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UNFPA EECARO Programme Assistant (GS5) - (Two Posts)

Duty station: Istanbul, Turkey
Closing date: 1 June 2020

The Programme Assistant position is located in the Regional Office and directly reports to the Programme Associate G7. The Programme Assistant provides support for programme activities, research and networking.

The Programme Assistant forms part of a team, coordinated by the Deputy Regional Director and Regional Director, which provides integrated programme and technical support within a system strengthening approach fundamental to UNFPA’s overall strategy.

The Programme Assistant works in close collaboration with the Programme Support Team (comprising one or more Programme Associates and Programme Assistants) to ensure effective and efficient programme and operational support to his/her designated Programme and/or Technical Teams (dedicated clients).

The Programme Assistant also works in close collaboration with the International Operations Manager (IOM) and his/her team to ensure timely support to the RO on operational matters.

This is a full-time, fixed term, non-rotational position with a duration of one year initially.

For further details on job responsibilities and qualifications and experience required for this position, please see the attached Terms of Reference. All applicants must be fluent in English and Turkish (both oral and written), and have a valid Residence Permit or Turkish Permanent Residency Citizenship.

Interested candidates must submit their applications to the above position online through the website under Job opening ID:  30550  - National Post, Programme Assistant GS5, EECARO Istanbul, Turkey by 1 June 2020.