UNDP Kenya Programme Associate Job -September 2015


United Nations Development Programme

Vacancy Announcement

UNDP Kenya invites applications for the following position:

Position Information

Post Title: Programme Associate

Contract Type: Fixed term Appointment (FTA)

Grade / Band: G6

Direct Supervisor: Team Leader, Energy, Environment and Climate Change Unit

Duration: One year, renewable subject to funding and performance

Date of Issue: 25 September 2015

Closing Date: 2 October 2015

Background: Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader, Energy, Environment and Climate Change Unit, (EECU), the Programme Associate ensures effective delivery of the country office Energy, Environment and Climate change Unit portfolio by entering and managing data and supporting programme implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.

The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and UNDP HQs as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.
Education and Experience:

  • Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance;
  • University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Science and Social Sciences would be desirable, but not a requirement;
  • 6 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;
  • Fluency in English and Swahili.

How to Apply

For the full terms of reference and application procedures please access the UNDP e-recruitment portal through the following link – https://undpcareers.partneragencies.org/erecruit.html
Applicants who had previously applied need not apply again
Notice: UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.