Programme Assistant

Partner UN OCHA
Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5011/24978
Department/office NYPO, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station New York**, United States of America
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration 1 Year with the possibility of extension, subject to the availability of funds
Application period 19-Nov-2022 to 11-Dec-2022

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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Digital Services Section (DSS), is located in the Information Management Branch (IMB) of United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Its mandate is to strengthen the response capacity of the humanitarian relief community through the timely dissemination of reliable information on response, preparedness and disaster prevention.

DSS manages a portfolio of information services provided by OCHA for online audiences including ReliefWeb, ReliefWeb Response, and Humanitarian ID. This involves 24/7 oversight, content and operations management (NY, NBI, BKK) for all services; and a dedicated product management capacity to continuously improve delivery of relevant information via web, mobile or social channels to target audiences. 

** Even though the duty station is listed as New York, USA, consideration may be given to allow the position to be home-based depending on the incumbent’s personal situation. For home-based position, EST time zone will be strongly preferred and a location-specific fee scale will be applied in determining the contractor’s fee.**

Under the direct supervision of the Digital Operations Assistant, the Programme ...

Education A high school diploma is required. A technical diploma in a ...

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)  Contract level: Local...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time. Applications ...
This vacancy has been cancelled.


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