Programme Associate

UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund, Cairo, Egypt

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
6th October, 2018


Job Description

The Programme Associate supports the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country programme by providing and managing data inputs, providing logistical support, monitoring project implementation and following up on recommendations while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.  You will apply established systems and procedures and assists in the creation of substantive knowledge by compiling, synthesizing and analyzing information relevant to population and development, reproductive health and gender issues. S/he is instrumental in facilitating programme/ project implementation using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures.

You will report directly to the Assistant Representative with a dotted (administrative) reporting line to the Reproductive Health / Family Planning Specialist.

In the UNFPA country office in Egypt and in the context of the implementation of the 10th Country Programme, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth provision of critical services relating to programme/project implementation to the UNFPA Egypt Country Office staff. You will build close relationships with CO programme and operations teams, Regional and HQs programme teams, national counterparts as well as the donor community for efficient and effective delivery of the country programme.

You will provide quality support to programme/project activities, ensure requirements are fulfilled and reported in a timely manner with required quality checks, in line with UNFPA guidelines and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

Completed Secondary Level Education, with relevant certifications in project management required. University Degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences and Public Administration preferable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 7 years of relevant working experience in programme / project management ;
  • Experience in UN system, international organizations or non-profit organizations is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English and Arabic.
  • Ability to effectively use standard MS Office software

Languages: Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

Source:https://www.unfpa.org/jobs/national-post-programme-associate-unfpa-egypt-country-office-gs-7


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