Junior Project Clerk

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme, Jakarta, Indonesia

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st December, 2018


Job Description

Background

“UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.”

UNDP Indonesia's mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.

This position is located primarily in project management unit under overall guidance project officer or in a large project report to Operations Manager position to support the project on a day-to-day basis to cover administration functions such as procurement, HR, general office and general project administration. (Note: Security is a key function can be covered under this position and should be factored as an essential project management/operational costs. However, security personnel are normally outsourced.)

Under the overall guidance of the supervisor, the Project Clerk provides project support services ensuring high quality of work, ensures accurate, timely and properly recorded/documented service deliver.

Duties and Responsibilities

Support the project team to ensure effective project planning and implementation focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Compiles, summarizes, and presents basic information/data on specific project and related topics or issues.
  • Implement project standard operating procedures in line with the government and UNDP’s regulations;

Support to the effective reporting on progress of project implementation

  • Support the administration in preparing annual and quarterly work plans as well as project board meetings, audit, operational and financial closure of a project.
  • Support to the preparation of quarterly project reports, in line with the monitoring and reporting guidelines and presents it to the project assurance team on a timely manner;
  • To provide administrative support for preparation of results oriented progress reports.

Provides administrative support to the Project Management Unit focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support the focal point for Administrative and office coordination of project implementation activities to process and follow-up on administrative actions, e.g. recruitment and appointment of personnel, travel arrangements, training/study tours, authorization of payments, disbursement of funds, procurement of equipment and services, security compliance, etc.
  • Provision of general office assistance such as response to simple information requests and inquiries; reviews, logs and routes incoming correspondence; establishment of filling system and maintenance files/records; organization of meetings, workshops; routine administrative tasks, including maintaining attendance records, assessing telephone billing, etc.

Support strategic partnerships, communication and support to the implementation of resource mobilization

  • Support in updating database of the relevant public and development partners private sector, civil society and other stakeholders who are counterparts for the project;
  • In coordination with UNDP’s Communication unit and other relevant counterpart communications department, support documentation of the project activities as a tool to communicate results, deepen stakeholder knowledge and buy-in to the project, and resource mobilization for the project.

Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.

Functional Competencies:

  • Display a commitment and understanding of development cooperation issues
  • Maturity combined with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new working environments
  • Exhibit excellent client engagement and communication skills suitable for working in an international organization
  • Good English, both written and spoken

Required Skills and Experience

Education: Minimum Diploma

Experience:

  • 3 years experience for Diploma;
  • 1 year for Bachelor degree

Language Requirements:

  • Good in written and spoken English is required;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia is required.

Other Requirements:

  • Fully computer literate (MS Office);
  • Demonstrated keen interest in the work of the UN;
  • Demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals from different cultural backgrounds and beliefs which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of different opinions and views;
  • Good inter-personal skills;
  • Full time availability for project management support duties is essential;
  • Familiar with Government and UN/UNDP procedures would be desirable.

Source:https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76625


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