UNECA Programme Management Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNECA Programme Management Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNECA Ethiopia looking for “Programme Management Assistant”.

Applicants with a High school diploma may apply on or before 17th May, 2024.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Programme Management Assistant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNECA Job Vacancy 2024

Responsibilities:

Within limits of delegated authority the Programme Management Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provides assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes for, typically, a large and highly complex component of the departmental programme/project initiatives.
  • Researches, compiles, analyses, summarizes, and presents basic information/data on specific programmes/project and related topics.
  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation; monitors status of programme/project proposals; takes necessary action to ensure project documents are completed and submitted to relevant parties for approval.
  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provides assistance in the interpretation of budget guidelines; reviews and coordinates submissions of programme proposals and budget estimates, ensuring that requisite information is included and justified in terms of proposed activities; propose adjustments as necessary; prepares reports and ensures that outputs/services are properly categorized.
  • Assists in the monitoring and evaluation of programmes/projects; categorizes, updates, tracks and analyses data related to programmes/projects, e.g. accounting records, outputs, resources utilized, deviations/revisions, etc.; carries out periodic status reviews, identifies issues and initiates requisite follow-up actions; prepares revised budget estimates; reports on budget revisions, expenditures and obligations, verifies availability of funds; ensures necessary approval and entry in computerized budget system; initiates financial authorizations for expenditures.
  • Collaborates with programme/project managers on performance reporting; liaises with relevant parties on the interpretation of the activities/services scheduled in the PB and various planning instruments such as the medium-term plan and internal work plans; provides assistance on reporting requirements, guidelines, rules and procedures and ensures completeness and accuracy of data submitted.
  • Drafts programme/project summaries, coordinates review and clearance process, and coordinates with editor, translation services, etc. on finalization and publication of report multiple languages.
  • Serves as focal point for coordination, monitoring and expedition of programme/project implementation activities, involving extensive liaison with a diverse organisational units to initiate requests, prepare standard terms of reference against programme/project objectives, obtain necessary clearances, process and follow-up on administrative actions and resolve issues related to project implementation, e.g. recruitment and appointment of personnel, travel arrangements, organisation of and participation in training/study tours, authorization of payments, disbursement of funds, procurement of equipment and services, etc.
  • Prepares, maintains and updates files (electronic and paper) and internal databases; designs and generates a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports, statistical tables, graphic content, and other background materials/notes to facilitate inspection and other reviews.
  • Drafts correspondence and communications related to all aspects of programme/project administration, including work plan and budgets, revisions and other related issues, as well as prepares unit contributions for a variety of periodic reports.
  • Provides guidance and training to new/junior staff.
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
  • Assists with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.
  • Initiates, reviews, processes and follows-up on actions related to the administration of the section’s human resource activities, e.g., recruitment of staff and consultants, placement, promotion, relocation, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Programme Management Assistant
  • Job Opening ID: 232181
  • Job Network : Economic, Social and Development
  • Job Family : Programme Management
  • Category and Level : General Service and Related Categories, G-6
  • Duty Station : ADDIS ABABA
  • Department/Office : Economic Commission for Africa
  • Date Posted : Apr 18, 2024
  • Deadline : May 17, 2024

Minimum Requirement:

Qualification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Experience:

  • At least seven (7) years of experience in programme or project administration, technical cooperation or related area is required.
  • The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) years for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher.
  • Practical One year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.
  • Experience in administrative services, human resources or related area is desirable.

Languages:

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

How to Apply UNECA Programme Management Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/232181?language=en

The Closing Date: 17th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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