Nov 8, 2017

Libya: Programme Assistant, G6 (Fixed Term), Tripoli, Libya (For Libyan Nationals Only)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Libya
Closing date: 21 Nov 2017

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BACKGROUND:

It is almost five years since violence in Libya, conflict and instability spread to almost every part of the country. The humanitarian needs overview for Libya paints a deeply concerning picture of a people in the grip of armed conflict and political instability, and forced to flee their homes, with authorities struggling to provide basic social services. An estimated 2.44 million people are in immediate need of protection and some form of humanitarian assistance.

UNICEF Libya country office has scaled up its programmes in 2017 to respond to the needs of the conflict affected population in line with the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action.In order to deliver the required assistance during 2017 and 2018, UNICEF Libya country office will recruit programme and operations (FTs, TAs, and consultants).

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the programme assistant supports the respective section through providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring their country programme, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

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.

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 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English language is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

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

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://ift.tt/2zGfaVF