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Programme Assistant, GS5,CSR, Mogadishu, Post#00063911

Mogadishu (Somalia)

Under general supervision of the Project Officer Nutrition, performs a variety of information gathering, monitoring, technical and administrative services of moderate scope and difficulty, in support of programme activities.

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.

And we never give up.

For every child, Commitment

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does — in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism.

How can you make a difference?

Under general supervision of the Project Officer Nutrition, performs a variety of information gathering, monitoring, technical and administrative services of moderate scope and difficulty, in support of programme activities.

Summary of key accountabilities:

  1. Support IMAM programs including management of CAGs and DCTs for partners with active PCAs.
  2. Coordinate the development of quarterly QZIP and fund disbursement. Coordinate with NOs/Nutrition specialist and forecast funds.
  3. Keeping an up-to-date records of finally approved PCA proposals submitted by the nutrition program;
  4. Produce status report on PCAs and fund utilisation, liaison with CO and with Head of sections and NOs
  5. Manage leave plan (entitlements only) for all the Nutrition section’s staff including development of the annual leave plan at the beginning of the year with quarterly up to date information to reflect actual status.
  6. Generate, share and follow up on monthly status report of closure of TAs in VISION.
  7. Support trainings if and when necessary.

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
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.
  • Fluency in English and local language of the duty station is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

 

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: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Mogadishu (Somalia)
  • Grade: GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Administrative support
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Trade and Development
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-15

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