NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant, Yangon, Myanmar Country Office, G5

Level: G-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 26 June 2018 - 5:00pm(Yangon time)
Duty station: Yangon, Myanmar
Job ID: 16805

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

Position summary:

The Programme Assistant position is located in Yangon and reports to Programme Analyst.

Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Deputy Representative and with the direct supervision of Programme Analyst, Programme Assistant, in close coordination with UNFPA CO in Yangon and sub-offices, the incumbent provides programme, administrative and financial support to the programme and technical team in compliance with UNFPA policies and procedures.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education:   

Completion of secondary school with additional course work in public administration, finance or economics.

Knowledge and Experience:  

5 years previous relevant experience including some experience in research assistance will be an asset;

Previous experience in the UN is an asset;

Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills;

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

Good knowledge of Atlas / Peoplesoft or other ERP system;

Good writing and communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

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 UNFPA target states and regions is an asset.

Other Desirable Skills: 

Proficiency in current office software applications; good basic knowledge of finances and mastery of a series of financial and spreadsheet software.

 

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%