National Project Personnel - Admin/Account Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-06-13 Deadline: 2021-06-26
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The project “Building a Resilient Churia Region in Nepal” (BRCRN) was approved by the 24th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in November 2019, and is Nepal’s first full-size GCF project. FAO, as the nominated Accredited Entity (AE) for the project, is responsible to the GCF for implementation of the project and is also co-Executing Entity (EE) with the Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoFE) of the Government of Nepal (GoN).  The BRCRN project will be implemented in 26 critical river systems in the southeast region of Nepal, covering parts of Provinces 1, 2 and 3, linking the Churia hills and upper Terai, and aims to promote widespread adoption of climate-resilient land use practices, confront the challenges of deforestation and forest degradation, better maintain the forest ecosystem in the Churia hills, and build resilience to climate-induced hazards.

Reporting Lines
Under the overall supervision of FAOR and direct administrative supervision of the Team Leader and in close consultation with Assistant FAOR (admin) at Country Office, the National Project Personnel - Admin/Account Specialist will primarily be responsible for monitoring budgets, forecasting, providing basic administrative and human resource function and reporting on key financial data that enable effective management of project funds and resources.

Position: National Project Personnel - Admin/Account Specialist Level: SB-3, Peg-4 

Vacancy Announcement No: 2101730

Job Posting: 11/Jun/2021

Closure Date: 26/Jun/2021, 3:44:00 AM

Organizational Unit: FANEP

Job Type: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)

Grade Level: N/A

Primary Location: Nepal-Kathmandu

Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Post Number: N/A

Tasks and responsibilities

  1. Overall Administrative support to the FAO TA Team in Project Office

  2. Overall Accounting Support of the Project Activities.


Job Specification

Minimum Requirements

  • National of Nepal

  •  Bachelor Degree in Management/Commerce/Business Studies/Business Administration;

  • At least of 5 years of proven working experiences in administration and finance with UN or similar development programme or with reputed Non-government organizations and Experience in the use of FAO financial and Administrative management system will be an added advantage;

  • Candidate should have knowledge of computer skills (MS Office package: word, excel and power point) and financial database management

  • Experience of working with Government of Nepal institutions

  • Working knowledge of English and Nepali 

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Building Effective Relationships

  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills 

  • Proven experience of experience in the use of FAO financial and Administrative management system

  • Proven leadership skills, communication and coordination skills in the field of Admin and Finance/Account

  • Work with multidisciplinary team in multicultural environment

  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English;

  • Strong inter-personal skills and excellent oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of auditing, financial and budgeting system of government will be desirable;

  • Having experience of working with multi-disciplinary team will have an advantage

  • Working knowledge of English, Nepali and local language;

  • Sound knowledge of project administration and financial management-accounting and reporting;

Selection Criteria

  • Relevant Education 

  • Relevant Work experience;

  •  Language skills;

  • Extent of relevant technical experience in the related areas of Admin and Account 

  •  Ability to manage and work with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team

  • Good working knowledge of English (Written and Spoken) 

  • Experience with similar internationally funded development projects will be an added advantage 

  • Demonstrated communication and coordination skills

  • Work with multidisciplinary team in multicultural environment

  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills in English and Nepal

  • Sound knowledge of project administration and financial management-accounting and reporting;

Apply Instructions

  • Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered

  • Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.

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Organization Summary

Nepal became a member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 21 November 1951. Since that time Nepal and FAO have been cooperating to improve the agricultural and rural development in the country.

FAO was the first among the different UN agencies to start its office and field level work in Nepal focusing initially on agriculture and water resource management. During last 64 years of service, FAO Nepal office has made great strides in vital areas of agriculture and rural development by providing advice on policy matters and technical support in relevant sub sectors. It also mobilizes extra-budgetary sources in times of disaster and emergency to provide urgent humanitarian support.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location UN House Pulchok
Organization Size 1-10
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