Friday, September 30, 2022

Jobs at UNDP



Description of assignment title: Operations Assistant
> Advertisement end date: 05/10/2022
> Assignment country: Nepal
> Expected start date: 17/10/2022
> Sustainable Development Goal: 17. Partnerships for the goals
> Volunteer category: National UN Volunteer Specialist
> DoA reserved for persons with disabilities: No
> Host entity: UNDP
> Type: Onsite
> Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
> Number of assignments: 1
> Duty stations: Kathmandu

Mission and objectives

UNDP in Nepal

UNDP Nepal works with the people and Government of Nepal, and other development partners to pursue equitable and sustainable human development goals through eradication of poverty, increase in livelihood opportunities, improvement in community resilience against conflict, disasters and impact of climate change, while laying down strong foundations for a society based on rule of law with an inclusive and participatory democracy.

UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, capacities and build resilience to achieve and sustain development results. UNDP Nepal has been supporting the Nepalese people in their efforts against poverty since 1963. Much of this support has gone to strengthening the capacity of government, civil society, and community groups to fight poverty, and to bring national and international development partners together to design and implement successful projects that contribute to Nepal’s development objectives. UNDP Nepal is seeking dynamic, motivated, and competent expert who is passionate about contributing to making this world a better place.

Task description
Within the delegated authority and under the primary supervision of Administrative Analyst and secondary supervision of Procurement Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Operations Assistant will perform the following:

Register agency procurement request and support procurement team to initiate procurement process by raising e-requisitions in Atlas; Keep track of procurement processes including delivery of goods and services, acceptance by agency and payment; Assist Admin team to raise Travel Requests (TRs), Travel Claims (TCs), Expense Reports (ERs) and Non-Travel Requests in ATLAS T&E Module for Agencies; Support in maintain inventory and asset records; Follow up with concerned staff for providing all the supporting documents related to travel; Assist to finance team to create receipt in system, submit the payment request in oracle system and ensure the proper and timely documentation of the supporting documents; Assist to team to ensure the timely action has been taken as per SLA/SOP timeline for the service request received from agency; Assist to communicate and provide the information as and when required to support in providing client oriented services; Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programmed mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities: Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (For instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day); Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country; Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results, and opportunities. Contribute articles/write- ups on field experience.

Application Deadline: October 5, 2022


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