Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 28 Jan 2017
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
Under the general guidance and supervision of the Programme Assistant – Pool Coordinator, responsible for supporting programme planning and budgeting by registering and
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
Provide administrative assistance to the accomplishment of the business processes (contracts/legalizations, DCT´s/Payments/T.A´s, etc) in all programmatic section according to the pool requirements.
Contribute to implementation of project and annual work plans by compiling, registering and maintaining information on project activities and providing updated information on programme implementation and financial status for analysis, action and reporting purposes.
Contribute to financial implementation by investigating queries regarding authorisations, budgetary and financial processes and following-up with Finance, Administrative and Programme staff on budgeting and payments.
Undertake logistic and administrative arrangements for the organisation of meetings and workshops aimed at building technical and management capacity in public institutions, strengthening local management, programme planning and reviews with implementing partners according to pool requirements.
To create and maintain up-to-date programmatic files and documentation, including agreements, consultants according to pool requirements. Including compilation of documents needed to committees presentations (PCAR, CRC, etc.)
Contribute in the preparation of the office work plan, Donor reports, country programme recommendation and all related documents: Plan of Operations, Project Plan of Action, Country Programme Summary Sheet, and Programme Summary Sheet by compiling and summarizing information reflecting current obligations and future programme and/or budgetary implications.
Performs any other permanent or temporary responsibilities assigned by the Programme Assistant – Pool Coordinator.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Secondary education degree. University courses in administration, finance, accounting or a related field. Progressive formal or «on the job» training.
Five (5) years of progressive experience, some of which should be in administration, finance or accounting. Experience in international or multinational organisations desirable.
Good level of English is required. Excellent communication and writing skills in Spanish is required.
Competencies of Successful Candidate
Following Instructions and Procedures, Analysing, Learning and Researching, Planning and Organizing.
Advanced knowledge of computers.
Prioritize work and ability to work on more than one task at a time.
Self-awareness and self-regulation.
Accounting and finance knowledge.
To view our competency framework, please click here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502386