Under the overall guidance of the Director, Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC) and direct supervision of the Programme/MEA Liaison Officer, the Programme Assistant will be responsible for:
Perform other duties as may be required.
Education: Completion of secondary school is required. Supplementary training relating to business administration, finance, accounting and project management is an asset.
Experience: Ten years of progressively responsible experience in programme or project administration, technical cooperation or related areas.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required.
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. See UN website: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowance/index.html
Preference will be given to equally qualified women candidates.
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her.
In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. This is a temporary vacancy.
Appointment against this post is for a limited duration and does not carry any expectancy, legal or otherwise for renewal.
All applications to be sent to the following address on or before the deadline of 04 April.
Applicants should send a completed United Nations P.11 or Galaxy Personal History Form together with a covering letter of one to two pages summarizing how they meet the requirements of the job to:
Email: recruitment [at] unon.org
UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the email address above.
Please Quote Vacancy Announcement No.: GS-13-09
UNEP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of these offices and requesting the payment of a fee please contact: recruitment [at] unon.org.
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