Re-Advertisement: Project Clerk - (Open to Egyptian Nationals Only)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Cairo, EGYPT
Application Deadline :17-Sep-15 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Service Contract
Post Level :SB-2
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
01-Oct-2015
Duration of Initial Contract :One Year

Background

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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

UN Women (UNW) Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) is Implementing a regional project on economically empowering and addressing violence against Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt and vulnerable women in Syria.

The project, funded by the Japanese government seeks to:

  • Empower women economically through income generation activities to enable them support their livelihoods for the day after
  • Address violence against women and support women’s meaningful participation in community decision making processes

Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist, the Project Clerk will have the responsibility of providing administrative support to the project to support effective implementation of project activities.


Duties and Responsibilities

The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the project management and success in the implementation of project activities.  Accurate analysis and presentation of information enhances the project. The information provided facilitates decision making of the management.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support periodic project reporting of the regional project for Syrian refugees;
  • Support processing of financial advances to partners and keeps records of relevant project cooperation agreements;
  • Support to project knowledge building and knowledge sharing;
  • Perform project related administrative tasks to facilitate effective project implementation.


Competencies

Core Values:

Integrity:

  • Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Professionalism:

  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.

Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff;
  • Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Functional Competencies:

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents)in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formatssuch as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software;
  • Edits, formats and provides inputs to correspondence, reports, documents and/or presentations using work processing, spreadsheets and databases meeting quality standards and requiring minimal correction;
  • Shows sound grasp of grammar, spelling and structure in the required language;
  • Ensures correspondence, reports and documents comply with established UN standards;
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard.

Managing Data:

  • Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases;
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative;
  • Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy;
  • Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others.

Managing documents, correspondence and reports:

  • Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents)in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formatssuch as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software;
  • Edits, formats and provides inputs to correspondence, reports, documents and/or presentations using work processing, spreadsheets and databases meeting quality standards and requiring minimal correction;
  • Shows sound grasp of grammar, spelling and structure in the required language;
  • Ensures correspondence, reports and documents comply with established UN standards;
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard.

Planning, organizing and multi-tasking:

  • Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships;
  • Lans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines;
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs;
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support.

Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.

Experience:

  • 4 years of relevant administrative experience;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Experience in handling web-based management systems.

Language:

  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.


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.


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