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VN-KIRA/2007/06 - Project Assistant

Ref.No: VN-KIRA/2007/06
Agency: UNICEF
Duration: 1 year
Expire: August 07, 2007
Terms of Reference:

Under the general supervision of the Project Officer, contribute to project design, implementation, and evaluation of programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting for Social Policy and Reform programme:

  • Performing a variety of information gathering, monitoring, technical and administrative services in support of project activities, preparing periodic and ad hoc report on project activities;

  • Coordinating with counterpart local authorities and NGOs on project details. Recommending courses of action to supervisor;

  • Undertaking ongoing visits to UNICEF project sites, assess local conditions and resources, and monitor UNICEF inputs including supply and non-supply assistance;

  • Preparing tables, graphs or other statistical data for technical review/monitoring purposes.

  • Undertaking arrangements for visits to project sites for government and other partners providing information and briefing on project activities and status;

  • Participating in training and orientation activities in the provinces in relation with the projects.

  • Management of information in the project and assisting with the budget management including reviewing accounts.

  • Have two to four years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative work, of which at least one year is in the area closely related to support of programme activities.

  • Be proficient in English and have a good knowledge of Russian and Kyrgyz;

  • Have good knowledge and skills in computer applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, others), proficiency in the use of computers;

  • Have completed higher education, supplemented by specialized training in the social sciences field, current knowledge of developments in the area;

  • Be able to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral forms;

  • Possess demonstrated ability to work in an international and multicultural environment;

  • Reveal sound judgment on professional matters;

  • Experience in planning and organisation of training in related field will be considered as an added advantage.

Contact information:

If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children and match the profile outlined, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (which can be downloaded from our Web site at:, indicating vacancy notice (VN) reference number VN-07-6 to the address below by 17 August 2007.

UNICEF, 160 Chui Avenue, UN House, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

The documents should be submitted in a closed envelope marked: UNICEF Application for the post… VN number”…” . Candidates applying to UNICEF previously should apply again. Applications by fax will NOT be accepted. Telephone inquiries will NOT be entertained. Only candidates meeting the essential requirements will be considered. Short-listed candidates meeting the essential requirements will be called for interview.

The selected candidates will be offered a contract as per UNICEF standard terms and conditions.

UNICEF is equal opportunity employer for men and women.

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