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Programme Associate

Number of Position: One [1]

Category: Fixed Term Appointment [GS-7]

Job Opening ID: 40722

Duty station: Kathmandu

Deadline: Friday, 14 January 2022 by 5:00 pm Nepal Time

Duration: One year (renewable)



1. Education:

Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.


2. Knowledge and Experience:

    • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in programme/ project management support in the private, public sector and/or in an international organization.
    • Prior work experience in providing similar support to programmes and projects within the United Nations and/or an International Organization is desired;
    • Strong organizational skills;
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment respecting diversity of work teams
    • Sound interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to use analytical tools and logic to gather, define information, situations, problems, and draw logical conclusions to the data;
    • Make timely and appropriate decisions, taking into consideration, various and complex issues.
    • Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Office Packages, databases and the Internet
    • Working with UN procedures and working methods, particularly with UNFPA's agenda, policies and procedures is highly desirable.
    • Good writing and communication skills.


How to apply: UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.


A full job description of the position can be accessed at and only applications using this link will be accepted.


Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.


UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all, including persons with disabilities.