Programme Assistant – Women Political Empowerment at UN Women, Hargeisa, Somalia

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Deadline: 14 December 2018

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant – Women Political Empowerment in Hargeisa, Somalia. The duration for this post is 1 year.

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UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant – Women Political Empowerment will perform the following functions-

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  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of programmes.
    • Provide administrative support in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
    • Provide administrative support to the executing agencies / responsible parties on routine delivery and reporting of programme supported activities and finances.
    • Provide administrative support for the audit of programmes/ projects and support implementation of audit recommendations.
    • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches and position papers, in collaboration with the Programme team.
  •  Provide administrative support to the financial management of the Programme Unit.
    • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
    • Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programmes/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
    • Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
    • Process payment for consultants, as deleaged.
    • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary education required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration is an asset.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or programme management/support.
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.
  • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
  • Experience in supporting a team is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Somali is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.