United Nations UNHCR Admin/Finance Associate Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Job Title:      Admin/Finance Associate
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026747
Vacancy Notice: 30/2016
Reports to: Admin/Finance
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 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 Organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Performs personnel administration tasks
    including interpretation and processing entitlements, issuance of
    contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and files;
  • Offers support in conducting preliminary
    interviews of candidates, administering typing exams and recruitment of GL
  • Carries 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;
  • Prepares, updates, maintains inventory
    records of non-expendable equipment for submission to the main office.
    Orders and controls stationary supplies;
  • The jobholder 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 other duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Admin/Finance Associate job placement should have secondary school with
    post-secondary certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance,
    Office Management, Human Resources or other related fields;
  • At least six years of previous job experience
    relevant to the function;
  • Good computer skills (MS office and Peoplesoft applications)
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge
    of another relevant UN language;
  • Excellent knowledge of Aringa is an added
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: 4th
January, 2017
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