Associate Programme Officer

Job Information

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    Category Program Officer
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    Posted On Apr 27 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience :

Job Description

Associate Programme Officer UNOPS Closing date: 09 May 2019 Functional Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer and working closely with the Programme Managers, the Associate Programme Officer's functional responsibilities include:
  • Prepare draft budgets, project proposals for new projects and extensions of ongoing projects to the Government of Japan as required by the Programme Managers;
  • Draft Programme Quarterly and Annual reports for the Government of Japan;
  • Prepare case studies and media briefs to profile Government as needed and requested;
  • Prepare donor reports, including ad-hoc reports as required;
  • Prepare periodic substantive reports for implementing partners against donor contributions, projects and activities;
  • Prepare periodic financial reports to local authorities as required;
  • Provide logistical and substantive support for donor visits and other delegations;
  • Assist the Programme Managers and Programme Officer during donor visits, visits to embassies and presentations and visits to/by Mine Action stakeholders in country;
  • Liaise with UN partner agencies and donors in mine action in obtaining up to date information on potential funding and projects;
  • Attend inter-agency meetings and assist on any programme issues;
  • Provide programme information to partner agencies, non-governmental organizations and contractors and UN agencies;
  • Maintain documentation of decisions and actions taken on programme issues;
  • Actively engage in developing public information materials and public information initiatives and maintain close working relationships with UN partner agencies on public information activities;
  • Any other duties as requested and tasked by the Programme Managers or Programme Officer.
Education/Experience/Language requirements *CANDIDATES WITH NO UN OR UNOPS EXPERIENCE ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Project Management, Social Sciences or related field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; OR
  • A First-level University degree (Bachelor's Degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Project Management, Social Sciences or related field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant experience is defined as experience in programme management, project management or business administration;
  • Experience in donor reporting and preparing project proposals is required;
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • Fluency in English ( reading, writing and speaking ) is required;
  • Fluency in Japanese ( reading, writing and speaking ) is desired;
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is desired.