Re-advertisement: Programme and Finance Assistant
Job Opening ID: 36551
Number of position: One 
Category: Service Contract [SB-3/Peg 2]
Duty Station: Dhangadhi
Deadline: Thursday, 22 April 2021 by 5 pm Nepal time
Background: Advancing gender equality and promoting the empowerment of women are key priorities in the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021. UNFPA is a leading player in Gender-Based Violence prevention and response in Nepal. The Country Office manages a portfolio of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) programmes, focused both on multi-sectoral essential services and on prevention. This includes its flagship GBV Prevention and Response (GBVPR) project, jointly funded by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland. Evaluations and reviews have shown positive results from the first phase of the project, and there is scope to consolidate and further expand the GBV portfolio through a second phase of the project. This position is intended to assist the country office in managing the second phase of the GBVPR project as well as to further enhance and grow UNFPA Nepal’s programmatic and thought leadership in this area.
Eligibility: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accountancy, Chartered Accountancy and related fields is required; Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in similar role; Some experience in research assistance and general understanding of programme support, monitoring and evaluation is desirable; Good writing and communication skills with the ability to draft correspondence in a clear, accurate and concise manner; Experience and knowledge of working with the United Nations is preferable; Good interpersonal, planning, organizational and multitasking skills; Ability to work independently and harmoniously in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic team environment maintaining tact and discretion in all dealings; Computer literacy - Proficiency in the use of MS Office Packages and ERP systems; Good knowledge of Atlas/PeopleSoft is an asset; Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali is required.
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.
The above post is being re-advertised to widen the pool of candidates. All previous candidates need not re-apply.
A full job description of the position can be accessed at https://erecruit.partneragencies.org and only online applications using this link will be accepted.
Detailed Job Details on this position can be found at https://nepal.unfpa.org/en/vacancies/programme-and-finance-assistant
Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at https://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-applying-jobs-unfpa. Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all, including persons with disabilities.