- Region: Centre
- Ville: Yaoundé
- Nom entreprise ou personne: UN Volunteers – UNV – PNUD
- Type de contrat: CDD
Offre d’emploi à ONG UN Volunteers – UNV – PNUD : Programme Assistant PVNU (For Cameroonian candidates)
Agency UN Volunteers
Title Programme Assistant PVNU (For Cameroonian candidates)
Job ID 19346
Practice Area – Job Family Management – PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Vacancy End Date (Midnight New York, USA) 22/11/2018
Duty Station Yaounde, Cameroon
Education & Work Experience C-HS Graduate or Equivalent – 5 year(s) experience
Languages Required: Desired: English, French
Vacancy Type TA Local
Posting Type External
Bureau United Nations Volunteers
Contract Duration 364
Under the supervisor of the Programme Analyst, the Programme Assistant provides administrative and operational assistance in UNV Field Unit, in support of volunteer mobilization and deployment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Volunteer mobilization and deployment support
Support the deployment and assignment management of all UN Volunteer modalities;
Support the recruitment of national UN Volunteers, including updating and maintaining a national UN Volunteers local candidate talent pool;
Maintain files of all UN Volunteers assigned to the country, ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports (online) are properly kept, and that related matters requiring action are brought to the attention of his/her supervisor;
Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN Volunteers and flag to his/her supervisor follow-up actions on assignment extensions, renewals and replacements;
Maintain up-to-date volunteer leave records and ensure that all UN Volunteers manage absences as per the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN Volunteers, including their recognized dependents;
Ensure that initial contract documents, beneficiary forms and inventories of personal effects of UN Volunteers are up-to-date, and submitted to UNV headquarters in a timely manner, in accordance with the relevant provisions included in the UN Security Handbook as well as in the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
Liaise with UNV HQ and/or country of recruitment on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN Volunteers and his/her recognized dependents;
Facilitate government clearance and entry visas of incoming UN Volunteers and their recognized dependents;
Provide the necessary support to UN Volunteers upon arrival, to open bank accounts as well as to complete forms required to obtain visas, residence permits, etc.;
Undertake tasks for the local support of the UN Volunteers and recognized dependents in the country including in the cases of medical evacuation, security evacuations or the death of a UN Volunteer;
Ensure all conditions are met before the payment of final entitlements to UN Volunteers at the end of their assignment.
Administrative and logistical support
Maintain inventories of all UNV-supplied, non-expendable equipment, and ensure records of all items purchased for UNV-executed projects are submitted to UNV headquarters;
Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval;
Perform relevant ATLAS HCM roles related for contract management, payroll validation, earnings and deductions, leave management, separations, etc.;
Perform other administrative duties as may be required.
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Ability to persuade others to follow
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
Required Skills and Experience
Completed secondary education;
Certification in administration, accounting or finance desirable
5 years of relevant experience in administration and/or programme support services.
Fluency in English and in the national language of the duty station;
Proficiency in another official UN language is an asset.
Experience using computers and office software packages (ERP, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
Experience in handling of web-based management systems is highly desirable.
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