NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant

Level: G-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 9 November 2017 - 5:00pm (Rangoon time)
Duty station: Multiple Location ( Hpa-An, Kayin State and Nay Pyi Taw)
Job ID: 12646

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF MYANMAR.

Duty Station: Multiple(Hpa-An, Kayin State and Nay Pyi Taw)

Position Summary:

 The Programme Assistant is located in the decentralized sub-offices in Hpa-An and Nay Pyi Taw reports to the International Programme Specialist GBV/ Head of sub-office and Assistant Representative respectively.

UNFPA’s Fourth Country Programme Document (2018-2022) for Myanmar was approved by the Executive Board in September 2017. The Programme focuses on three key areas of intervention 1) sexual and reproductive health  2) gender equality and women’s empowerment and 3) population dynamics. The proposed Country Programme is aligned with new UNFPA’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021  and the first United Nations Development Assistance Framework (2018-2022). Youth and adolescents as well as gender equality and related human rights, are mainstreamed throughout the programme.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience 

Education:

Completion of secondary level education required. First level university degree desirable.

Knowledge and Experience: 

• 5 years previous relevant experience in programme/project management;

• Previous experience in the UN is an asset;

• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;

• Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Power-point, etc.;

• Good writing and communication skills;

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

• Working experience in respective sub-office is an asset;

• Knowledge on the local context is desirable.

Languages:

Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential with ability to write clearly and concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages. Knowledge of local languages in Kayin states for the post of Hpa-An is an asset.
 

  

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Myanmar
Population : 53.4 mil
Fertility rate
2.2
Maternal Mortality Ratio
178
Contraceptives prevalence rate
53
Population aged 10-24
28%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 48%
Girls 49%