Under the direct supervision and guidance of the R2R Project Coordinator (Labasa or Lautoka) or Project Manager (Suva) depending where the Project Assistant is based,
The Project Assistant will provide administrative support to the Project Management Unit. He/She will report directly to the R2R Project Coordinator (Labasa or Lautoka) and will perform all administrative and office support activities to ensure successful flow of the Project Management Operations. The R2R Project Coordinator (Labasa or Lautoka) or the Project Manager (Suva) and UNDP will assess his/her performances on an annual basis.
Ensures administration and implementation of programme strategies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results:
Provides effective support to management of the Pacific Office focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Provides administrative support focusing on achievement of the following results, especially as they relate to the R2R Project :
Provides support in creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy focusing on achievement of the following results relating to R2R Project:
Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Pacific Office focusing on achievement of the following results relating to the R2R Project:
Corporate: Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards. Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP. Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. Treats all people fairly without favouritism.
Professionalism: Ability to perform a broad range of administrative functions, e.g., budget/work programme, human resources, database management, etc. Ability to apply knowledge of various UNDP’s and government’s administrative and basic financial resources rules and regulations in work situations. Experience and knowledge of administrative and financial roles.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately; Shares information and keeping people informed. Ability to communicate openly with colleagues.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; solicits inputs valuing others’ ideas and expertise; willing to learn from others; supports colleagues, contributes to the learning of colleagues and provides oversight.
Planning& Organizing: Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in efficient and timely manner.
Building Trust: Ability to work transparently, follows through agreed-upon actions, and can provide an environment to interact actively without fear of repercussion.
Technological Awareness: Fully proficiently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. Keeps abreast of available technology; seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
Accountability: Ability to take ownership for all responsibility and honors commitments; delivery of outputs responsible for with quality standards; provides support to colleagues and takes responsibility of delegated assignments.
Completion of secondary education. A diploma in office administration, natural resource management or related field will be an advantage; A minimum of 3 year experience in a similar administrative function. Be fully computer literate with Microsoft Office Programs; Experience in providing a streamlined administrative service role to a project management team; Familiar with administrative functions; Demonstrated initiative in carrying out his/her duties and ability to work independently to tight deadlines; Ability to operate standard office equipment and familiarity with principles of accounting and office practice are essential; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Fluency in English is required
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Contract Duration: 12 MONTHS
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