Programme Associate

United Nations Children's Fund

Amman, Jordan

Under the supervision and guidance of the Deputy Regional Director- Programmes, the Programme Associate supports the section through providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring of the Deputy Regional Director- Programmes, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.

Specific Roles and responsibilities are highlighted below:

Support to programme development, planning and execution

  • Researches, analyzes, verifies, synthesizes and compiles qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers, and presentations.  
  • Drafts project documents, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.
  • 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.
  • Monitors and tracks the efficient distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery.
Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results:
  • Prepares monitoring and reporting information for supervisor on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results.
  • 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.
Support in resource mobilization:
  • Researches, analyzes, verifies, and synthesizes data and information in support of preparing reports pertaining to donors (both current and potential).  
  • Researches, analyzes, verifies, and synthesizes 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.
Support in Knowledge Management and capacity building:
  • Researches, analyzes, verifies and synthesizes information on best practices and lessons learnt to support knowledge development and capacity building
  • Supports capacity development activities related to performance monitoring, programme development, and related internal UNICEF systems/tools by preparing training materials and participating on exercises pertaining to program processes and procedures which aim to build capacity of stakeholders.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:  
  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization
Experience:
  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.
Languages:
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
Source: https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/567831