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Admin Jobs – Programme Assistant at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job
Title:     Programme Assistant
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty
Station:
Mbarara, Uganda
Reports
to:
Chief of Fort Portal Office
Vacancy
Number:
VN/PBR/2016/03
Grade: GS 5
About
US:
The United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to
advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic
needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together
with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that
commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most
vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job
Summary:
The Programme Assistant will support UNICEF in the collection of  information, maintenance of records and
preparation of documentation and correspondence pertaining to Education
programme activities.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent collects data and other information
on development of programme activities. 
·        
Maintains, updated manual and electronic database
in prescribed format for programme records and for subsequent use. 
·        
Prepares background material, working papers and
tables for briefing and review sessions.
·        
Processes and examines the information and data in
accordance with instructions received, making necessary abstracts and
computations.
·        
Conduct specific budget operational/control tasks
for activities related to programme implementation in VISION.
·        
Quickly responds to routine requests or queries
and arrange travel for section staff members, as well as follow up to obtain
documentations to complete travel file after trip completion.
·        
Offers administrative/logistics support during
meetings/workshops and other operational activities for programme
implementation.
·        
Performs any other duties, as required by the Chief
of Fort Portal Office.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF
Programme Assistant career opportunity should have completed secondary
education. An added value if supplemented by relevant courses in Business
Administration/Management/project administration/ database management.
·        
A minimum of five years of office experience,
including record-keeping and processing of information.
·        
Fluency in English and another working knowledge
of another UN language is an asset.
Personal
Competencies:
·        
Core
Values (Required):
Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion; Integrity
·        
Core
Competencies (Required):
Communication; Drive for Result; Working with
People
·        
Functional
Competencies (Required):
Analyzing; Learning and Researching; Planning and
Organizing; Following instructions and Procedures
NB:
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified
female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free
environment. All candidates who had previously applied need not apply again.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations
UNICEF must send their applications accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, download here, as well
as two of the most recent performance evaluation report.
The Email
applications should be sent in this format to name your file attachments:
Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or
Gold_MukasaApplication.
The
applications should be addressed to:
Human
Resource Manager,
UNICEF
Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9,
George Street,
P.O. Box
7047, Kampala Uganda
Email
to:
  ugderecruit@unicef.org
Deadline:
28th January, 2016
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