Programme Management Assistant

Vacancy Announcement

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Vacancy No: FPA/15/002 Level: SB-3
Job Title: Programme Management Assistant Duty Station: Based at Ministry of Women’s Affairs
Contract type: Service Contract Deadline: 17 July 2015 at 3 p.m

Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will be based in the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and report directly to the UNFPA Deputy Representative and liaise with Gender Analyst, under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative in preparing and updating the annual work plan; prepare budget revisions if and when required. She/he will report on a day-to-day base and provide both administrative and technical support to 1) The Project Coordinator of MoWA-UNFPA program; and 2) the UNFPA Deputy Representative to undertake the following specific tasks:

♦ Proactively contribute to day-to-day annual workplan implementation and ensure compliance with the UNFPA programme and financial rules and regulations, including NEX audits, OFA management.
♦ Assist all aspects of human resources in the MOWA-UNFPA program
♦ Assist the management of all monitoring and evaluation the progress in implementation of programme activities throughout the programme timeline; Assist MoWA to review, verify and ensure expenditure reports from MoWA team are accurate and in accordance with UNFPA requirements;
♦ Ensure follow-up for implementation of audit recommendations of the workplan related to the following areas.
♦ Perform other related tasks that may be required by the project.

Qualifications and Experience
♦ At least a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, preferably in one of the following: gender studies; public health, social development
♦ A minimum of five years of relevant experience related to gender program development and management;
♦ Knowledge of rights-based approach in social development;
♦ Good knowledge and understanding of the gender issues in Cambodia
♦ Working experience in policy analysis, and advocacy for gender in the context of gender base violence, health and sustainable development; and working experience in communication and advocacy including editing and presentation related works.
♦ Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, results-based management and reporting, formulation and monitoring of projects/programmes.
♦ Fluency in written and spoken Khmer and English
♦ Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and concisely in written and oral form.
♦ Knowledge of computer systems and applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
♦ English proficiency is desirable.

How to apply
Applications should be sent to UNFPA Cambodia, address directly to Dr Marc Derveeuw G.L., Representative, Phnom Penh Center, North Building, Room 526, Corner Sihanouk (274) and Sothearos (3) Boulevard, Tonle Bassac, Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Application must be supported with P11 (mandatory). The Personal History Form (P11) and Job Description can be obtained from Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UNFPA retains the right to contact referees directly.

There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV status.