Deadline: 3 April 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme, Budget and Finance Assistant in Banjul, Gambia. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Programme, Budget and Finance Assistant will perform the following functions-
- Input/update work plans including planned costs in GSM.
- Initiate setting up of HR plans, identify and include positions in HR plans, update position parameters and submit for approval.
- Initiate mapping of positions to task and awards.
- Complete Award Activation, Distribution and Amendment requests.
- Raise or revise work plan funding requests.
- Develop/revise award budgets.
- Monitor expenditures against award budgets, project funding, award distributions and PB allocations.
- Identify and process necessary revisions to expenditures, award budgets and project funding.
- Monitor and review staff costs in occupied and vacant positions.
- Follow up on cancellation of encumbrances in relation to travel costs and procurement of goods and services (refer to accounting instruction 45).
- Perform budget analysis and produce budget and award reports.
- Contribute to the reporting on performance assessment.
- Add Imprested activities (recording, reconciliation process and submission to AFRO, relations with the bank, treasury management, special reports).
Applicants must have-
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- Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training or commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.
- Diploma or higher education in accounting or finance and an accounting or finance qualification will be an advantage.
- 10 to 15 years of working experience with 3 to 5 years of responsible work in finance, budgeting and/or accounting activities.
- Experience within UN or other international or multinational organizations will be an advantage.
- Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision; to provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software; to interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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For more information, please visit WHO.