73715 - Junior Project Clerk (for Indonesian nationality only) (FOR UN ROSTER)

Jakarta

Background

“UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.”

UNDP Indonesia's mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.

This position is located primarily in project management unit under overall guidance project officer or in a large project report to Operations Manager position to support the project on a day-to-day basis to cover administration functions such as procurement, HR, general office and general project administration. (Note: Security is a key function can be covered under this position and should be factored as an essential project management/operational costs. However, security personnel are normally outsourced.)

Under the overall guidance of the supervisor, the Project Clerk provides project support services ensuring high quality of work, ensures accurate, timely and properly recorded/documented service delivery

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Support the project team to ensure effective project planning and  implementation focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Compiles, summarizes, and presents basic information/data on specific project and related topics or issues.
  • Implement project standard operating procedures in line with the government and UNDP’s regulations;

2. Support to the effective reporting on progress of project implementation

  • Support the administration in preparing annual and quarterly work plans as well as project board meetings, audit, operational and financial closure of a project.
  • Support to the preparation of quarterly project reports, in line with the monitoring and reporting guidelines and presents it to the project assurance team on a timely manner;
  • To provide administrative support for preparation of results oriented progress reports.

3.   Provides administrative support to the Project Management Unit focusing on achievement of  the following  results:

  • Support the focal point for Administrative and office coordination of project implementation activities to  process and follow-up on administrative actions, e.g. recruitment and appointment of personnel, travel arrangements, training/study tours, authorization of payments, disbursement of funds, procurement of equipment and services, security compliance, etc.
  • Provision of general office assistance such as response to simple information requests and inquiries; reviews, logs and routes incoming correspondence; establishment of filling system and maintenance files/records; organization of meetings, workshops; routine administrative tasks, including maintaining attendance records, assessing telephone billing, etc.

4. Support strategic partnerships, communication  and support to the implementation of resource mobilization

  • Support in updating database of the relevant public and development partners private sector, civil society and other stakeholders who are counterparts for the project;
  • In coordination with UNDP’s Communication unit and other relevant counterpart communications department, support documentation of the project activities as a tool to communicate results, deepen stakeholder knowledge and buy-in to the project, and resource mobilization for the project.

5. Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice

Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity  
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.

Functional Competencies:       

  • Display a commitment and understanding of development cooperation issues
  • Maturity combined with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new working environments
  • Exhibit excellent client engagement and communication skills suitable for working in an international organization
  • Good English, both written and spoken

Required Skills and Experience

Education:   

  • Minimum High School

Experience:   

  • 2 years experience for High School;
  • 3 months for Diploma or Bachelor degree

Language Requirements:  

  • Good in written and spoken English is required;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia is required.

Other Requirements:    

  • Fully computer literate (MS Office);
  • Demonstrated keen interest in the work of the UN;
  • Demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals from different cultural backgrounds and beliefs which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of different opinions and views;
  • Good inter-personal skills;
  • Full time availability for project management support duties is essential;
  • Familiar with Government and UN/UNDP procedures would be desirable.

APPLICANT MUST COMPLETE P11 FORM AND SUBMIT AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATION. Click here to download the form http://bit.ly/P11SC

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.UNDP Indonesia reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP Indonesia at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Jakarta
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Public Policy and Administration
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2017-12-31

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