Assistant ( e ) to the Grade GS-5 Program Temporary contract ( TA ) CAR ( Post, Bangui, Central African Republic At v

Closing date: Sunday, July 16, 2023

Assistant ( e ) to the Program, Grade GS-5, Temporary contract ( TA ), Bangui CAR ( Post # 125445 / Req. 563602 )

Job no: 563602

Type position: Temporary Appointment

Rental: Central African Republic Division / Equivalent: Dakar ( WCAR ), Senegal

School / Unit: Central African Republic

Department / Office: Bangui, Central African Republic

Categories: Emergency, Operations, Program Management, Administration, Financial Management, Facilities Management

In 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for all. UNICEF has spent 70 years improving the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aimed at producing results and understanding their effects. UNICEF believes that all children have the right to survive, to flourish and to realize their potential – for the benefit of a better world. And we never give up ! For each Child, Resilience

Central African Republic | UNICEF

How are you going to make a difference ?

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Emergency and Field Operations, the Assistant ( e ) to the Program supports the ( the ) section ( s ) concerned ( by performing a series of procedural tasks, administrative and operational, in order to contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of their national program, ensuring that it is executed efficiently and on time, in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations.

  •  Facilitate the processing of contracts for consultants, suppliers and external partners who support the office in the implementation of the program. These include preparing and classifying documents, filling out the necessary forms and models, downloading the terms of reference in VISION and making the necessary logistical arrangements. Maintain lists of suppliers, partners and consultants ;
  •  Collect invoices and classify documents for approval and further processing in VISION and Mycase ;
  •  Prepare and maintain files, documents and control plans for monitoring the implementation of the project / program and financial expenditure ;
  •  Support the management of administrative supplies and office equipment ;
  •  Maintain the office calendar and organize meetings. Write the minutes of the meetings and ensure the proper organization of the team’s correspondence ;
  •  Provide assistance to staff members of the section for the organization of travel and the granting of rights in accordance with the rules and policies of the organization. Liaise with travel focal points so that the organization obtains the best service and the best price for all trips ;
  •  Maintain and update a system for monitoring staff absences ;
  •  Prepare and maintain the planning and program development files for its respective sections.

To qualify ( e ) as a champion ( ne ) for each child, you will have…

Education : A secondary school diploma is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses / training related to the work of Unicef.

Professional experience : Experience of at least five years in an administrative or office position with increasing responsibilities is required.

Language knowledge : The perfect mastery of the French is required; Good level of English would be an asset. Knowledge of another official United Nations language or local language is considered an asset.

For each child, you show…

UNICEF values are Benevolence, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Responsibility and Sustainability ( CRITAS: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability ). See our revised competency repository on: UNICEF Charter of Values (

The skills required by UNICEF for this position are… ( 1 ) Establishes and maintains partnerships ( 2 ) Demonstrate Self-awareness and Ethical Awareness ( 3 ) Strive to achieve results with impact ( 4 ) Innovate and embrace change ( 5) Manage ambiguity and complexity ( 6 ) Think and act strategically ( 7 ) Work in collaboration with others.

During the recruitment process, we test the candidates by following the skills framework. Familiarize yourself with our skills framework and its different levels.

Applicants ( e ) s qualified ( e ) s interested ( e ) e ( s to complete their profile and submit their application file ) CV / P11, copies of diplomas, certificates or work certificates, etc. ) through the official Unicef recruitment platform: Vacancies | UNICEF Careers, no later than July 16, 2023, closing date.

UNICEF is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within its staff, and strongly encourages female and male people of all ethnic and religious origins, including people living with disabilities, to apply to become a member of our organization.

“ UNICEF applies zero tolerance policy any conduct deemed incompatible with its mandate and with the standards of conduct of United Nations officials, including sexual abuse or exploitation, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres strictly to the principle of child protection. Any candidate considered for recruitment will be subject to a rigorous verification of references and background and must adhere to these standards and principles. ”

  •  Unicef is a non-smoking environment.
  •  Female candidates are strongly encouraged.
  •  Only ( e ) s the ( e ) s shortlisted ( e ) s candidates will receive a notification.

Advertised: Jul 04 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time

Application close: Jul 16 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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  •  Closes Jul 16 2023Assistant(e) au Programme, Grade GS-5, Contrat temporaire (TA), Bangui CAR (Post #125445/ Req. 563602) in Central African Republic

    Under the close supervision and the guidance of the Chief Field Operations, the programme assistant supports the respective section (s) by carrying out a range of procedural, administrative, and operational tasks, to help develop, implement and monitor their country programme, ensuring timely and effective delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.


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