Joblink Somalia

Payment Team Observer

negotiable Expired 3 years ago
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CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The purpose of the project is to support Somali security institutions, Government stakeholders and international community working under the general oversight of the Human Resources System (HRS) to build and, systematically and efficiently manage an accountable and transparent Human Resources system that supports the security institutions stipend payments and benefits of the security forces and veterans.
Role objectives
Payments Team Observer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Observation of the Payments Teams to ensure that all processes and actions are undertaken in accordance with established SOP’s for payments of the Somalia National Army (SNA) troops , including the verification of intended payees.The Payments Team Observer will report to the Payment Mentor on any irregularities in the payments process that affect the transparency and accountability of cash payments. The payments team observer will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of payments teams and also be responsible for preparing pay cycle reports to be provided to the Payments Team Observer Manager .
  • Function as a team member in conducting independent and objective control over field registrations and verifications, including identification of issues and opportunities to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and reliability of processes and ensure appropriate use of resources.
  • Maintain contact with field teams to ensure the payments teams’ timely , efficient and sound performance of their respective responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with payment teams.
  • Develop tools for monitoring of payments in line with project objectives
  • Assist the HRS project team with monitoring progress and completion of payments 
  • Measure progress according to payment timelines, identifying problems, proposing solutions in collaborations with the Project Manager 
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems at the field level to ensure payments are made in accordance with established SOP’s for payments to SNA troops.
  • Ensure the payments operations are properly documented and quality assure such documentation
  • Monitor and report on the status and implementation of payments and appraise the adequacy of the processes applied by the payments teams 
  • Provide advice on payments related matters.
  • Provide guidance to payment teams on technical and administrative matters
  • Participate in relevant coordination meetings and other working groups.
  • Other duties as required.
Project reporting

The Payments Team Observers Manager will work within the HRS Project Team and will provide regularupdates on progress with reference to payments as well as weekly and monthly progress reports asreouired

Key competencies Leadership – Proven supervisory ability and/or technical leadership. Ability to maintain effective working relations both as a team member and team leader.
Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Planning & Organization – Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines
Judgment – Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment and decision making skills.
Communication – Strong spoken and written communication skills.
Problem Solving – Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.
Professionalism – Professionalism: sound knowledge of, and exposure to, administrative and financial management issues.
Team management
Team management: This role does not have team management responsibility.
Further information

1. Bachelors Degree in related area combined with 5 years of professional relevant work experience.
2. Good knowledge of roles and activities of the United Nations within complex humanitarianemergency or developmental environments;
3. Proven ability to produce reports and papers on substantive issues with strict attention todeadlines;
4. Ability to oversee and report on the work of others;
5. Excellent drafting ability and communication skills, both oral and written, and good computer skills;
6. Proven abilitv to communicate orally, and ability to prepare written reports in clear, concise and meaningful way
7. Good interpersonal skillsand abilitiestogain assistance of others in ateam endeavor;
8. Ability and readiness to travel, including to hardship locations in Somalia;9. Ability to effectively work in a multicultural environmenu
10, Be physically fit, and in good health;11. Have a demonstrated ability to live in the conditions ofthe region;
12. Knowledge of the UN system and familiarity with the procedures will be considered as an advantage;
13. Fluency in oral and written English and Somali is required

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.


Mogadishu, Somalia
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