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UNEP Programme Management Assistant Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation work of the unit for, monitors status of programme/project proposals and receipt of relevant documentation for review and approval.
  • Compiles, summarizes, and presents basic information/data on specific programmes/project and related topics or issues.
  • Reviews project documents, especially cost plans/budgets, for completeness and compliance with relevant rules and procedures prior to submission for final approval and signature; identifies inconsistencies; distributes project documents to relevant parties upon approval.
  • Reviews budget revisions; verifies availability of funds; ensures necessary approval and entry in computerized budget system.
  • Serves as focal point for administrative coordination of programme/project implementation activities, involving extensive liaison with a diverse organizational units to initiate requests, obtain necessary clearances, process and follow-up on administrative actions, e.g. recruitment and appointment of personnel, travel arrangements, training/study tours, authorization of payments, disbursement of funds, procurement of equipment and services.
  • Compiles, summarizes and enters data on project delivery; drafts related status reports, identifying shortfalls in delivery, budget overruns, etc., and brings to the attention of management.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Programme Management Assistant, G6
  • Job Code Title: Programme Management Assistant
  • Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 10 January 2022 – 08 February 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Programme Management-UNEP-167365-R-Nairobi (X)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Candidates must have passed the United Nations Administrative Support Test (ASAT), or the Global General Service Test (GGST), at Headquarters, or at Offices Away from Headquarters (OAHs). Applicants who have not passed the GGST at the time of application may be invited for the test after submitting an application.


  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in programme or project administration, technical cooperation or related area is required.
  • Experience as a competent note taker, capable of summarizing key discussion points during meetings (concept review and project review meetings) is required.
  • Experience working an International Organization or the UN system is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Other Details:

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Level: G6
  • Selection Process: Application, Interview Meeting, Processing, Or Training
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

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