Senior Programme Assistant, LICA5 (Brasília), Brasilia, Brazil, Brasilia, Brazil
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Brasilia, Brazil, Brazil
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Job Title : Job ID : Senior Programme Assistant, LICA5 (Brasà lia)


Location : Brasilia, Brazil

Salary Grade : Hardship Level : A

Family Location Type : Family

Eligible Applicants

This UNOPS position at LICA5 level is advertised and open to all applicants.

Candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.

Duties and Qualifications


  • Provide administrative assistance and support in routine services and activities within Programme thus better able to meet the needs of persons of concern.
  • Assist in organizing and documenting the selection of partners in accordance with the policy on selection and retention of partners, ensuring due diligence to meet the requirements of projects.
  • Provide support to ensure partnership agreements are established in a timely manner, regularly monitored and reported on, in compliance with established guidelines and procedures included in the framework for implementing with partners.
  • Guided by the Multi-Functional Team Approach, support the development and implementation of monitoring plans for activities implemented through partnerships and those under direct implementation in line with Programme Manual and programming instructions.
  • Contribute to the review and analysis of operations plans, mid-year and year-end reports, ensuring quality assurance and compliance with established policies, guidelines, procedures and standards.

    Generate and maintain records of implementation rate (performance progress and expenditures) on a regular basis. Assist in ensuring compliance with issuance of audit certificates for partners in line with the Policy on Risk-Based Project Audits.

    Use UNHCRÂ's corporate tools (e.g. Focus Client, Global Focus Insight and FOCUS Reader, MSRP) for core activities related to planning, budgeting, implementation and reporting, generating data for evidence-based programmatic decisions and analysis.

    Actively contribute to UNHCRs programming of community of practice and continuously contributing to improvements of programming tools and processes.

    Perform other related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    2 years of relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year of relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher.

    Relevant Job Experience

    Essential : Demonstrated experience in Programme Management, Operation Management Cycle and related processes.

    Knowledge of Results Based-Management.

    Computer skills (in MS office) including advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, data management, etc)

    Desirable : Completion of UNHCR Learning Programmes or specific training relevant to function of the position including Programme Management Â' Level 1.

    E-tutoring of PM1, Framework for Implementing with Partners Learning Programme.

    Experience in programme management training and capacity building activities.

    Functional Skills

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

    PG-Results-Based Management

    DM-Database Management

    PG-Programme Analysis

    IT-Computer Literacy

    Functional Skills marked with an asterisk

    are essential)

    Position Competencies


    Organizational Awareness

    Teamwork & Collaboration

    Commitment to Continuous Learning

    Client & Result Orientation

    Cross-Functional Competencies

    Analytical Thinking

    Planning and Organizing

    Stakeholder Management

    Language Requirements

    Good Knowledge of English and / or Spanish language in addition to Portuguese.

    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).

    UNHCR is committed to diversity as well as creating an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates.

    UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

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