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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF NEPAL.
Closing Date: 22 April 2021 (5 pm Kathmandu time)
Duration: One year (renewable)*
*No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff Regulations 4.5
Duty Station: Dhangadhi, Nepal
SCOPE OF SERVICES:
Advancing gender equality and promoting the empowerment of women are key priorities in the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021.
UNFPA is a leading player in Gender-Based Violence prevention and response in Nepal. The Country Office manages a portfolio of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) programmes, focused both on multisectoral essential services and on prevention. This includes its flagship GBV Prevention and Response (GBVPR) project, jointly funded by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland. Evaluations and reviews have shown positive results from the first phase of the project, and there is scope to consolidate and further expand the GBV portfolio through a second phase of the project. This position is intended to assist the country office in managing the second phase of the GBVPR project as well as to further enhance and grow UNFPA Nepal’s programmatic and thought leadership in this area.
The Programme/Finance Assistant is located at UNFPA office in Kathmandu and in Province 1 (Biratnagar) and Province 7 (Dhangadhi), and will work under the day-to-day supervision of the Programme Associate, GBV in Kathmandu or respective Provincial Programme Coordinators (Province 1 and 7).
S/He provides programmatic, secretarial, administrative, logistical and financial support in the implementation of programme activities, while ensuring full compliance of programme and financial processes with UN/UNFPA rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
S/He provides effective communications support to the office; ensuring facilitation of knowledge building and management. In addition, the incumbent contributes to basic programme/research data and analysis for the management of the programme and in tracking progress of the programme implementation.
Knowledge and Experience:
UNFPA Work Environment
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Compensation and Benefits
This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.
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Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV and AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all, including persons with disabilities.