Programme Assistant(For Pakistan Nationals Only)

UNICEF, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
7th September, 2016


Job Description

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
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.
  • Following 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, operational, and financial closure. 
  • Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision/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.  

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required. 
  • Fluency in English and in the local language of the duty station required.
  • Competencies of Successful Candidate

How To Apply:

  • If you are Interested kindly use the following link to apply: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=498690

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