Entreprise : This position is located in the Middle East and North Africa Section, Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Geneva.
The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Middle East and North Africa Section. Description du poste : Within delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief of the Middle East and North Africa Section, the Associate Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties :
Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme / project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.
and preparation of related documents / reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.);
Works with key clients to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects of OHCHR's capacity building programme;
monitors and analyses specific aspects of programme / project development and implementation, reviews relevant documents, grant proposals and reports;
identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions;
Undertakes outreach activities; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics / activities;
Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g.
draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.;
Provides administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings,conferences, etc., including meetings of the Grants Committee, by proposing agenda topics, 'identifying and proposed participants, provision of oral and written clarifications, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, preparation of meeting notes and conveying feedback to external partners to ensure successful implementation of the projects related to human rights capacity building programme;
Carries out basic research on selected aspects of OHCHR's human rights capacity building project, including collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources;
Participates in survey initiatives; assists with design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems / issues and prepares preliminary conclusions.
Participates in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.
Performs other duties as required. Description du profil : PROFESSIONALISM : Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to project management.
Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues / problems.
Ability to assist with data collection using various methods.
Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases.
Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
remains calm in stressful situations.
Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
CLIENT ORIENTATION : Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view;
establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;
meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING : Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments;
adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning;
monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.