Effective Governanc Prog Assoc

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 27 January 2017

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  • Support to formulation of programme strategies and the Sub-regional programme document and implementation plan
  • Support to management of the UNDP Solomon Islands programme
  • Administrative support to the Programme Unit
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Support to resource mobilization
  • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for identification of areas for support and programme formulation/implementation.
  • Presentation of background information for formulation of programmes and projects, draft project documents, annual and quarterly work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.
  • Creation of project in Atlas, preparation of budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial closing of a project
  • Corresponds with implementing agencies on routine matters.
  • Presentation of information for the audit of NEX and DEX projects and supports the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Review of NIM and DIM financial reports, vendor’s approval in Atlas, preparation of non-PO vouchers
  • Maintain the internal expenditures control system to ensure that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas.
  • Take timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
  • Creation of requisitions in Atlas for projects, registration of goods receipt in Atlas.
  • Making budget check for requisitions, Purchase Orders and vouchers.
  • Assist in the drafting of briefing materials for official missions.
  • Assist in the preparation of meetings, trainings and other events, including scheduling.
  • Provide general secretarial and administrative assistance to his/her respective team as well as the overall programme unit to provide backstopping and when requested, in spirit of team work.
  • Ensure smooth flow of information among the team members.
  • Assist in the identification and selection of project personnel through the advertisement of TORs, and preparation of shortlist of candidates.
  • Analysis of information on donors, preparation of donor’s profile.
  • Track and reporting on mobilized resources. Review of contributions agreements; managing contributions in Atlas.
  • Participation in the trainings for the operations/project staff on programme.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice, and focal person for thematic areas: poverty reduction/crisis prevention/governance/environment
  • Identifies relevant information for advocacy for a variety of audiences
  • Provides information and documentation on specific stages of projects/programme implementation
  • Provides background information to identify opportunities for project development and helps drafting proposals
  • Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives
  • Maintains databases of donor information
  • Tracks and reports on mobilized resources
  • Documents and tracks innovative strategies/best practices/new approaches
  • Responds positively to new approaches Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)

Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations

  • Maintains information/databases on potential and actual donors
  • Maintains database of project files
  • Provides data and information needed for preparation of project documents

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing


  • Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things 
  • Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding and knowledge of the current guidelines and project management tools, and utilizes these regularly in work assignments
  • Identifies relevant information for advocacy for UNDP’s goals for a variety of audiences
  • Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  • Responds to client needs promptly
  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
  • Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
  • Informed and transparent decision making
  • Prince2 training and certification, RMG

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Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

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