦ 272K from 47 employees
Mysalaryscale.com

Career Advice

View All Career Advice

Subscribe to Job Alert

 

Join over 359K happy subscribers

 
 
 
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail