United Nations Environment Programme Jobs in Kenya

United Nations Environment Programme Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities

Human Resources Management:
• Coordinate various actions related to the administration of the unit's human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, relocation, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc.
• Oversee the maintenance of vacancy announcement files and keeps track of status of vacancy announcements.
• Review and process personnel actions in UMOJA.
• Advise staff on visa matters.
• Provide advice and answer general queries on classification procedures and processes.
• Provide information and advice to staff/consultants with respect to conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.
• Monitor staffing tables for a variety of human resource activities, e.g., appointments, retirement, expiration of appointments, reassignments, transfer and movement of staff.

Budget and Finance:
• Provide expert assistance in the preparation and development of the unit's work programme and budget.
• Assist in monitoring budget/work programme with respect to various budgets, trust funds, grant and other funds on a regular basis, and suggests reallocation of resources and implements the reallocation as necessary.
• Collect data from relevant databases and prepares customized financial reports.
• Provide assistance in the review, and preparation of the medium-term plan and its revisions.
• Review, analyse and assist in the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements from departments/offices at headquarters and in the field, including programmatic aspects;
• Assist managers in the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions.
• Monitor budget implementation/expenditures and recommend reallocation of funds as necessary.
• Review requisitions for goods and services to ensure (a) correct objects of expenditure have been charged, and (b) availability of funds.
• Monitor extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.
• Assist in the preparation of budget performance submissions.
• Assist in finalization of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have passed the United Nations Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) or the Global General Service Test (GGST) at Headquarters or an equivalent locally-administered test at Offices away from Headquarters.

    Work Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative services, finance, accounting, audit, human resources or related area.
  • Working knowledge in Enterprise Resource Platform (ERP) system is required. Experience with programmes dealing with global environmental funding is desirable.

    Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable.

    Assessment

  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 4th October 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Environment Programme Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya




    United Nations Environment Programme Management Assistant Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes for the
    programme of work.
  • Research, compile, analyse, summarize, and present basic information/data on specific programmes/project and related topics.
  • Assist in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation.
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provide assistance in the interpretation of budget guidelines.
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of programmes/projects; categorize, update,
    track and analyse data related to programmes/projects;
  • Collaborate with programme/project managers on performance reporting; provide assistance on reporting requirements, guidelines, rules and procedures and ensure completeness and accuracy of data submitted.
  • Draft programme/project summary, coordinate review and clearance process, and coordinate with editor, translation services.
  • Serve as focal point for coordination, monitoring and expedition of programme/project implementation activities,
  • Draft correspondence and communications related to all aspects of programme/project administration.

    Education

  • Completion of high diploma is required.
  • Additional technical training in administration, accounting, finance or other relevant field is required.

    Work Experience

  • Minimum of seven years of work experience responsible experience in the field of programmatic, administrative and/or communications support or in other related fields is desirable.
  • Experience in the monitoring and evaluation of programmes/projects is desirable.

    Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

    Assessment

  • Evaluation of qualified candidates for this position may include a substantive assessment which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 20th September 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Environment Programme Management Assistant Jobs in Kenya




    United Nations Environment Programme Intern Programme Management Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Logistics, Communication & Administration towards the 2017 Environment Assembly's preparation;
  • Accredition of Civil Society organizations, database management, website management, client servicing, assessing the registration portals.
  • Civil society engagement at regional and global level towards the 2017 UN Environment Assembly with a focus on supporting meetings, preparatory conferences and workshops and their relevant organization.
  • Support towards meeting planning and organization;
  • Support of the Partnerships Unit in engaging the Private Sector, in particular support the development of a database of private sector partners, provide regular updates to the website, contribute to the planning and organization of meetings and conferences on private sector engagement;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education

    Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Preferred area of study: Studies in Environmental and Development Policy, Media and Communication and or relevant Education or Capacity Development Field.

    Work Experience

  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.

    Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For this internship, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.

    Assessment

  • Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 13th September 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Environment Programme Intern Programme Management Jobs in Kenya

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