Programme Associate

UN Children's Fund, Lilongwe, Malawi

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd April, 2019


Job Description

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

For every child, health:

UNICEF Malawi Country Programme (2019-2013) is aligned with the Government of Malawi’s Growth and Development Strategy (MDGS 111) and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). The programme supports the Government of Malawi to meet its commitment to respect, protect and fulfil children’s rights in line with international conventions and standards. The country programme is guided by the principles of children’s rights, equity, gender equality, inclusion and resilience, and supports evidence-based, integrative and innovative programming. The vision is that ‘all girls and boys in Malawi, especially the most disadvantaged and deprived, realize their rights’. The programme focuses on: early childhood (parenting, high-impact social services, early stimulation and learning), middle childhood and adolescence (learning, multi-sectoral services, active citizenship), communities (decentralized services and systems, community ownership, social norms), programme effectiveness (monitoring, evaluation, HACT, Innovation, Social Protection and Social Policy and External Communication. The programme is based on ‘leaving no child behind’, realizing ‘rights for all children in Malawi’

How can you make a difference?

  • The Programme Associate is responsible for providing a solid administrative platform for his/her team, by implementing a variety of standardized clerical/administrative tasks
  • The Programme Associate is also responsible for the timely and accurate execution of the administrative tasks which underpin programme delivery.
  • Fore more details about a list of key activities, refer to the attached job description

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

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization, is required.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in administratively supporting programme management in the development sector is required.
  • Fluency in English and local language of the duty station is required.

Source:https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=521275

 


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