UN World Health Organization (WHO) Jobs – Budget & Finance Clerk

Organisation: World Health Organization (WHO)
Vacancy No:
Grade: GS 05
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
: WHO Country Office, Uganda
Operations Officer
World Health Organization (WHO) is the
directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations
system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters,
shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating
evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and
monitoring and assessing health trends. 
In the 21st century, health is a shared
responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective
defence against transnational threats.
About WHO
The mission of the WHO
Uganda Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable
level of health by all people living in Uganda through collaboration with the
government and other partners in health development and the provision of
technical and logistic support to country programmes.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintains
    financial records and financial transactions in the GSM environment ;
  • When authorized,
    make petty cash disbursements, maintain records of them and balance
    accounts as duly obliged.
  • Initiate setting
    up of HR plans , identify and include positions in HR plans , update
    position parameters and submit for approval ;
  • Assist the new
    staff or those leaving the WHO on opening or closing bank accounts,
    exchanging currency and offering expertise in financial aspects.
  • Initiate mapping of
    positions to tasks and awards ;
  • Assists in
    generating reports from the Global Management System ; also prepares
    recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required to
    facilitate financial implementation analysis;
  • Perform any other
    duties as assigned.
Skills & Experience:
  • Completion of
    secondary school education and/or equivalent technical or commercial
    education with specialization in accounting, budgeting of finance.
  • Diploma or higher
    education in accounting or finance will be an added advantage.
  • 2-4 years
    experience with 3-5 years experience in Finance, Budgeting and/or
    accounting activities.
  • Ability to plan ,
    organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources to the
    express ideas clearly and concisely , both orally and in writing to
    conceptualize and carry-out tasks with little supervision; interpret financial
    rules and regulations ;
  • Establish and
    maintain effective working relationships with people of different national
    and cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience in the
    United Nations or other multi-national organizations or NGOs would be an
    added advantage.
  • Personal
    Self management,
    Results driven, Excellent team ethic, Cultural diversity. 
Language: Excellent Knowledge of English and Swahili
and any other local languages would be an added advantage.
How to

All those interested in working with the World Health Organisation (WHO) should
send their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of
certificates, diplomas and testimonials should be addressed to;

The WHO Representative
P.O .Box 24578,
Kampala, Uganda.

24th May 2013

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