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Title of Post: Senior Programme Assistant
Post Number: 10005829
Vacancy Notice No: NEP/064/2022
Category/grade: General Service/G5
Type of contract: Fixed-term appointment
Location: Kathmandu, NEPAL
Date of Issue: 20 April 2022
Effective date of assignment: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 03 May 2022
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships:
The Senior Programme Assistant would normally receive guidance from more senior programme staff in the operation/bureau/division. The incumbent may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/region programme(s). UNHCR Manual, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the Senior Program Assistant. S/he is expected to have contacts within the organization and outside the duty station, as well as with partners and other stakeholders to collect information, monitor programme activities and implement administrative requirements. The incumbent is expected to work in line with the multi-functional team (MFT) approach as defined within the Program Manual, ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders in all phases of the Program Management Cycle.
To be successful in this job, the candidate shall have relevant professional experience of not less than two years, preferably with the NGO or UN sector and its persons of concern would be a distinct advantage. The country strategic priorities focus on advocacy, economic inclusion and livelihoods; thus the operation is looking for the candidate with good communication skills, familiarity with digital data collection and relevant computer skills.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
Minimum Qualifications: (Education & Professional Work Experience)
Years of Experience / Degree Level
Relevant Job Experience (Essential)
Interested staff members should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS, UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.2). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.
In line with the RALS, the below categories of candidates are eligible to apply for internally/externally advertised vacancies
Group 1 candidates: Group 1 comprises current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment who, at the date of the deadline for application, are serving in the country of the vacancy at the grade of the position or one grade below or above.
Group 2 candidates: Group 2 comprises candidates from the below categories after completion of one cumulative or continuous year of service in the country of the vacancy. They must also meet the essential minimum requirements of the position.
External candidates: External candidates are candidates who are not in Group 1 or Group 2. They must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.
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