The incumbent is supervised by P3 Programme Officer in the operation. S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country programme(s). UNHCR Manual, programme objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the Assistant Programme Officer. S/he is also expected to stay abreast of the challenges posed to the region by the political context, the GRC, UN and humanitarian reform and institutional developments.
The incumbent is required to have solid conceptual knowledge and experience in programme/project management, be dynamic and able to take higher responsibilities progressively. S/he is supervised, coached and guided by the supervisor. The incumbent does not normally have direct supervisory role over other staff. However, it rests upon the supervisor of the post to make time specific arrangements subject to a given situation.
External contacts are predominantly with persons on subject matters of importance to Organization's programme (e.g. counterparts in other organizations or at working level in national Governments).
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience
*** For National Officer Positions, very good knowledge of local language and local institutions is essentials.
This vacancy is open for qualified Ethiopians only.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
Applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send a motivation letter, the most recent factsheet and the new updated P11 Form through the online application system.
Candidates will be required to sit for a written test and interview.
Due to the volume of applications only short-listed candidates will be invited for interview.
Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an Indefinite or FTA appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation.
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