Fixed Term Appointment

NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant

9 November 2017

Myanmar

Job ID 12646
Level GS-5
No. of Position 2 Posts
Duty station

Hpa-An, Kayin State and

Nay Pyi Taw

Contract Type Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date 09 November 2017 - 5:00pm (Rangoon time)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF MYANMAR.

Position Summary:

The Programme Assistant is located in the decentralized sub-offices in Hpa-An and Nay Pyi Taw reports to the International Programme Specialist GBV/ Head of sub-office and Assistant Representative respectively.

 

UNFPA’s Fourth Country Programme Document (2018-2022) for Myanmar was approved by the Executive Board in September 2017. The Programme focuses on three key areas of intervention 1) sexual and reproductive health  2) gender equality and women’s empowerment and 3) population dynamics. The proposed Country Programme is aligned with new UNFPA’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021  and the first United Nations Development Assistance Framework (2018-2022). Youth and adolescents as well as gender equality and related human rights, are mainstreamed throughout the programme.

 

Requirements: Qualifications and Experience 

Education:

Completion of secondary level education required. First level university degree desirable.

 

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • 5 years previous relevant experience in programme/project management;
  • Previous experience in the UN is an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Power-point, etc.;
  • Good writing and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Working experience in respective sub-office is an asset;
  • Knowledge on the local context is desirable.

 

Languages:

Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential with ability to write clearly and concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages. Knowledge of local languages in Kayin states for the post of Hpa-An is an asset.

 

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