Regional Programme Assistant

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United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for building peace.

Vacancy Code VA/ARO/2006/KEN/PRJ/1

Post Title: Regional Programme Assistant

Post Level: Consultants Agreement

Project: UN/ISDR-Africa

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 11 months

Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language

  • University degree in social science, or related field; and work experience in a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in natural disaster management
  • Proven ability to function within a multi-cultural environment;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Fluent English and French with the ability to write clearly and concisely;
  • Working experience on the African Continent would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to DRR Additional Considerations

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

    Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a selected candidate at a level below the advertised level of the post. For more information on UNOPS, including its core values and competencies, please visit the UNOPS website at www.unops.org.

    Vacancies Contact

    Submission of Applications: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), to Mr. Mark Townshend, via e-mail to AfricaVacancies [at] unops.org. Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail).

    Reference Code: RW_6VGHAT-86

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