Programme Associate at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

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  • Kaduna, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) View on Map
  • Post Date : August 23, 2023
  • Apply Before : September 5, 2023
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  • Job ID 31375
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Job Description

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Associate

Job no: 565266
Location: Kaduna
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: G-6
Categories: Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Facilitating the development of programme cooperation agreements (PCAs) by providing information and drafting selected sections of it.
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate recording and administrative processing of government & NGO’s proposals and requests for direct cash transfers (DCTs).
  • Conducting programme monitoring in UNICEF focus districts for cash and supplies and informing team-members on the status.
  • Helping conduct regular spot checks of partner’s projects to assess their financial record-keeping, expenditure controls and reporting systems.
  • Monitoring and tracking the efficient distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery.
  • Supporting the programme section in researching, compiling and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate programme delivery as well as preparation of reports, working papers and presentations.
  • Carrying out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and making amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary.
  • Carrying out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants and programme-related items for his/her section including but not limited to registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants.
  • Preparing monitoring and reporting information for supervisor and team on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results.
  • Regularly monitoring budgets and financial expenditures of section by employing applicable tools, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision and/or follow up.
  • Helping prepare periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme funds.
  • Supports capacity development activities related to programme development by preparing training materials and participating in exercises.

Requirements
Education:

  • Completion of Secondary Education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.

Experience:

  • A minimum of six years of administrative or clerical work experience is required.
  • Prior experience in programme support functions is an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

Application Closing Date
5th September, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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