Work for UNFPA East and Southern Africa
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. The remuneration packages for UNFPA staff members include a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV status.
Reproductive Health Commodity Security
Programme and Monitoring Associate, ESARO, Johannesburg: G7
Deadline for applications: 26 May 2013
Under the guidance of the Director of the East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and the GPRHCS Adviser as direct supervisor, the GPRHCS Programme and Monitoring Associate ensures the effective functioning of financial operations and systems in support of the GPRHCS programme in the ESARO.
He/she works closely with programme and project staff, providing administrative assistance and analysis of projects, and advising managers on programmatic trends and implementation rates. The GPRHCS Progamme and Monitoring Associate is also a member of the ESARO management services team.
The GPRHCS Programme and Monitoring Associate contributes to the development and implementation of effective regional and country programmes in ESA, by providing support in the design, planning and management of GPRHCS funded programmes in the following functions:
- Monitoring of countries workplans and sub-regional activities
- Research support
- Indicators monitoring
- Assistance with Procurement
- General Administrative services
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General requirements for professionals
Pre-requisites for employment with UNFPA generally include an advanced degree in a study pertinent to the Fund's mandate, for example, in demography, public health or gender studies as well as some experience in a developing country, preferably with a development organization.
The applicant should also have the ability to take up assignments in field duty stations as part of a career path with UNFPA. Fluency in English is required; speaking and reading ability in one other United Nations language, preferably French or Spanish is desirable. Please note that UNFPA will only be able to respond to those applicants under serious consideration.
For further information, please contact: Staffing & Recruitment Branch, Division for Human Resources, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 605 3rd avenue, 4th Floor New York, NY 10158, USA. Fax: (212) 297-4908.