Deadline: 16 May, 2021

Location: Tripoli, Libya

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the development of programme cooperation agreements (PCAs) by providing information and drafting selected sections
  • Ensure the timely and accurate recording and administrative processing of government and NGOs’ proposals and requests for direct cash transfers (DCTs)
  • Conduct programme monitoring in UNICEF-focus districts for cash and supplies and updating team members on the status
  • Conduct regular spot checks of partners’ projects to assess their financial record-keeping, expenditure controls and reporting systems
  • Monitor and track the distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery
  • Support the programme section in researching, compiling and analysing qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section
  • Carry out VISION transactions, ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are in line with annual workplans, and making amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary
  • Carry out VISION transactions pertaining to grants and programme-related items for section including, but not limited to, registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants
  • Prepare monitoring and reporting information for supervisor and team on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results

Requirements

  • Secondary school education, preferably supplemented with technical or university courses related to the work of the organisation
  • Six years, minimum, of administrative or clerical work experience
  • Experience in programme support functions will be a plus
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organisation will be a plus
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other UNICEF software such as SharePoint
  • In-depth knowledge of the administration which underpins UNICEF country office programme/project operations, including monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Strong organisational, planning and prioritising skills
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds
  • Strong office management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage the section’s material resources and monitor its budget
  • Good analytical skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station will be a plus
  • Nationality of Libya

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UNICEF Ethiopia

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