Young Professional Officer

United Nations Pakistan

Job Details:
Industry: N.G.O./Social Services
Category: Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Service Contract (SC) ( firstshift )
Department: UNDP
Job Location: Islamabad
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education Masters
Degree Title: Master’s degree in economics, social sciences or a related field.
Career Level: SB-1
Minimum Experience: Fresh
Work Permit: Pakistan
Apply By: Jun 13, 2012
Posted: Jun 1, 2012
Job Description:

Working under the supervision of the Assistant Country Director /Chief, Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit (CPRU), the Young Professional Officer will provide core professional assistance and support to the Unit Chief and Programme Officers.

More specifically, the responsibilities include:

  • Assist Unit Chief and Programme Officers in connection with project implementation to achieve set targets.
  • Provide regular assistance to Unit colleagues in preparation of cost sharing agreements and new project formulations in order to achieve resource mobilization targets.
  • Assist the Supervisor in identification and development of new project proposals; participate actively in the project formulation process by devising components of the project documents.
  • Provide technical support to the Unit Chief, Programme Officers and Project Counterparts in preparation/processing of project documents.
  • Support the Unit in the successful management and monitoring of programmes being implemented by UNDP in disaster prone areas.
  • Timely management of assigned projects with the coordination of relevant Programme Officers to ensure compliance with the Project Cycle Operations Manual (PCOM) guidelines.
  • Draft routine letters, prepare powerpoint presentations, provide inputs to Unit work plan and respond to e-mail communications on a daily basis.