Vacancy Announcement No. 11/2019 , Programme Assistant (UNOPS) , Bangkok

  • Added Date: Monday, 15 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 26 April 2019

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

Vacancy Announcement No. 11 /2019

Internal/External Circulation

Position Title:

Programme Assistant

Post Level:

Equivalent to GS-4

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

12 April 2019

Post No.:


Report To:

Associate Programme Officer

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

26 April 2019


Programme Unit

Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

Availability of the Position As soon as possible

Scope of Assignment


  • UNHCR Country Office has sufficient administrative assistance and support in routine services and activities within Programme Section thus better able to meet the needs of persons of concern.


  • Review proposals and prepare/scrutinize draft budget against objectives on humanitarian assistance. Prepare project agreements and amendments, as required.
  • Organize data and information, prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans. This includes management of UNHCR assets loan to partners.

  • Monitor and report on expenditures and programme/project activities. Review control plans, progress reports, project inputs, budget and financial expenditures, obligations and expenditures by using the required system.

  • Work with implementing partners and government agencies, as appropriate, and maintain good relations in support of successful programme implementation.

  • Apply UNHCR's corporate tools (e.g. FOCUS, MSRP, Global FOCUS Insight) to generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.

  • Maintain log files and update records in prescribed format for subsequent use.

  • Maintain and keep current registers and control plans on the status of projects at the formulation, implementation and operation stages.

  • Draft letters, reports and other official documents.

  • Prepare background materials, working papers and tables for briefing and review sessions.

  • Carry our specific operations/control tasks for programme/project implementation.

  • Serve as a focal point to generate reports from a cloud-based software on a monthly basis.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Access the relevant information and programme records, FOCUS, MSRP data.
  • Decide on information contained in the reports submitted to supervisor.

Qualifications and Required Competencies

· Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Law, Social Science or related field.

· Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience with an international organization

· Computer skills (MS office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).

· Fluency in spoken and written English and Thai, Knowledge of other UN language desirable.

· Good Analytical thinking , Planning , Organizing and communications skill.

This vacancy is archived.

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