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Programme Associate

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNRC-EAD Coordination Support Unit
Posted On:
11 March, 2009
Last Date to apply:
19 March, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

5 to 7 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.


Organizational Context
The One UN Programme was signed on February 4th, 2009 by the Resident Coordinator of the UN and Secretary of the EAD marking the implementation phase of the UN Reform process in Pakistan.
To facilitate the coordination of the implementation process, a coordination unit has been housed in EAD/UN Unit. The unit will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating all the reform related activities with the relevant Government bodies and assisting EAD in fast tracking the documentation and analysis of the documents for all UN Reform related matters..
The Reform process in Pakistan include Five Thematic Areas and Four Cross Cutting Issues:
Joint Programs in the five focus areas:
i.              Agriculture, Rural Development and Poverty Reduction
ii.            Health & Population
iii.          Education
iv.           Environment
v.             Disaster Risk Management
The four cross-cutting issues of human rights, gender equality, civil society engagement and refugees are an essential part of the One Program. The Government and the UN Country Team are committed to addressing those issues in a holistic and integrated manner, ensuring that they are treated harmoniously within the Joint Programs.
q       Assist the Programme Analyst in supporting the Joint Secretary in processing and analysing UN Reform documents on behalf of the EAD
q       Assist the Programme Analyst with over flow of administrative work
q       Assist EAD in follow up and tracking line Ministries involved in Delivering as ONE in terms of program documents and coherence between and amongst DaO participating agencies
q       Provide support in Government-UN meetings and workshops, providing substantive support by preparing agenda, working papers & minutes, and follow-up regarding implementation of decisions;
q       Maintain the records and database of documents on Delivering As One activities and documents.
q       Liaise and support coordination with the RCO and UN agencies
q       Collecting background material and forwarding correspondence to relevant agencies.
q       Assist the Programme Analyst in provision of support for effective administrative control in the office, focusing on achievement of the following results:
        Maintenance of administrative control records such as commitments .
      Proper control of supporting documents of funds and activities.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master in Business administration OR social ScieneF.Sc / A Levels / (12 Years) Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in administration or secretarial research analyst. University Degree in Public Administration, or Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.