NATIONAL POST: Programme and Administrative Associate, Windhoek, Namibia, G-6

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 22 April 2019 - 5:00pm(Windhoek time)
Duty station: Windhoek, Namibia
Job ID: 22517

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF NAMIBIA.

The Position

The Program and Administrative Associate supports the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country programme by providing and managing data inputs, providing logistical support, monitoring programme/project implementation and following up on recommendations while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work in accordance with UNFPA programme and financial rules and regulations.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Completed Secondary Level education. 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in project/programme management, administration and general office support or related area.
  • Experience in supporting ASRH, gender and HIV prevention projects will be an added advantage.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to organize effectively, work under pressure with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Dedication to UN principles and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with persons of different national background
  • Proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing and computerized accounting systems

Languages:

Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages is desirable.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Namibia
Population : 2.6 mil
Fertility rate
3.2
Maternal Mortality Ratio
265
Contraceptives prevalence rate
60
Population aged 10-24
31%