Category: Fixed-Term Appointment [GS-7]
Job Opening ID: 35667
Duration: 1 year initially
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth issafe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
You would be responsible for:
Administration and implementation of operational strategies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results
Ensures administration of budgets and functioning of the optimal Common Services Account (CSA) focusing on achievement of the following results
Provides accounting support to the Finance Unit focusing on achievement of the following results
Ensures proper CO fund management functioning focusing on achievement of the following results
Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results
Carry out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA leadership.
Qualifications and Experience
Completion of Secondary School Education is mandatory and at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, or completion of First Level Degree or higher with minimum six (6) years of relevant experience. First Level Degree in areas of business administration, public administration, finance, information technology, economics or related discipline is preferable.
Proficiency in current office software applications. Advanced knowledge of spreadsheets, especially Excel, and Google Sheets preferable. Prior experience in working with ERP system (preferably PeopleSoft/ Oracle) is an advantage.
Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, precision and accuracy.
Ability to formulate business requirements into logical system specifications.
Must be able to work in harmony across teams, both internally and externally.
UN common system experience, is desirable.
Fluency in oral and written English and national language of the duty station.
Compensation and Benefits :
This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits, as applicable.
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.
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