Eligible Applicants Persons interested in applying for this position must be Panamanian Nationals or must be legally present in Panama at the time of application, recruitment and hire.
Procedures and Eligibility Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and might be requested to sit for a test. Duties and Qualifications Programme Associate
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Programme Associate would normally receive guidance from more senior programme staff in the operation / bureau / division.
S / he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country / region programme(s). UNHCR Manual, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial / budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the Programme Associate.
S / he is expected to stay abreast of the challenges posed by the operational context, the UN and humanitarian reform and institutional developments.
The incumbent is expected to have contacts within the organization and outside the duty station, as well as with partners and other stakeholders to collect information, monitor programme activities and implement administrative requirements.
The incumbent will have to establish good working relationships with their peers at country level to facilitate the collection of information and other programme management related activities.
The incumbent is expected to work in line with the multi-functional team (MFT) approach as defined within the Program Manual, ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders in all phases of the Program Management Cycle.
Generate and maintain records of implementation rate (performance progress and expenditures) on a regular basis.
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Relevant Job Experience
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.)
Completion of UNHCR Learning Programmes or specific training relevant to function of the position including Programme Management Level 1.
E-tutoring of PM1, Framework for Implementing with Partners Learning Programme. Experience in programme management training and capacity building activities.
PG-Programme Management (programme cycles and reporting standards)
PG-Development and monitoring of programme assessments and surveys
Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Position Competencies Core Competencies
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation
Empowering and Building Trust
Planning and Organizing
Stakeholder Management Language Requirements The working language for UNHCR in Panama is English Closing Date The closing date for submission of applications is Wednesday, 17 August, 2022 (Midnight Geneva Time).