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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||26-Dec-12|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||one year|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
|The Framework Team (FT) is an informal forum of 22 UN agencies, departments, funds and programmes that provides coordinated interagency support to RC/UNCTs in countries going through complex political transitions to take early action for conflict prevention. Through the Framework Team the UN departments/agencies can “Deliver as One” on the early prevention of potential violent conflicts. FT support will help the UNCT to develop a conflict prevention strategy with commensurate programming within the context of the UNDAF that will have multi-agency support from HQ.
The Framework Team (FT) Secretariat is seeking a Programme Associate, who – under the direct supervision of the Senior Secretary of the Framework Team (FT) (and the Secretary of the FT in the absence of the Senior Secretary) – will provide programme and administrative support services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work. The Secretariat is hosted by UNDP/BCPR and supports the 22 members of the Framework Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
The support of the Programme Assistant will help ensure the smooth and effective operation of the Framework Team, including a well-managed budget and donor communication; timely and well-planned organization of meeting workshops, trainings, and other events; development of quality communications, notes and reports; up-to-date management of membership information.
PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESULTS-BASED MANAGEMENT
PROMOTING ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING
Knowledge Sharing & Continuous Learning: Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others
Required Skills and Experience
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.