Assistant Program Officer, Asosa, Ethiopia

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

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Posted 2 days ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

Job Title: Job ID: Assistant Program Officer

25019

Location: AsosaEthiopia-Fed Demo Rep Of

Salary Grade: NA

Hardship Level: D

Family Location Type: Non-Family

Eligible Applicants

This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.

Duties and Qualifications

Assistant Programme Officer

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Assistant Programme Officer may be based in HQ field/regional bureau and would normally receive guidance from more senior programme staff in the operation/bureau/division and may supervise a small team of local staff. The incumbent may refer to UNHCRÂ’s Programme Manual (Chapter IV) UNHCR’s corporate and regional strategic priorities operation plans and other relevant institutional rules and regulations for further guidance.

The Assistant Programme Officer will support the provision of programmatic guidance and support with regard to the implementation of protection and solutions strategies within available resources. The incumbent will play a role in coordinating with the other sections/units to ensure harmonized programmatic approaches at all levels and throughout the UNHCR Operations Management Cycle. S/he will work in line with the overall UNHCR directions which crucially require working with partners including with persons of concern governmental institutions and the private sector ensuring that programme management is approached as per UNHCRÂ’s Strategic Directions Global Strategic Priorities (GSPs) Global Compact for Refugees (GCR) corporate positions on SDGs.

The incumbent is expected to work in line with the multi-functional team (MFT) approach as defined within the Program Manual ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders in all phases of the Program Management Cycle.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter UN Staff Regulations and Rules UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core functional cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCRÂ’s core values of professionalism integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Support in assessing and analysing the needs of persons of concern in a participatory manner using an Age Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective as basis for planning
  • Provide support on programmatic aspects of developing multi-year protection and solutions strategies and annual plans with corresponding priorities taking into account corporate priorities
  • Support Results Based Management and programme capacity in light of evolving requirements programming approaches and gaps
  • Assist the planning process in compliance with planning parameters outlined in the Programme Manual and the planning instructions
  • Contribute to the review and analyse of plans mid-year and year-end reports of UNHCR offices in the region ensuring quality assurance and compliance with established policies guidelines procedures and standards.
  • Assist with the provision of overall direction to broaden partnerships with key stakeholders in order to maximize the protection and solutions response for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to the successful application of the framework for implementing with partners including the effective implementation of the policy on selection and retention of partners management of partnership agreements risk-based project performance monitoring and risk-based project audits among others.
  • Contribute to ensure consistent and coherent monitoring approaches tools and systems within the Area of Responsibility (AoR) in line with global standards and polices.
  • Actively contribute to UNHCRs programming of community of practice and continuously contribute to improvements of programming tools and processes.
  • Identify potential gaps and problems and in cooperation with other relevant sections recommend appropriate solutions to ensure the efficient implementation of programme activities
  • Assist in a timely and effective follow-up of internal and external audits observations and recommendations that relate to programmatic issues.
  • Perform other related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications

    Education & Professional Work Experience

    Years of Experience / Degree

    For NOA – 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree

    Field(s) of Education

    Economics Business Administration Social Sciences

    or other relevant field.

    (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk

  • are essential)Relevant Job Experience

    Essential: Demonstrated experience in programme management including familiarization with the OMC and sound knowledge Results Based-Management. Demonstrated experience in field operations sound knowledge on the centrality of protection in programming Joint Needs Assessments and the principles of targeting.

    Desirable: Demonstrated experience in coordination within an inter-agency context and other actors in a refugee or humanitarian context. Sound experience in program management training and capacity building activities.

    Functional Skills

    PG-Programme Management (project formulation programme cycles and reporting standards)

    PG-Results-Based Management

    PG-UNHCR’s Programmes

    PG-Experience with coordinating with Implementing Partners (Government/INGO/NGO/Corporate)

    (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk

  • are essential)Language Requirements

    For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

    For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    Core Competencies: Accountability

    Communication

    Organizational Awareness

    Teamwork & Collaboration

    Commitment to Continuous Learning

    Client & Result Orientation

    Managerial Competencies: Empowering and Building Trust

    Judgement and Decision Making

    Managing Performance

    Cross-Functional Competencies: Analytical Thinking

    Change Capability and Adaptability

    Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Position Competencies

Competencies as defined in Job Profile

Language Requirements

Knowledge of English Language is required.

Additional Information

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application interview meeting travelling processing training or any other fees).

An eliminatory or complementary written test for shortlisted candidates will be conducted which will be followed by competency-based interview.

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  • Support in assessing and analysing the needs of persons of concern in a participatory manner using an Age Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective as basis for planning
  • Provide support on programmatic aspects of developing multi-year protection and solutions strategies and annual plans with corresponding priorities taking into account corporate priorities
  • Support Results Based Management and programme capacity in light of evolving requirements programming approaches and gaps
  • Assist the planning process in compliance with planning parameters outlined in the Programme Manual and the planning instructions
  • Contribute to the review and analyse of plans mid-year and year-end reports of UNHCR offices in the region ensuring quality assurance and compliance with established policies guidelines procedures and standards.
  • Assist with the provision of overall direction to broaden partnerships with key stakeholders in order to maximize the protection and solutions response for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to the successful application of the framework for implementing with partners including the effective implementation of the policy on selection and retention of partners management of partnership agreements risk-based project performance monitoring and risk-based project audits among others.
  • Contribute to ensure consistent and coherent monitoring approaches tools and systems within the Area of Responsibility (AoR) in line with global standards and polices.
  • Actively contribute to UNHCRs programming of community of practice and continuously contribute to improvements of programming tools and processes.
  • Identify potential gaps and problems and in cooperation with other relevant sections recommend appropriate solutions to ensure the efficient implementation of programme activities
  • Assist in a timely and effective follow-up of internal and external audits observations and recommendations that relate to programmatic issues.
  • Perform other related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications

    Education & Professional Work Experience

    Years of Experience / Degree

    For NOA – 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree

    Field(s) of Education

    Economics Business Administration Social Sciences

    or other relevant field.

    (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk

  • are essential)Relevant Job Experience

    Essential: Demonstrated experience in programme management including familiarization with the OMC and sound knowledge Results Based-Management. Demonstrated experience in field operations sound knowledge on the centrality of protection in programming Joint Needs Assessments and the principles of targeting.

    Desirable: Demonstrated experience in coordination within an inter-agency context and other actors in a refugee or humanitarian context. Sound experience in program management training and capacity building activities.

    Functional Skills

    PG-Programme Management (project formulation programme cycles and reporting standards)

    PG-Results-Based Management

    PG-UNHCR’s Programmes

    PG-Experience with coordinating with Implementing Partners (Government/INGO/NGO/Corporate)

    (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk

  • are essential)Language Requirements

    For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

    For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    Core Competencies: Accountability

    Communication

    Organizational Awareness

    Teamwork & Collaboration

    Commitment to Continuous Learning

    Client & Result Orientation

    Managerial Competencies: Empowering and Building Trust

    Judgement and Decision Making

    Managing Performance

    Cross-Functional Competencies: Analytical Thinking

    Change Capability and Adaptability

    Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

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