Fixed term

Programme Associate

28 January 2020

UNFPA Mongolia CO

Title: Programme Associate
Level: GS-7
Duration:  1 year (subject to extension upon satisfactory performance)
Location: UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
Deadline : 28 January 2020, Tuesday, 5.00 pm hours, Ulaanbaatar time

Call to Action

  • Are you passionate about adolescents and youth?
  • Are you great at multi-tasking, prioritizing and are a talented project manager who continuously strives to improve business processes? 
  • Are you a team player capable of working with colleagues of widely diverse backgrounds?

If so, this might be the job for you.
How You Can Make a Difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates who transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them, and commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Job Purpose
You will support the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country programme by managing data inputs, providing logistical support, monitoring project implementation and following up on recommendations.
You will play an instrumental role in facilitating UNFPA’s country programme and project implementation, supporting design, planning and management, in the areas of Adolescents and Youth.
You will apply established systems and procedures and assist in the creation of knowledge by compiling, synthesizing and analyzing relevant information, developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with procedures.
Qualifications and Experience:
Your Education
Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.
Your Experience

  • Seven years of relevant experience in programme/ project management.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.
  • Experience working in collaboration with the United Nations, government and development partners, civil society organizations and private sector is an asset.
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Mongolian languages. 

HOW TO APPLY:
If the above job opening sounds interesting to you, we suggest you view the detailed Job Description at the below web link to learn more about our expectations before applying.
http://mongolia.unfpa.org/
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. Apply by clicking at the below link:
https://erecruit.partneragencies.org/psc/UNDPP1HRE/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_H...
Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at http://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-apply. Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
Post is advertised for Mongolian nationals only.

UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3350, Fax: 976-11-353502

Contact person: Ms. Tuvshinzaya, Operations Analyst