Level/Grade of the Position: G5
1. Background and Justification
*Purpose of the Position
Provide support to the country office, as related to the preparation and monitoring of budget estimates, financial transactions, e-imprest, journalization, and liquidation of payments and facilitate the timely transfer of funds for Programme activities. Provide assistance to national and international staff and non staff on all issues related to financial matters.
2. Job Description
*Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objective
To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State’s health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.
*Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on the intricacy and difficulty of working environment)
Under the supervision of the Admin. Officer and general guidance of WR and relevant Project Officer(s) work is performed in a typical office environment. Work is assigned by supervisor who gives instructions on non-routine matters. Guidance is provided in the form of work programme, account guidelines, administrative and financial instructions. Supervisor/s and lead-worker/s determine priorities on the basis of changing and ad-hoc requirements. Incumbent performs day-to-day routine tasks independently. Complex issues or exceptions from established procedures are discussed and resolved with supervisor. Some judgment and interpretation are involved in determining appropriate methods for the processing of the various accounting tasks and in adapting established practices to assigned work. Complete work is reviewed by supervisor(s) for accuracy, adherence to the established procedures and deadlines.
*Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected)
3. Recruitment Profile
Describe the core, management competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones.
*2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Functional Knowledge and Skills
*Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position
Completion of secondary education; training in business administration/commerce and or technical courses in a field related to the work performed.
University degree in accounting, commerce or business administration is an asset.
At least five years of related experience in accounting and/or administrative work.
Work experience with UN organizations / agencies or international institutions
4. Use of Language Skills
Very good knowledge of English and local languages
Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.)
**-**Good knowledge of Microsoft applications.
– Knowledge of ERP/Oracle applications is an asset
Your application should be sent to the below email address, please indicate the title of the position you have applied in the email subject by close of business Thursday 15 Sept 2022. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.