UN Programme Assistant Job Vacancy

UNDP Kenya invites applications for the following position:
Position Information
Post Title:Programme Assistant
Contract Type:Service Contract
Grade / Band: SB3

Direct Supervisor: Chief Technical Adviser
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration: One year renewable subject to funding and performance
Date of Issue: 11 February 2015
Closing Date: 20 February 2015
Background: UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa is implementing a three year project, ‘strengthening the capacity of IGAD in building resilience in the Horn of Africa’ (2015-2017).

In order to ensure the smooth implementation of the project activities, UNDP is seeking to recruit a Programme Assistant to provide financial, administrative and logistical support to the project.

Education and Experience: 
  • Secondary Education preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences or Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
  • 5 years of relevant administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level. 
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is an added advantage.
For the full terms of reference and application procedures please access the UNDP e-recruitment portal through the following link -https://undpcareers.partneragencies.org/
Notice: UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing pattern