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Programme Assistant, Cairo, Egypt, G-5

Level: G-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 5 September 2018 - 5:00pm (Cairo time)
Duty station: Cairo, Egypt
Job ID: 18161
Job Summary

The Position:

The Programme Assistant is responsible for implementing the organizational programme policies and procedures in the UNFPA Country Office (CO) in Egypt. You will deliver quality services in adherence to relevant policies and standards established by the HQs and apply programme-related guidelines, processes and procedures to the UNFPA CO activities.

You will report directly to the Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP) Specialist.

Job Purpose:

In the UNFPA country office in Egypt and in the context of the implementation of the 10th Country Programme, you will play a vital role in providing programme, administrative and financial support to the RH/FP programme and technical team in the UNFPA Egypt Country Office as well as to national counterparts. You will provide quality support to ensure accurate and reliable programme, administrative and financial data and information are available and reported in a timely manner with required quality checks, in line with UNFPA guidelines and procedures.

You will build close relationships with CO programme and operations teams, Regional and HQs-based Programme Specialists, national counterparts, implementing partners as well as the UN agencies for efficient and effective delivery of quality programme support services.

Qualifications and Experience


Completion of secondary school with additional course work/Certificate in public administration, finance or economics.
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

Fluency in English and Arabic are required.

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