NATIONAL POST: Programme Associate, Youth, Gender and Population & Development, Maputo, Mozambique, G-6

  • Level: G-6
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 14 May 2019 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Maputo, Mozambique

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

The Position

Under the overall guidance of the Representative and the Deputy Resident, and the direct supervision of the Youth Programme Specialist, team leader, the Program Associate supports the Youth, gender and P&D programmes. S/he works in close collaboration with the Programme Specialists and Analysts in the team and with the Operations Unit in the Country Office to ensure effective and efficient programme implementation of the country programme.  

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 required. First level university degree in business/public administration, finance, economics or relevant social science discipline desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Six years of relevant experience in programme planning, monitoring and data support systems and in financial management in private, national and/or international organizations.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and a good basic knowledge of finances and mastery of a series of financial and spreadsheet software.
  • Previous experience in the UN is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of ERP, PeopleSoft or other web-based integrated system required.
  • Good writing and communication skills.

Languages:

Fluency in oral and written English and Portuguese languages is required. 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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