Post Title: Youth Participation Development Officer
IMIS & VN. No.: TIM58934 & HR/VN/2014/002
Duty Station: Dili. Timor-Leste
Section: Adolescent & Youth Development
Budget Level: NOA, Fixed Term
Applications to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of issue: 07 April 2014
Closing Date for Applications: 25 April 2014
Purpose: Under the supervision of Child Protection Specialist, L-3, contribute to adolescent project data analysis. planning, administration, implementation, monitoring, progress reporting and evaluation including teamwork.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Communicates with counterpart, partners' local authorities on Youth Participation project details, specifically follow-up on the Youth Parliament. Participate in planning and design, meetings, implementation and review
of project activities. Recommends courses of action to the supervisor. Analyzes project status, organizes periodic reviews and recommends appropriate adjustments.
2. Investigates Youth Participation project related queries regarding authorization, delivery or payments. Follows up with Finance, Administrative, Supply and Programme staff on processing of payments, advances to governments and liquidation of accounts. Monitors the flow of Youth Participation project and related supply and non-supply assistance to local authorities. Drafts supply and financial documentation. Collects and records information on supply/non-supply inventory, distribution and utilization. Ensures that activities are in accordance with workplans. Monitor PEA in VISION. Draft, review and finalise requisition and payment documents in VISION. Provides updated information on project financial and administrative status for analysis and report purposes.
3. Collaborates with other colleagues in the Section as well as Education, Health & Nutrition, WASH and Social Inclusion on the planning, implementation and review of activities related to adolescent development and participation, such as Student councils, lifeskills education, violence prevention, teenage pregnancy prevention. etc
4. Undertakes ongoing field visits to UNICEF project sites for monitoring, participation or observation of Youth Participation project activities and local conditions. Prepares routine reports on results of visits and project progress. Recommends adjustments and follow up on recommendations.