Operations Associate Job at UNDP

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Applications have closed

Website United Nations Development Programme

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 3rd Sept 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Operations Associate to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme
Position Operations Associate
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Secondary Education
Experience Required Minimum Six years
Application Deadline 19th Sept 2022

UNDP Job Vacancy 2022

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verify quality and consistency of Description of Assignments (DOAs), especially that required educational and professional background corresponds to the tasks and responsibilities of the assignment and UNV policies;
  • Advertise relevant assignments in line with established processes;
  • Identify suitable candidates for national UN Volunteer assignments, according to DOA requirements and as per corporate Key Performance Indicators, using talent sources to ensure the strongest caliber of candidates;
  • Contact long-listed candidates ascertaining their interest and availability when required;
  • Comply with all procedures pertaining to the selection of volunteers for specific assignments;
  • Check references, obtain technical clearances and verify performance appraisals for selected candidates as per policies, ensuring they match established standards of competence and integrity;
  • Keep relevant parties updated on status of identification and negotiate adjustments when required;
  • Record actions and data in the volunteer management systems as per policies
  • Liaise within the Regional Office to keep abreast of evolving demand for national UN Volunteers profiles in the portfolio;
  • Support regional and national outreach campaigns in coordination with the VSC Talent Acquisition and Management team and the Communication Associate in the Regional Office;
  • Support the development by the Regional Office and Field Units of a network of local talent sources as per corporate strategy, as necessary;
  • Represent UNV at talent sourcing and outreach events, as necessary.
  • Synthetize lessons learned in national UN Volunteers identification with the aim to improve VSC timely and quality delivery;
  • Provide inputs as required on identification processes and systems;
  • Contribute to the design of capacity building activities and materials related to the identification of National UN Volunteers;
  • Perform other administrative duties as may be required.

Position in Organization:

  • Operations Associate
  • Job Identification: 5687
  • Locations: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Apply Before: 09/19/2022, 09:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNV
  • Grade: G6
  • Vacancy Type: Temporary
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: UNV
  • Contract Duration: 4 months
  • Education & Work Experience: High School certificate
  • Required Languages: English: Mobility required/no mobility
  • no mobility required


  • Secondary education with technical training in human resources, business administration or related areas;


  • 6 years of relevant experience in personnel and business processes management;
  • Knowledge of the conditions of service of the UN Common System or of international organizations is an asset.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and office software packages (ERP, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English;
  • Proficiency in another official UN language is an asset.

How to Apply UNDP Operations Associate Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/5687

The Closing Date: 19th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.