organization: UN Children’s Fund
deadline:21 Jan 2019
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.
For every child, a champion
UNICEF South Sudan faces a complex operating environment, with challenges related to conflict and lack of road infrastructure. Our work has been focusing on lifesaving needs, tackling issues such as acute malnutrition, displacement and insecurity, and basic health. We are also continuing with regular programming, such as providing routine and supplementary immunization services, safe drinking water, access to sanitation, and strengthening early childhood development.
Join our team and help us make sure every child has a champion.
How can you make a difference?
Under the general guidance and supervision of the Donor Relations Manager, the Donor Relations Officer analyses proposal budgets for completeness, correctness and conformity with programme and budget guidelines; analyses Donor Contributions including production of financial reports and quality assurance of financial reports; responsible for pipeline projections and probability of funding for the Country Office; and responsible for information management for the Donor Relations section.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
The Financial Monitoring and Information Management Officer will:Produce products on income trends for external and internal audiences to present an accurate picture of the funding needs for emergency and development needs. Prepare or oversee the preparation of various reports and analysis relating to contributions as required. This includes assisting in planning and preparation of materials and presentations for donor briefings and meetings, donor visits, and development of resource mobilization aids and documents for the UNICEF response.Liaise, coordinate and give advice to programme managers to ensure effective proposal budget preparation with the consistent application of financial rules, regulations, policies and procedures.Providing oversight on the preparation of financial reporting for donor reports.Coordinate with programme teams to ensure timely submission of budget modifications.Contribute to capacity building of country office staff on financial reporting, providing one on one follow up support and knowledge sharing.Grant related information management in SAP and share drive/team site.Perform other related duties as required.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…Education:Advanced university degree in Project Management, Development, Business Administration, Financial Management, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree with additional two years of experience can be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.Work Experience:Two years of relevant professional work experience is required. Developing country work experience and background/familiarity with Emergency is an asset.Language Proficiency:Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local working language of the duty station is an asset.Technical Knowledge:Advanced ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and concisely orally as well as in writing.Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas.Proven ability to manage different priorities of different internal and external stakeholders. Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Prior knowledge and hands-on experience in the use of an Enterprise Resource Planning System (SAP) is required.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are:Planning and Organizing (level 2)Learning and Researching (level 2)Formulating Strategies and Concepts (level 1)Analyzing (level 1)Applying Technical Expertise (level 1)
View our competency framework at:http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.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=519209