Jul 17, 2017

Employment opportunities at UNODC Moldova

Project Assistant vacancy - UNODC Project - Prevention of HIV/AIDS amongst people wo use drugs and people in prisons, including on the left bank.
UNODC has specific mandates to assist countries to provide injecting drug users, prisoners with evidence-informed, comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment and care services through advocacy; support in developing effective legislation and policies; support in developing comprehensive evidence-based strategies and programs; building capacity of national stakeholders including government agencies, civil society and community organizations to ensure optimum coverage of these population groups with HIV services.
Since 2011 UNODC has been implementing technical cooperation project in Moldova that addresses programmatic aspects and capacity building needs with the ultimate aim to improve availability, coverage and quality of HIV services for injecting drug users and prisoners. The position is located in the UNODC project office in Chisinau.
Duties and Responsibilities. Under the overall guidance supervision HQ HIV/AIDS section and the direct National HIV/AIDS Officer in Moldova the incumbent assists in the effective and efficient management of the project operations in Moldova through a range of actions contributing to the design, planning, and management and monitoring of project activities. The Project Assistant applies and promotes the principles of results-based management (RBM), as well as a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Project Assistant works in close collaboration with the project members for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNDP programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems. The focus of the job is to provide administrative and organizational support to the implementation of UNODC project “Prevention of HIV/AIDS amongst people wo use drugs and people in prisons, including on the left bank” in Moldova.

General Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans;
  • Liaison with UNDP Operations Center on a variety of the operations related issues: finance, procurement, administration, IT and HR;
  • Support in maintaining updated database of project counterparts, contractors, grantees, consultants, suppliers, collect relevant information on best services and expertise providers;
  • Draft project related correspondence and communication documents;
  • Preparation of payment requests, reports in line with UNODC/UNDP requirements;
  • Daily communication with UNODC Headquarters in Vienna;
  • Permanent oral and written communication with the stakeholders from both right and left banks.

Vacancy Closing Date - 27/07/2017

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