Programme Assistant, GS5, Fixed Term Appointment, open for the nationals of North Macedonia only
Job no: 535649
Position type: Fixed Term Appointment
Location: Macedonia, TFYR Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS
School/Unit: North Macedonia
Department/Office: Skopje, North Macedonia
Categories: Support: Programme
UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, education
How can you make a difference?
Under the close supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the programme assistant supports the Education Section and the Child Rights Monitoring Specialist by carrying out a range of procedural, administrative, and operational tasks, to help develop, implement and monitor their country programme, ensuring timely and effective delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.
S/He supports the Education Section and the Child Rights Monitoring Specialist in the compilation and coordination of key work products, ensuring deadlines are met and that established rules and procedures are followed. The support provided by the programme assistant therefore creates the strongest possible administrative platform from which the country programme can then be delivered. The key results have an impact on the overall performance of the country office and success in the implementation of project/programme activities.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
Core ValuesCare Respect Integrity Trust Accountability
The functional competencies required for this post are...
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Advertised: Jan 15 2021 Central European Standard Time Application close: Jan 30 2021 Central European Standard TimecWYZJET-nAHY1
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