Programme Associate Job Vacancy at UN UNICEF, Beirut, Lebanon

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United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF a UN entity is seeking applications from eligible candidates for the Job post of ‘Programme Associate‘ in Beirut, Lebanon. The United Nations always preferred to hire the best in class candidates and for Lebanon the candidates must possess good knowledge of both English and Arabic language. All interested candidates check their eligibility criteria and apply.

Job Post: Programme Associate

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF

Last date to Apply: 20th October 2020

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Job Summary

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Programme Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Associate will:



Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Facilitating the development of programme cooperation agreements (PCAs) by providing information and drafting selected sections of it;
  • Supporting implementing partners’ capacities in budget development, expenditure report and aligning them with the results achieved as well as helping partners addressing bottlenecks;
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate recording and administrative processing of government & NGO’s proposals and requests for direct cash transfers (DCTs);
  • Conducting programme monitoring in UNICEF focus districts for cash and supplies and informing team-members on the status;
  • Helping conduct regular spot checks of partner’s projects to assess their financial record-keeping, expenditure controls and reporting systems;
  • Monitoring and tracking the efficient distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery;
  • Supporting the programme section in researching, compiling and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate programme delivery as well as preparation of reports, working papers and presentations;



  • Carrying out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and maUnited Nations Groupking amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary;
  • Assists teams in preparing for audits by performing selected analysis and
  •  recommending corrective action plans; tracks and ensures all corrective action is taken in a timely manner;
  • Conducts necessary training to educate staff on accountability, compliance and internal control measures;
  • Updates Senior Management and the Finance and Audit Committee on the overall compliance status of the organization; Draws any weaknesses to the attention of the Secretary-General and the Finance and Audit Committee; Coordinates and collaborates with external auditors as required;

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Essential qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, Public Administration, Accounting, Business Administration, or other relevant disciplines;
 24 Months

  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national level;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.



  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
 Development programme management
 No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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