Programme Assistant, GS5, Fixed-Term Appointment
The Office of UNICEF (UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND) in Azerbaijan
is seeking candidate to fill the following position: Programme Assistant, GS5, Fixed-Term Appointment
Vacancy № 02/12)
§ Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to the work of the organisation
§ Six years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative work, of which at least one year is closely related to support of programme activities
§ Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization
§ Strong organizational, analytical, negotiating and communication skills
§ Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications
§ Fluency in English and Azerbaijani
RESPONSIBILITIES/NATURE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
Ø Take appropriate follow up action to maintain momentum of RWPs, including responding to incoming mail, taking notes and drafting routine / non-technical correspondence. Make travel arrangements as necessary. Assist in administrative process of government requests for assistance including contract preparation. Perform small-scale translation duties as required.
Ø Organize relevant data and information related to RWP implementation, prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans for monitoring of project / programme implementation. This may involve field trips.
Ø Assist in budget monitoring. Prepare reports on budget implementation.
Ø Contribute to preparation of reports, project documents and submissions to government by providing information, preparing tables and drafting standard sections. Also prepare background information for use in discussions with partners. Participate in briefing and debriefing of project personnel.
Ø Other duties as required by personnel being supported by the S/M.
Applicants should fill in and return to UNICEF office an application form available either from the office or online (http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc) specifying the position and vacancy № with an attached CV and motivation letter no later than 17 June 2012 at the following address: Dalga Plaza Business center, 24, Neftchilar Ave, Baku, AZ 1095 or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Acknowledgement will be sent to short listed candidates only.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly female are strongly encouraged to apply.