Programme Assistant at UNICEF, Tehran, Iran

Deadline: 2 September 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant in Tehran, Iran.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant will perform the following functions-

  • Compile data and information on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers, and presentations.
  • Prepare and maintains records pertaining to programme planning and development for his/her respective section.
  • Carry out transactions, ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and makes amendments and alterations as per section revisions, when necessary.
  • Arrange meetings, workshops and training courses, and provides support in making the necessary logistical arrangements.
  • Follow up both internally with the supply section and externally with counterparts to ensure supplies for programme implementation are delivered in a timely and accurate manner.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.
  • Experience in health and development programmes and/or humanitarian contexts is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Farsi is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is considered as an asset.
  • Nationality of Iran.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.