Programme Management Associate
(National Specialist - THAR000328)
Host entity: United Nations Development Programme
Duty station: Bangkok, Thailand
Start date: Immediate
Assignment Duration: 4 months
Application deadline: 17 February 2020
Organizational Context & Project Description
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been a trusted partner of the Royal Thai Government and the people of Thailand for more than 50 years. As part of the UN Country Team, UNDP aims to advance inclusive, sustainable and human-centred development for all people in Thailand.
UNDP supports Thailand’s efforts to build an inclusive sustainable society in which everyone has access to quality services and can participate in making decisions that affect their lives.
UNDP works with the government, civil society, private sector and the Thai public to help find solutions to persistent development challenges and to achieve the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development (SDGs) through technical support on governance issues, such as public procurement, and on environmental issues, such as climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity finance and conservation, as well as climate finance.
This support includes developing human and institutional capacities, sharing the UN’s knowledge and experience, demonstrating solutions, building partnerships and raising funds for development.
In all our activities we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable communities.
The Programme Management volunteer will work under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Specialist/Team Leader and the Programme Analyst of the UNDP Thailand. On regular basis, the volunteer will work closely with the Programme Associates and Project Teams to ensure corporate compliance and effectiveness. The volunteer will be a member of the UNDP Thailand Country Office team and is expected to join the staff meetings regularly.
Administrative, Programme and Financial Management Support;
Effective programmatic assurance of projects;
Effective team and CO operations;
Required degree level: At least Secondary Education. University degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Science and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement. Specialized certification in Accounting and Finance in preferred.
Language skills: English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent
Conditions of Service:
The contract lasts for the period indicated above with possibility of extensions subject to availability of funding, operational necessity and satisfactory performance. However, there is no expectation of renewal of the assignment.
Travel to duty station (if applicable) and a Settling-ln-Grant will be provided in the event the duty station is not within commuting distance from the place of recruitment. The applicable Volunteer Living Allowance is provided monthly to cover housing, utilities and normal cost of living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included (health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as well as final repatriation (if applicable) and resettlement allowance for satisfactory service.
Furthermore, in non-family duty stations that belong to hardship categories D or E, as classified by the ICSC, a Well-Being Differential (WBD) on a monthly basis will be provided.
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How to apply:
Visit: https://www.unv.org/calls/THAR000328-6189 for more detail of this assignment and to apply
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Thailand and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
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