NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant,G-5,Cairo,Egypt (Re-Advertisement)

Level: G-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 5 April 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Cairo, Egypt
Job ID: 22070

Note: This is a re-advertisement.  All candidates who have previously applied need not re-apply.  Thank you.

The Position:

The Programme Assistant is responsible for implementing the organizational programme policies and procedures in the UNFPA Country Office (CO) in Egypt. You will deliver quality services in adherence to relevant policies and standards established by the HQs and apply programme-related guidelines, processes and procedures to the UNFPA CO activities.   

You will report directly to the Assistant Representative.

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.

Education:

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

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

Languages:

Fluency in English and Arabic are required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Egypt
Population : 101.2 mil
Fertility rate
3.1
Maternal Mortality Ratio
33
Contraceptives prevalence rate
61
Population aged 10-24
26%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 81%
Girls 82%