Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - Job-specific
The United Nations General Assembly resolution 71/251 established the Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries and adopted its Charter on 23 December 2016. The objectives of the Technology Bank include strengthening the science, technology and innovation capacity of least developed countries; and promoting the development and implementation of national and regional science, technology and innovation strategies.
Within limits of delegated authority the Programme Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
Provides reliable administrative coordination of project planning and preparation activities and general office support services. Processes work and requisite follow-up accomplished under some supervision, seeks advice from and/or reporting to supervisor as needed. Accurately prepares reports. Consistently applies appropriate policies, guidelines and procedures. Effectively and in a timely manner, liaises and interacts with colleagues and concerned parties internally and externally.
Monitoring and progress controls
Reporting required on deliverables outlined under “Responsibilities” on at least a bi-monthly basis, and at the discretion of the Executive Director of NASAC and the Programme Management Officer of the Technology Bank, more frequently. An accounting for funds expended and activities delivered will be expected quarterly, with a final report at the end of the contract.