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Program Associate - DG
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||09-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 years|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
UN Women Kenya in its Strategic Note 2019-2022 in line UNDAF and Kenya vision 2030 in supporting national priorities on Gender Equality and Women’s’ empowerment among other normative frameworks, as well as the follow-up and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides coherent support to Government, Parliament, Academia, indigenous and women´s organizations, justice system and UN entities, through providing upstream policy and programme advise, promoting a human rights-based approach to achieve sustainable development, improving national systems, sharing of good practices and lessons learned, strengthening normative and operational linkages, and promoting South-South cooperation. In this mandate, the role of UN Women Kenya is key in ensuring that the above are achieved.
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Programme Associate works with and provides support to the members of the DG Team in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. S/he provides programme, administrative, and logistical assistance to the team for the smooth programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of DG programmes
Provide administrative support to the financial management of the DG Programme Unit
Provide administrative support to the DG Programme Unit
Provide administrative support to resource mobilization
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
• Completion of secondary education required.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration is an asset.
• At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or Programme management/support.
• Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.
• Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
• Experience in supporting a team is an asset.
• Experience in liaising with government agencies and or donors is an asset
• Fluency in English is required.
• Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.