VN 157/14
Title of Post
Category and Level
Position No.
: Senior Project Associate
: GL- 7
: Temporary Appointment
: 18 Months
: Development of Strategies for Persons in Need of International
Closing Date
: Ankara, Turkey
: 31 December 2014
. Protection in the Urban Context
The incumbent would normally receive guidance from more senior Project staff in the
operation. The incumbent normally supervises some support staff. S/he may receive indirect
guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country Projects(s).
The incumbent is expected to have contacts within the organization and outside the duty
station, as well as with the beneficiary, partners and other stakeholders to collect information,
monitor Project activities and implement administrative requirements under the Project.
Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of indicators and expected
results of the Project and share regular information with the Reporting Associate
in order to ensure effective implementation of the project;
Assist in organizing and documenting a consultative process between UNHCR
and other partners to ensure a consistent implementation of the activities for
achievement of the objectives.
Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good
coordination practices and the development of partner capacities.
Assist PDU in design and implementation of the plan of activities and report
regularly on the challenges and progress recorded in realisation of the activities;
Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in
the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports.
Support PDU in design and delivery of training activities, meetings and seminars;
Conduct researches on various topics for collection of information to be utilised
for preparation of guidance documents and training materials;
Prepare needs assessments to identify training needs in order to share with the
project team;
Undertake field missions in preparation and implementation of the Project
activities and inform the project leader on the coordination established between
the relavant parties;
Make proposals to the team leader on the steps to be taken in order to expand
the impact of the Project;
Assist PDU in preparation of inception reports, donor briefings, steering
committee meetings;
Perform other duties as required.
Education and skills:
Completion of Secondary education and post-secondary training/ certificate in
Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Law or related field
Computer skills (in MS office)
Required Competencies:
• Analytical Thinking
• Planning and Organizing
• Minimum 11 years of previous job experience relevant to the function
• Excellent knowledge of Turkish and fluency in English.
• Knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
• Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to
functions of the position.
• Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes.
• Knowledge of UNHCR specific programmes (MSRP, Focus, etc.).
• Prior exposure to UNHCR refugee operations and functions relating to office
administration and programme activities.
If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please apply in writing to
[email protected] e-mail address directly referring to
Vacancy Notice 157/14 no later than
31 December 2014
All applicants are required to submit a motivation letter also required to submit a
CV/resume and a fully completed P.11 Personal History Form.
Short-listed candidates will be required to pass a written test.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Title of Post Category and Level : GL- 7 Position No