Programme Associate (HIV/AIDS) at UNICEF, Dakar, Senegal

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Deadline: 15 May 2019

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate (HIV/AIDS) in Dakar, Senegal.

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The Programme Associate (HIV/AIDS) will responsible for the accomplishment of administrative functions in support of the HIV/AIDS section.

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Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Programme Associate (HIV/AIDS) will perform following functions-

  • Support to programme implementation
    • Compile qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers and presentations.
    • Carry out transactions in VISION 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.
    • Support in travel organization in terms of flight bookings, raising travel authorization and processing making sure TA is approved before SM travels.
    • Address monthly shortfalls within the stipulated time set by finance section.
    • Maintain accurate and updated standard office tracking documents for the section which include attendance report and leave plans. Update office wide calendar on share point with sections leave and travel plans.
  • Support in grant management and contribution management
    • Monitor budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision and/or follow up.
    • Support section in ensuring that all funds commitment, contracts (both individual and intuitional) as well as funds reservations are raised for the anticipated period of project as per funding availability taking care of donor conditions.
    • Monitor grants received in the section taking attention to expiring grants.
    • Prepare summaries of utilization of funds for head of section.
  • Support in resource mobilization
    • Compile and organize information and data pertaining to donors (both current and potential).
    • Compile and organize data and information to assist in the preparation of periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme fund.
  • Support in knowledge management and capacity building
    • Gather and share information as needed in support of improving the processes and daily operations of the section.
    • Support capacity development activities related to performance monitoring, programme development, and related internal UNICEF systems/tools by drafting necessary correspondence.
    • Maintain an up to date list of HIV/AIDS focal points and their email addresses.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the purpose of this post, which may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • Minimum 6 years of progressively responsible administrative work, of which at least 1 year is closely related to support of programme activities.
  • Prior Relevant experience working in a UN system will be considered an asset.
  • Fluency in French.
  • Good working knowledge of English.
  • Ability to effectively manage the section’s material resources and monitor its budget.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other UNICEF software such as SharePoint.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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