22 Jul 2016

Full-Time Programme Assistant Ondo

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Programme Assistant – GS-6, Ondo

Apply nowJob no: 497941
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Nigeria
Categories: Programme Management
Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Support to programme development, planning and execution.
Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results
Support in resource mobilization
Support in knowledge management and capacity building

1. Support to programme development, planning and execution.

Researches, analyzes, verifies, synthesizes and compiles qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers, and presentations.
Drafts project documents, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements
Carries out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and makes amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary. Monitors and tracks the efficient distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery.

2. Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results

Prepares monitoring and reporting information for supervisor on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results.
Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision/follow up.

3. Support in resource mobilization

Researches, analyzes, verifies, and synthesizes data and information in support of preparing reports pertaining to donors (both current and potential)
Researches, analyzes, verifies, and synthesizes data and information to assist in the preparation of periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme funds.
Carries out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants for his/her section such as registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants.

4. Support in Knowledge Management and capacity building

Researches, analyzes, verifies and synthesizes information on best practices and lessons learnt to support knowledge development and capacity building
Supports capacity development activities related to performance monitoring, programme development, and related internal UNICEF systems/tools by preparing training materials and participating on exercises pertaining to program processes and procedures which aim to build capacity of stakeholders.
Impact of Results

The efficiency and effectiveness of the support provided by the programme assistant to the development, implementation and monitoring of programs/projects facilitates the delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the respective section, which in turn enhances the offices and UNICEF’s capacity in helping the most vulnerable women and children.

Competencies and level of proficiency required (based on UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles)

Core Values

Diversity and inclusion
Core competencies

Communication (II)
Working with people (II)
Drive for results (II)

Functional Competencies:

Analyzing (II)
Applying technical expertise (II)
Planning and organizing (II)
Following Instructions and Procedures (II)

Recruitment Qualifications

Education: Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization

Experience: A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.

Language Requirements: Fluency in English and in the local language of the duty station required.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Aug 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

Apply for this Job