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Programme assistant 10 December 2020 Int. Youth UNWomen Morocco

Programme assistant

International Youth
Rabat (MAR)
04 January 2021
12 months
10 December 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support the formulation and the effective implementation of the programmes:

  • Support the planning, implementation and monitoring phases of programmatic activities;
  • Support the development of programme work plans and budgets and in their quarterly updates;
  • Assist in collecting data, assessing and reporting key results for progress reportin and support production of periodic reports (quarterly and/or annual);
  • Support documentation for best practices and lessons learned linked tostrategic and operational objectives of the programmes and assist in writing success stories about results achieved and efforts;
  • Support quality assurance in the review of documentation, reports and e-mails and initiate corrective actions;
  • Support in the preparation of terms of reference for the consultants needed in order to achieve the work plan deliverables;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to programmes meetings and committees;
  • Maintain an efficient filing/documentation system of programme documents, ensuring their safekeeping;
  • Maintain good relations and effective coordination between institutional partners, civil society, and the United Nations development system.

2. Support the financial monitoring of programme activities:

  • Formulate the budget, control allotments, monitor expenditures, and prepare revisions according to the needs of the programmes;
  • Create projects, perform budget revisions in Atlas, and determine unutilized funds;
  • Monitor the setup of budgets in ATLAS to ensure their accordance with budgets agreed with donors and are input into ATLAS;
  • Contribute to the preparation of regular financial reviews and reports of the programmes;
  • Prepare the supporting documents and requests for procurement and payments;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor;
Master degree or equivalent

International Development, International Relations, Political Sciences; Economics, Finance or Equivalent.

12 Months

Up to a 1 year of experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 10 December 2020