UNMISS Programme Assistant Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UNMISS Programme Assistant Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Programme Assistant“. Applicants with a High school diploma may apply on or before 02nd July 2023.

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is a United Nations peacekeeping mission for the recently independent South Sudan, which became independent on 9 July 2011. UNMISS was established on 8 July 2011 by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1996.

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The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 26th June 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Programme Assistant to be based in Bor, South Sudan.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant will be based in Juba and will report to the Director, RoLSIS, or a delegated Rule of Law Officer.

  • Provides administrative and operational assistance in support of planning and implementation of activities/processes (including, but not limited to, reviewing and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of concept notes and budgets, obtaining the necessary approvals and clearances, liaising with vendors, making travel arrangements, etc.);
  • Assists in budget preparation and management, procurement and logistical services;
  • Assists with planning and scheduling, monitors status of activities, timelines and deadlines, and takes necessary action to ensure observance of deadlines;
  • Collaborates with programme managers on planning instruments such as strategies and work plans;
  • Provides assistance on requirements, guidelines, rules and procedures and ensures completeness and accuracy of data;
  • Prepares, maintains and updates files (electronic and paper) and internal databases;
  • Assists with the drafting of review of reports, correspondence and communications;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications/special skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant, progressively responsible experience in programme/ project administration and assistance is required.
  • Experience in usage of office software and databases is required.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with rule of law and/or community violence reduction programming is desirable.
  • Prior experience in the UN system is desirable.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 23-United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan – created by GA Resolution 1996 (2011)-212617-Individual Contractor
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Programme Assistant Jobs 2023

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/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=212617

The Closing Date: 02nd July 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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