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Programme Associate (HHD)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to hire a Programme Associate (HHD) who ill work with the HIV, Health and Development Team for Africa. The Programme Associate is an integral part of the team, providing services to both the regional programme implementation activities and to the technical support and policy advisory functions carried out by the team in 44 African countries. The Programme Associate will also work with key partners such as the African Union Commission, the Regional Economic Communities, donors, governments, other UN agencies, the UNAIDS Secretariat and civil society partners in the region. The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, cluster, and project teams in the Regional Centre, the UNDP Country Offices and UNDP HQ staff to resolve complex programme and operational issues, exchange information and support programme delivery.
Contract type: Service Contract (SB4) – * Service Contract is a non-staff contractual modality.
Duration: One year (renewable)
Qualification and experience: M.A./M.Sc. or B.A/B.Sc. Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences
Interested applicants must have at least 4 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience (2 years with Master’s Degree) required at the national or international level; experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and experience working with UNDP rules and regulations (desirable).
How To Apply:
UNDP is committed to achieving work force diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
It is UNDP’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to persons having a physical or mental impairment when they are qualified and when a reasonable prognosis does not suggest a significant change in the person‘s capabilities and skills in the near future. To that end, every effort is made to modify the functional requirements of positions and the physical facilities associated with them, when that will facilitate the employment of qualified disabled persons.