UNFPA Job – National Post: Regional Project Officer in Ethiopia 14 views

UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund is looking for qualified applicants for the following open position.

Job Description

Job Title: National Post: Regional Project Officer, Jigjiga, Ethiopia, NO-A

Job ID: 16466

Location: East and Southern Africa

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Rotation: This post is non-rotational.

Duty Station: Jigjiga, Ethiopia

Closing Date: 21 June 2018 (5 pm, Jigjiga time)

Duration: One Year (*)

Post Type: Fixed-Term Appointment


*[i] No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff Regulation 4.5


Organizational Setting

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Programme Officer (RPO) and overall guidance of the Deputy Rep, the RPJ-O (Regional Project Officer) is responsible for supporting the RPO in the Programme implementation and monitoring in the Region. The RPJ-O will provide support to the timely development of Work Plans, monitoring of their implementation and reporting. His work will cover activities both in Developmental and Humanitarian settings.

Job Purpose

The Project Officer assists in the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country programme by analysing relevant political, social and economic trends and providing inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Project Officer assists with programme/ project implementation by using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures, as well as by monitoring results achieved during implementation.


Main Tasks & Responsibilities

Assist the RPO in providing technical and operational support to the regional IPs in the region (Regional sectoral Bureaux and NGOs), involved in the implementation of the programme;
Support the design of the Work Plans;
Assist the regional counterparts in timely programme monitoring and reviews, and proper reporting;

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