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Office ASSISTANT- Moldova Energy and Biomass Project
|Location :||Chisinau, MOLDOVA|
|Application Deadline :||10-Mar-13 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||9 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 years|
|The Moldova Energy and Biomass Project, a 4 year 14.56 million EUR project, funded by the European Union and UNDP and implemented by UNDP aims to contribute to a more secure, competitive and sustainable energy production in the Republic of Moldova through targeted support to the most viable and readily available local source of renewable energy, namely biomass from agricultural wastes.
The project purpose is to increase the use of renewable energy technology significantly through fuel switching and energy efficiency. It primarily focuses on improving heating comfort levels in rural public sector buildings including schools and community centres by using readily available waste straw supplied from local agricultural enterprises. The project will also stimulate local markets for improved household heating, industrial cogeneration, and biomass-based briquetting, as well as raise local capacity in the biomass sector, and promote the benefits of biomass energy and the project.
The project consists of four inter-related components as follows:
Duties and Responsibilities
|Office Assistant will work under guidance and direct supervision of the Project Associate and Project Manager in order to ensure smooth running of the Moldova Energy and Biomass Project office, provision of administrative and financial services of the highest quality and standards to the project team, UNDP Country office, as well as national counterparts and clients.
In addition, the Office Assistant will assist both the Project Associate and Project Manager and other project staff in implementation of day-to-day activities, when needed.
The Office Assistant applies and promotes the principles of results-based management (RBM), as well as a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNDP programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.
The key results have an impact on the overall successful implementation and achievement of the objectives of the Project. The information provided facilitates decision-making of the Project Board and UNDP management.
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Required Skills and Experience
Applications should be submitted on line and preferably include Personal History Form (P11). Failure to disclose prior employment or making false representations on this form will be grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of his/her application or termination, where the appointment or contract has been issued. Please note that only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted. Only citizens of the Republic of Moldova are eligible to apply.
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.