Finance & Contracts Expert Assistant – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
(IOM)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Finance &
Contracts Expert, European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM)
VNE
Number:
VNE-14
About
US:
The International Organization for
Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international
intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  IOM works to help ensure the orderly and
humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on
migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration
problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including
refugees and internally displaced people. The IOM, acting as implementing
partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local
staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation
Mission (EU EOM) in Uganda.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Finance & Contracts Expert
Assistant will render support to the Finance & Contracts Expert in carrying
out the following tasks:
·        
Facilitate
the administration arrangements for the mission in close collaboration with the
Finance & Contracts Expert;
·        
Ensure
that briefing from IOM covers all areas relevant to the observers including the
administration.
·        
Support
in the recruitment of local staff and prepare contracts/payroll according to
IOM and EC regulations; goods receipt of purchased items, invoice verification
and ensure proper archiving of financial or invoice related documentation.
·        
Assist
in establishing smooth and transparent cooperation with mission experts.
·        
Assist
in planning and organization of the deployment of the international staff and
related disbursement of cash advances.
·        
Take
part staff briefings, debriefings and team meetings as required and perform any
other duties that may be required.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IOM Finance & Contracts Expert Assistant vacancy
should preferably hold a degree in Business Administration or related field
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience (preferably with International Organizations
or NGOs in the related field).
·        
All candidates
should be non-partisan
·        
Excellent
command of both written and spoken English
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
·        
Excellent
analytical and drafting skills
·        
Computer
literacy i.e. familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook.
·        
Willingness
and flexibility to work in an environment with an intensive workload
·        
Candidates
must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight
deadlines.
NB: Candidates should be
available for hire immediately. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
How
to Apply:
All those interested in working with the
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send their resumes and
short application letters via E-mail only to: recruitmentuganda@iom.int. Please
clearly include the VNE Number in the subject line of the email. (Check top of
this advert)
Deadline:
24th December 2015
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