Partnership Action Fund, Project Management Support - Associate

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Last update: Apr 12, 2024 Last update: Apr 12, 2024


Deadline: Apr 28, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Germany
Organization: UNOPS
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience:<1 year
Date posted: Apr 12, 2024


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Dutystation: Bonn, Germany

Functional responsibilities

Support PAF is monitoring and reporting (M&R) processes.

  • Support the PAF Project Management Support Officer in compiling PAF’s quarterly country update reports based on narrative progress reports submitted by the implementing partners (IPs).

  • Ensure effective documentation and maintain timely update of PAF’s M&R system and tools (SharePoint folder, project deliverables library, Monday board),

  • Provide sound contribution to the Project Management Support Officer in extracting the lessons learnt and monitoring PAF progress and performance and ensure that relevant indicators are reflected in the NDC Partnership’s M&E framework.

  • Review project data for progress against planned key results areas and report on non-performing areas.

  • Prepare data/statistics for monthly updates and contribute to the preparation of quarterly progress reports.

  • Codify and organize folders, documents and deliverables attached to each grant process, observing NDC Partnership’s information sharing practices and tools.

  • Support the Country Engagement and PAF Core teams in the implementation of PAF-related processes and procedures, for instance, scheduling coordination calls with partners, facilitating Evaluation Committees, note-taking and similar tasks.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Monitoring & Evaluation plan including performance indicators and establishing baselines and methodology, in coordination with the project M&E and Reporting Officer;

  • Prepare PAF reports and other communications materials for different stakeholders as needed.

  • Ensure timely and quality submission of reports as identified in the project agreement through coordinating inputs and drafting reports related to project activities;

  • Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned by the PM or PMSO, to contribute to the procurement and grants management processes.

Knowledge management and innovation

  • Support the compilation of lessons learned as per the defined reporting format.

  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for planning and knowledge building.

  • Gather and maintain lessons learnt

  • Set up and maintain records of project files and activity reports in hard and soft copy.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

  • Completion of Secondary education is required.

  • A first-level university degree, preferably in Accounting, Project Management, Business Administration, Management, or a related field is desirable.



  • With a secondary education, a minimum of 6 years of relevant and progressive professional experience, preferably in the field of Project Management with focus on monitoring, recording, reporting, and coordination is required.

  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office/Google Suite is required with an emphasis on gSheet and Excel.


  • Experience of working for UN agencies or international organizations.

  • Experience in grant management.

  • Knowledge of international climate policy and environmental issues.

  • Experience in international cooperation and/or project management.

  • Experience with stakeholder and partner management.

  • Experience in procurement and operations.

  • Proficiency in English is required.

  • Knowledge of another official UN language (French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, and Chinese Mandarin) is an asset.

** This is a Local ICA contract, therefore every EU nationality is eligible andencouragedto apply. However, please note that, as this is a Local position, regretfully, relocation support will not be provided to the selected candidate.