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Vacancy for Program Officer at United Nations Volunteers in Colombia

Vacancy for Program Officer at United Nations Volunteers in Colombia

Country: Colombia
City: Cucuta
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Apply for Vacancy for Program Officer at United Nations Volunteers in Colombia. The deadline for this job is 29th June 2021.


The United Nations Volunteers program is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Also, volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.

Description of Task:

  • Through a consultative process within the country and field visits, stay involved in the development of the strategies; methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country;
  • Also, assist in ensuring that global strategic priorities (GSP) and regional priorities as well as information on projected resource availability guide the planning parameters;
  • Provide inputs for developing the country operations plan in compliance with global strategic priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions;
  • Additionally, assist in organizing a consultative process to ensure a consistent application of the organization’s criteria and policies for the selection of implementing and operational partners;
  • Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good coordination practices and the development of partner capacities;
  • Likewise, assist in training UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP) staff in UNHCR standard procedures related to the Results Based Program (RBM) management;
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze UNHCR’s performance. Also, trends and target interventions;
  • Likewise, undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects;
  • Furthermore, assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports; on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels

Area of expertise details

  • Experience Remark: Minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to the function, in program management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Previous field experience is an advantage.
  • Furthermore, familiar with UNHCR´s RBM approach and use of project/software is an asset.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programs or specific training relevant to functions of the position
  • Also, additional Requirements for Area of Expertise: Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset.
  • Likewise, experience working in UNHCR Field Offices and in Colombia in particular is an asset

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline29 June,2021
Country Colombia
Company NameUnited Nations Volunteers



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