FAO's Subregional Office for SNE is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing agreed strategies for addressing subregional food, agriculture and rural development priorities. It develops and maintains relations with subregion-wide institutions including Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs). The Subregional Office is a subsidiary of FAO's Regional Office for SNE.
The Programme Assistant performs a wide range of routine administrative and financial functions in support of the delivery of the organizational unit's programme and projects.
The Programme Assistant reports to one or more professional staff and receives guidance from a higher graded Programme Assistant (to be adapted in the VA: state title(s) of supervisor(s)). He/she acts independently in routine matters. Supervision received is focused on the quality of the work performed and provides for on-the-job learning.
The Programme Assistant interacts with a wide variety of colleagues within the work unit and with immediate clients within the Organization, providing routine administrative and financial services.
Impact Of Work
The incumbent's work impacts on the timely and efficient delivery of the immediate work unit's programme.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Education: Secondary School Education
Experience: Three years of relevant experience in financial and/or administrative support work
Languages: Working knowledge (Level C) of English and either Arabic or French
IT Skills: Good knowledge of the MS Office applications, Internet and office technology equipment