Programme Associate: EU4Moldova Focal Regions Programme

Deadline for application: 
14 Jan 2020
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
UNICEF Moldova

UNICEF Moldova is looking for a Programme Associate, that will support the implementation of the EU4Moldova Focal Regions Programme by carrying out a range of programme support functions to help develop, implement and monitor the programme, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF and EU rules and regulations. 

The overall objective of the five-year programme is to strengthen the economic, territorial and social cohesion in the Republic of Moldova through facilitating inclusive, sustainable and integrated local socio-economic growth and improving the standards of living of children, adolescents and all citizens in the two focal regions Cahul and Ungheni.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization;
  • A minimum of six years of administrative work, accounting/finance, economics, or other substantive area is required;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems;
  • Prior experience in programme support functions is an asset;
  • Previous experience with EU funded programmes is a very strong advantage;
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;
  • Fluency in English and Romanian is required. Knowledge of Russian or one or more additional languages relevant for Moldova, including Bulgarian, Gagauz, Romani, Ukrainian or sign language would be an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and read more detailed information, please visit UNICEF Moldova web-page:

Applications for this position must be received no later than: 14 January 2020

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply and become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

This project is funded by: