The Myanmar Operations Centre (MMOC) under the UNOPS Asia and Pacific Regional Office has been established to develop, support and oversee UNOPS’ portfolio of projects in Myanmar and to ensure that synergies between projects are effectively developed. The MMOC plays a critical role in ensuring quality services to UNOPS partners that meet stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
In February 2009, MMOC was selected by the Myanmar Country Coordination Mechanism for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as one of two Principal Recipients of GFATM grants for Myanmar. The implementation of the grants has been under started since January2011.
To strengthen implementation of the GFATM grants, UNOPS is seeking qualified candidate to position of Programme Associate for HIV/AIDS Programme. Programme Associate shall be posted at the National AIDS Program at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
the overall supervision of Head of Programme Unit and the direct supervision of
the National Health Officer, the Program Associate shall be responsible for
performing the following specific duties and responsibilities:
Professionalism – Ability to conduct independent research and analysis, identify
issues, and recommend solutions; proven analytical skills. Familiarity with UN
and UNOPS rules, regulations and policies. Ability to work systematically, accurately
and under pressure.
Planning and organizing - Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and
monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
Result-oriented - Ability to focus on the result for the clients and respond positively
Client orientation - Ability to identify clients' needs and appropriate solutions;
ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.
Communication - Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate
Teamwork - Strong interpersonal skills and; ability to establish and maintain
effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic
environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Analyzing Skills – Ability to make rational judgments for the available information
and analysis and probe for further information or greater understanding of a
problem and present with alternative options.
Self- reliant: Ability to act independently with a minimum of supervision.
Specific assignments may be reviewed while in progress; however the majority is
reviewed on completion. Routine duties are performed independently. Good
Technological awareness - Excellent computer skills and ability to use software tools to
present data clearly and concisely; Good working knowledge of MS Office
applications including proficiency in Excel, Spreadsheets & Database