Associate Programme Officer Job in UNHCR at Kathmandu, Nepal

Associate Programme Officer Job in UNHCR at Kathmandu, Nepal


Job Summary

  • Name of Company: UNHCR
  • No. Of Vacancy: 3
  • Job Location: Kathmandu
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Qualification: Economics; Business Administration; Social Sciences; or other relevant field.


  • Support in assessing and analysing the needs of persons of concern in a participatory manner, using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective as basis for planning.
  • Provide support on programmatic aspects of developing multi-year protection and solutions strategies and annual plans with corresponding priorities taking into account corporate priorities.
  • Support Results Based Management and programme capacity in light of evolving requirements, programming approaches and gaps.
  • Assist the planning process in compliance with planning parameters outlined in the Programme Manual and the planning instructions.
  • Support the revision and analysis of plans, mid-year and year-end reports of UNHCR office(s) in the Area of Responsibility AoR), ensure quality assurance and compliance with established policies, guidelines, procedures and standards.
  • Assist in the provision of overall direction to broaden partnerships with key stakeholders in order to maximize the protection and solutions response for persons of concern.
  • Provide support to ensure a consistent application of the framework for implementing with partners, including the effective implementation of the policy on selection and retention of partners, management of partnership agreements, risk-based project performance monitoring, and risk-based project audits, among others.
  • Contribute to ensure consistent and coherent monitoring approaches, tools and systems across the region, in line with global standards and polices.
  • Actively contribute to UNHCRs programming of community of practice and continuously contribute to improvements of programming tools and processes.
  • Oversee a timely and effective follow-up of internal and external audits observations and recommendations that relate to programmatic issues.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • excellent English communication skills (written and oral)
  • excellent planning, organizing, time and stakeholder management skills
  • familiarity with digital data-collection and relevant computer skills
  • experience and understanding of new technologies, including the use of mass communication (SMS)
  • services, Cash-Based interventions, cloud technologies, and data analytics would be advantageous
  • relevant professional experience of not less than two years, preferably with the NGO or UN sector would be a distinct advantage
  • past experiences in working with persons of concern to UNHCR or with other vulnerable populations would be a distinct advantage

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit their application/motivation letter along with duly filled and signed Personal History Form by e-mail to [email protected] clearly stating the position title, vacancy notice number and your Last Name in the subject line

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