UN Admin/Finance Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Admin/Finance Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position No.: 10016804
Vacancy Notice: 025/2018
Reports to:  Senior Admin / Finance Officer
Duty Station: Hoima, 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 Organization.
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 files;
  • 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
  • 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: 11th April 2018
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