UNICEF IRAQ 2010
Post Title: Programme Assistant VN. No.: HR/VN/2010/14
Duty Station: Baghdad – Iraq Budget Level: GS-6
Section: Child Protection Type of Appointment: Fixed-Term
Duration: 1 Year Applications to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Issue: 12 May 2010 Closing Date for Applications: 31 May 2010
Purpose: Under the general supervision and technical guidance of the Child Protection Specialist, assist in the
development and execution of various project components and activities of UNICEF assessment to improve
access of vulnerable children to basic and special protection measures under the child protection programme in
Major Duties And Monitor usage of UNICEF inputs. Identify necessary action for project adjustments. Consolidate information
Responsibilities: gathered in the governorate for project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation purposes including the
flow of supply and non supply assistance including control plans, progress reports, project input. Keep statistics
of beneficiaries supported by the implemented activities.
Effect financial monitoring of cash and supply assistance in the relevant governorates by inputting information
and reviewing ProMS reports to ensure that implementation is in accordance with plans. Maintain proper records
of cash assistance to government and effect careful review of liquidations presented by government/NGOs.
Prepare supporting documents for processing of programme transactions.
Contributes to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing information, preparing tables and
drafting selected sections of it. Prepares background material for use in discussions and briefing sessions.
Arranges for the recording and administrative processing of government requests for assistance.
Liaise with section staff to provide required support to consultant engineers/monitors on all administrative and
financial issues. Ensure timely compliance of obligations with UNICEF contractors.
Assist in the identification formulation and development of project, objectives and activities. Contributes to the
preparation of periodic programme reviews vis-a-vis work plan’s objectives. Document and update changes in
the work plans.
Ensure accurate and timely inputs of project information in computerised programme system and prepare inputs
for sectoral programme documents and reports as required.
Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Education: Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university degree in a field
Requirements related to the work of the organization.
Experience: Six years of progressively responsible for administrative work of which at least two years closely related
to activities. UNICEF Iraq experience is an asset.
Language(s): Fluency in English and Arabic.
Core Competencies: Communication; Working with People; and Drive for Results.
Functional Competencies: Analysing; Planning and Organising; Researching and Learning; and Following
Instructions and Procedures.
Required Skills and Knowledge: Good judgement; ability to work in an international or multicultural environment;
initiative; good organization and analytical skills; good oral and writing skills; computer skills including internet
navigation and common office applications.
Remarks: APPLICATION: Interested and qualified candidates should submit applications together with updated CV and P11 form,
as well as the two most recent Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs) to email@example.com by 31 May 2010.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
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