UN Admin/Finance Associate Career Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Admin/Finance Associate
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028948
Vacancy Notice: 009/2018
Reports to:  Senior
Admin / Finance Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL6
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by
the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and
co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The
Admin/Finance Associate will be supervised by the Field Officer who defines
general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The
Admin/Finance Associate will supervise some support staff in which case
Managerial competencies M001 and M002 (under 2.3 below) are applicable and
should be selected by the staff member and manager in the context of Performance
Appraisal Management (e-PAD). The incumbent keeps frequent contacts with staff
at various levels in the office and occasionally with staff at the same level
in other duty stations and/or Headquarters; with local suppliers, banks and
financial institutes on subject matters which may be of importance to the
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent performs personnel
    administration tasks including interpretation and processing entitlements,
    issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and
  • The Admin/Finance Associate provides
    support in conducting preliminary interviews of candidates, administering
    typing exams and recruitment of GL staff;
  • Carry out surveys of local cost of
    living, DSA rate and servicing staff, housing rental and collects
    information on the above-mentioned.
  • Prepares travel authorization, ID cards
    and other personnel related documents for staff;
  • Record vouchers in MSRP Finance and
    Supply Chain application, prepares monthly replenishments, maintains Petty
    Cash, enters Requisitions and Purchase Orders.
  • Prepares monthly reports on accounts for
    submission, as needed. If required, assists in preparation of ABOD and
    submission along with Country Operation Plan;
  • The Admin/Finance Associate also prepares,
    updates, maintains inventory records of non-expendable equipment for
    submission to the main office. Orders and controls stationary supplies;
  • Attends meetings and participates in
    discussions of new or revised procedures and practices on administration
    and finance matters; interprets and assesses the impact of changes and
    makes recommendations for follow-up action;
  • Performs any other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Admin/Finance Associate job placement should have completed
    Secondary Education with post-secondary certificate/training in Business
    Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other
    related fields;
  • At least six years’ experience relevant
    to the function;
  • Good computer skills (MS office and
    People soft applications)           
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge
    of another relevant UN language;
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 12th March 2018
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