Programme Assistant - Child Protection

United Nations Pakistan

Job Details:
Industry: N.G.O./Social Services
Category: Child Protection
Total Position: 1
Job Type: TA (Temporary Appointment)
Department: UNICEF
Job Location: Karachi
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education Matriculation
Degree Title: Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to the work of the organization.
Career Level: GS-5
Minimum Experience: 5 Years(Five years job related experience. Knowledge of UNICEF financial management and supply/procurement procedure is desirable.)
Salary Range: PKR. 70,000 to 90,000/month
Work Permit: Pakistan
Apply By: Mar 25, 2012
Posted: Mar 16, 2012
Job Description:

1. Supports in preparing necessary project documents, correspondence and ensure its correctness. May be required to carry out specific control tasks for project implementation.

2. Arranges appointments, receives visitors, places and screens telephone calls, answers queries with discretion, responds to routine requests for information and assists in making travel arrangements.

3. Maintains and keeps current registers and control plans on the status of

Projects at the formulation, implementation and operational stages.

4. Maintains office records and reference files on various subjects. Carries out data entry and retrieves information.

5. Makes monitoring trip as and when required to follow-up project progress.

6. Receives and screens correspondence and attaches relevant background information and alerting the supervisors on the pending deadlines.

7. Processes and examine the information and data in accordance with instructions received, making necessary abstracts and computations.

8. Assists in the arrangements of meetings/workshops etc. organized by UNCEF

9.Assist/follow up to counterparts on outstanding cash advances, review vouches accounts upon submission for liquidation> 6 months

10. Takes notes at meetings and prepares & circulates minutes after approval.

Skills Required
Good knowledge of written and spoken English. Fluency in the local language is an asset. .

-Excellent computer software skills for Word Processing, Spreadsheet etc.
-Ability to function as a team member.
-Ability to draft minutes, letters and general correspondence.
-Familiarity with financial and accounting principals is an asset.
-Good negotiation and persuasion skills.