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Programme Assistant (Peace)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||30-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 Year with possibility for extension|
You are invited to join a team of dedicated development professionals whose primary role is to support the Philippines to achieve the 2030 Agenda. As part of the UNDP team your focus will be to work with multiple stakeholders to find the country specific solutions that lead to the eradication of poverty and to ensure no one is left behind - and we reach those furthest behind first.
You will be confronted with diverse development challenges, including addressing basic development needs, supporting institutional transformations to enable sustainable development, and enabling rapid recovery from shocks, crises and conflicts by strengthening development pathways. These development challenges are not mutually exclusive. In fact, they often coexist, requiring tailored integrated solutions that can adequately address specific deficits and barriers.
We place a premium on national ownership in the analysis, design and implementation of solutions, as well as a partnership-based approach to leverage the range of skills and resources needed – public and private. We work closely with all stakeholders in society to find innovative solutions to old development problems.
UNDP is looking for individuals who have the analytical, planning and implementation capacities that can address links, choices and connections across many issues and sectors. We seek individuals who can apply global best practice to national contexts. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to making a positive contribution to Development in the Philippines.
Pooled in one team in support of UNDP 3 outcome areas, and under the rotational supervision of an Outcome Lead the Programme Assistants provides the necessary support in execution of services in the CO Programme Unit, supports the design, planning and management of the country programme portfolio by facilitating programme and project implementation. The Programme Assistants promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Programme Assistants work in close collaboration with the operations, MSU, programme and project teams in the CO staff for resolving programme related issues and information delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support the administration and implementation of programme strategies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results:
2. Provides effective support to management of the CO programme focusing on the achievement of the following results:
3. Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit and overall support to the Programme oversight to Projects (NIM/DIM) focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
Required Skills and Experience
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.