UN Jobs – Senior Project Control Assistant – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Senior
Project Control Assistant
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 008/2020
Position Number: 10033684
Position Grade: GS-5
About US:
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 Senior Project Control Assistant will
work in Project Control Unit specifically to perform the duties of following up
on monthly VAT submissions, reconciliations with UNHCR partners.
The preferred
candidate should have good communication skills, possess good computer
knowledge in word and excel including the ability to use formulas in excel.
He/she should possess good organizational, planning, ability to prioritize work
and accomplish work. The position is supervisory, and the candidate will report
to the Project Control Officer. However, the incumbent is expected to have
contacts within the organization and outside the duty station, as well as with
partners and other stakeholders to collect information, monitor program
activities and implement administrative requirements
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Contribute
to reviewing the internal control systems of implementing partners.
·       
Assist
with monitoring that IP agreements are established for each project.
·       
Prepare
reports on project expenditures levels and patterns in relation to the Country
Operations Plan and project agreements and implementation rates to track project
progress.
·       
Assist
with the verification of the financial status of projects by researching files,
calculating costs and anticipating expenditures, to that the balance available
under each project can be easily monitored.
·       
Bring to
the attention of supervisors and programme officers any significant variances
at the office level in: budget execution, percentage of project execution, time
schedule, and quality of projects against specifications or terms and
conditions.
·       
Perform
other duties as required



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Project Control Assistant
job placement should have completed a High school diploma. Required.
·       
Additional
qualification in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Finance,
Project Management or related field is required.
·       
At least
two years of previous job experience in the field of accounting/finance,
auditing, project management, business analysis, quality assurance and/or risk
management is required.
·       
Knowledge
of English is required.
·       
Experience
working in VAT submission and reconciliation responsibilities, within UN or
equivalent environment is desirable
·       
Analytical
Thinking
·       
Stakeholder
Management
·       
Planning
and Organizing
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: 21st June 2020
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