UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the ECIS (IRH) is an advisory hub for the region that provides policy and programmatic support to UNDP’s development activities, and works towards assisting Country Offices in the development of country-level initiatives, as well as implements regional-level projects with a wide range of partners. The UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS (RBEC) has established a Programme Support Unit (PSU) at the IRH under the Quality Assurance and Coordination Team to ensure efficient support to the regional programme implementation. It is within this context that IRH is looking to bring on board a Project Associate (PA) to complement the PSU in administrative and financial backstopping, but also in the programmatic support to the design and implementation, where necessary.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Programme Support Unit and overall guidance of the Managers of the projects, the PA provides support to administrative and finance services ensuring high quality of work, ensures accurate, timely, and properly recorded/documented service delivery. The PA ensures effective delivery of projects by entering and managing data and supporting programme implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations. The PA works in close collaboration with implementing COs in the Region and the including operations and other staff in IRH and COs and various consultants. The position requires a high level of initiative and learning motivation.
The present position is established under PSU with the purpose to provide equal support to the project management requirements of initially the following projects: (1) Global Maritime Wildlife Trafficking Project and (2) Transformative Governance and Finance Facility II.
The primary responsibilities of the position include:
1) Support management of project in ATLAS, including but not limited to:
2) Support in project implementation and financial management of the project, including:
3) Provide event and meeting organisation support for assigned events, including:
4) Take care of internal communication and updates of project-related information on corporate platforms, including:
5) Perform other project support service duties and responsibilities as requested.
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Ability to persuade others to follow
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Ability to get things done
Knowledge of anti-corruption concepts, principles and policies and the ability to apply in strategic and/or practical situations
Use of MS Office, UNDP Intranet and internet applications, etc.
Maintains effective client relationships, reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge
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Contract Duration: 1 year with a posibility of extension upon availability of funding
This vacancy is archived.
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