Programme Associate at UN Women, Tirana, Albania

Deadline: 18 December 2018

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate in Tirana, Albania. The duration for this post is 1 year.
The Programme Associate will be responsible for assisting the implementation, reporting and evaluation of the programmes.

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-

  • Support to formulation of programme strategies and Country programme Action Plan.
    • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for identification of areas for support and programme implementation.
    • Provision of programme and administrative support in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.
  • Support to Programme Management
    • Creation of projects in Atlas, preparation of budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial closure of a project.
    • Assistance in the monitoring and reporting on various sub-contracted activities and services as required, in accordance to programme needs.
    • Organize, compile and process information from donors, Regional Office and programme team, as inputs to various databases and documents.
    • Support in the tracking and reporting on mobilized resources.
  • Administrative and Financial Management support to the Programmes
    • Support in the review of Financial Reports.
    • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects registers.
    • Prepare cost sharing and trust fund agreements, follow-up on contributions within the CO resource mobilization efforts.
    • Support all procurement processes as per UN Women rules and procedures and support to implementing partners in the execution of UN Women funded projects and activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the programme and/or UN Women management.
  • Support to knowledge building and sharing
    • Participatie in the trainings for the operations/ projects personnel.
    • Contribute to knowledge networks and sharing.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences and other related areas.
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.
  • Prior working experience for international organizations is an added advantage
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
  • Fluency in English and Albanian.
  • Nationality of Albania.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.