|National Administrative and Finance Officer|
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||22-Feb-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||15d 22h 13m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-A|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year Renewable subject to funding and performance|
|In January 2016, the two OCHA Regional Offices for Eastern (which covers 10 countries in East Africa) and Southern (covering 15 countries in southern Africa) Africa were merged under unified leadership and administrative support from Nairobi. The National Administrative and Finance Officer position is required as additional capacity to facilitate a smooth and effective functioning of the newly merged office which in total administers OCHA support to 25 countries.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Administrative & Finance Officer, the National Administrative and Finance Officer analyzes and interprets the administrative and financial rules and regulations of OCHA and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex human resources, administrative and financial issues. The incumbent will work in support of and in close collaboration with all OCHA staff, including staff based in South Africa, to support effective and efficient functioning of the Office.
The Administrative and Finance Officer works closely together with the administrative and financial units of UNDP COs in the region, the OCHA Administrative Service Branch (ASB) and the OCHA Field Support Section in Geneva.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Summary of key functions:
1. Ensures the management of the office’s budget focusing on achievement of the following results:
2. Ensures the effective management of the office’s human resources and administrative requirements, focusing on achievement of the following results:
3. Provides support to proper supply and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following result:
4. Provides support to office maintenance, focusing on achievement of the following results:
5. Liaise with OCHA office in Johannesburg and the region and ensure collaborative work is undertaken, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Impact of Results:
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.The key results have an impact on the overall office efficiency in financial and human resource management and success in introduction and implementation of operational strategies. Accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial information, timely and appropriate delivery of services ensure efficiency of operations and enhance OCHA credibility. Administrative support provided to office in Johannesburg.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
A university degree preferably in Administration or related fields, and relevant demonstrated work experience.
Fluency in English required, including solid drafting skills. Knowledge of any other UN language would be an added advantage.