Programme Associate at UN Women, Baghdad, Iraq


Deadline: 28 April 2019

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate in Baghdad, Iraq. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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The Programme Associate works with and provides support to the members of the Programme Team in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent with UN Women rules and regulations.

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

Key Job Responsibilities

The Programme Associate 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.
    • Provide technical guidance to the country office and executing agencies on routine delivery and reporting of programme supported activities and finances.
  • 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 budget preparation and the finances of programmes/projects; including the finalization of FACE forms.
  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Unit
    • Undertake all logistical, administrative and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
    • Make travel arrangements for the Programme Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  • Provide administrative support to Resource Mobilization
    • Prepare cost-sharing and other agreements; follow up on contributions within the country office resource mobilization efforts.
    • Organize, compile and process information from donors, country office, and programme team, as inputs to various databases and documents.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing
    • Provide administrative support synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices related to programme management and finance.
    • Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on programme and operations related issues.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary education required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration is an asset.
  • At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in administration 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.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.