Under the overall guidance of the Representative and the direct supervision of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Programme Specialist, the Program Assistant supports the SRHR programme team and is responsible for providing programme and administrative and logistics support, document management, to support the programme planning, implementation and monitoring activities of the Programme Specialists and Analysts assigned to the team.
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experience
Completed Secondary Level Education required.
First level university degree in business/public administration, finance, economics or relevant social science discipline desirable.
Knowledge and Experience:
Five years of relevant experience in project/programme management in private, national and/or international organizations;
Proficiency in current office software applications and a good basic knowledge of finances and mastery of a series of financial and spreadsheet software;
Previous experience in the UN is an asset;
Good knowledge of ERP, PeopleSoft or other web-based integrated system required;
Good writing and communication skills.
Fluency in oral and written English and Portuguese languages is required.
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