Вакансія: Project Assistant
Background Information – Job-specific
The Government of Ukraine, through the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, requested UNOPS in Ukraine in cooperation with UNICEF to support implementation of the state program on enhancing social protection and responsible parenting in Ukraine to be launched in September 2018. The mentioned initiative aims to contribute to health, safety and wellbeing of children in Ukraine. The specific objective of the initiative is procurement and distribution of baby boxes containing basic early child care items within the specification of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine to all oblasts (regions) of Ukraine. The initiative was approved and announced by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroysman at the end of May 2018, while the first deliveries of the baby boxes were expected in September 2018.
Purpose and Scope of Assignment
Under the direct operational supervision and guidance of the Project Manager, and in close collaboration with other personnel, the Project Assistant will work in the UNOPS’ office Kiev. S/he will provide administrative support to the Project Team and other related functions at level of authority as delegated by the Project Manager, ensuring high quality, accuracy, and consistency of work.
The Project Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the project systems and functional interfaces concerned and provides services to the Project Team in support of project delivery. He/she is expected to meet and exceed the project’s performance and delivery goals related to the position.
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Assistant is responsible to read the project initiation documents (PID), Legal Agreement and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the project team, partners, and stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered administratively correctly for UNOPS and the clients. Success of the Project and hence of the Project Assistant will be based on the Success Criteria of UNOPS engagements which are linked to the below responsibilities.