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Finance Specialist 27 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Somalia
Open

Finance Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
Somalia
Mogadiscio (SOM)
English,Somali
Immediate
12 months
27 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the overall guidance of Deputy Chief Electoral Advisor, direct supervision of Project Manager, IESG the Finance Specialist (IUNV) is responsible for the financial management of the ‘Joint Programme for Support to Universal Suffrage Elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia’ in line with UNDP rules and regulations. The Finance Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the IESG. The Finance Specialist will further advice and support the national counterparts with the financial management aspects in line with the Letter of Agreements with UNDP. S/he will work closely with the relevant National Independent Electoral Commission ( NIEC) and other national counterparts to support the following:
1. Ensure effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight, focusing on the following:

  • Financial analysis and oversight for all resources under the project;
  • Proper planning, expenditure tracking of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations; • Maintaining internal controls over all financial processes; ensuring an efficient financial flow process;
  • Tracking and reporting to management of key financial performance indicators.

2. Ensure implementation of operational strategies and procedures, focusing on achievement of the following results.

  • Establish or fine tune financial procedures: e.g. receipts, payments, disbursements and bookkeeping, filing procedures for the project;
  • Ensure that financial procedures in place comply with the financial/accounting and procurement requirements of UNDP;
  • Continuously analyze and monitor the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for the project;
  • Oversee the transparency of the financial processes and the use of funds and compliance with UNDP financial guidelines;
  • Ensure timely preparation of quarterly financial reports;
  • Routinely monitor financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigate anomalies or unusual transactions. Inform supervisors of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained..

3. Manage the Project budget and organize an optimal cost-recovery system, focusing on the following:

Manage all financial resources through planning, guiding, monitoring and controlling of the resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;

  • Prepare and monitor projects’ budgets in Atlas;
  • Develop proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management;
  • Ensure that payment information is properly recorded into the Atlas system on a timely basis.

4. Ensure proper Project cash management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Timely review of cash position for the projects to ensure sufficient funds on hand for disbursements;
  • Timely preparation of monthly cash flow forecast.

5. Capacity development of national counterparts.

  • Advise and assist with proper financial management and reporting in accordance to the letter of Agreement between UNDP and the counterpart;
  • Advice and train staff members of the counterparts on financial management and implementation;
  • Review submitted financial documents from national counterparts and provide feedback before processing payments.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree (or equivalent) in Finance/Accounting, Economics, Finance, Public Administration. Professionally qualified accountants from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an accounting-specific role with in a large international organization preferably in the UN system is required.
  • Demonstrated financial experience using an ERP financial system.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing financial and budget support to programmes/projects;
  • Demonstrated experience at developing detailed financial reports for senior management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IPSAS/IFRS.
  • Good team player and ability to work effectively with people from different backgrounds
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Somali(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Development programme/project administration
  • Experience in programme or project financial management in a development context, particularly fragile context;
  • Good Knowledge of the political and institutional context of Somalia;
  • Experience of working in an international organisation and/or multicultural environment;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

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apply.

Application deadline: 27 October 2020

Transport Assistant 05 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNSOS Somalia
Open

Transport Assistant

International Specialist
UNSOS
Somalia
Mogadiscio (SOM)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
05 November 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief Transport Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Transport Assistant will:

Raise notification and service order for the workshop and warehouse to release spare parts required to workshop mechanics and motor transport officers or perform maintenance services;

Managing the reception, production control and output of the workshop of all vehicles within the mission;

Monitoring the overall performance of workshop, ensuring the appropriate maintenance of individual types based on the age and technical performance of each make/model;

Ensuring quality control of repairs and maintenance and safety condition of the vehicles.

Identifying and monitoring the requirement for workshop tools/special equipment necessary for the efficient production;

Coordinate with the warehouse on the regular inventory and the availability of spare parts in stocks;

Oversee the workshop records in Umoja, prepares financial and budget summaries, writes reports and submits them to Fleet maintenance unit for review;

Determines generic technical specifications, estimates quantity (number of units), drafts proposals for requisitions for spare parts, tools and equipment in accordance with the UN procurement procedures;

Monitors the constant availability of vehicles for temporary assignment in support of one-off and emergency;

Conducts distribution of non-expendable transport assets;

Conducts bi-annual physical inventory of non-expendable transport assets in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines;

Maintains records for non-expendable transport assets, including records in fleet management databases;

Participates in the development of the Transport Section’s annual budget proposals;

Processes the vehicle write-off cases in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines

Conduct periodic, physical inspections on vehicles, to ensure they are maintained correctly, daily cleanliness (indoor and outdoor of the vehicle) and to detect damage and loses as well as for day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle: check oil, water, battery, tires, etc.;

Perform a variety of additional, ad-hoc tasks as and when required by the Chief Transport Officer and/ or his designated as required in accordance with UN policies and procedures.

Technical/Vocational diploma

High School diploma/certificate plus relevant certification/diploma or other academic qualifications or training in mechanical or automotive engineering maintenance.

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in repair, maintenance, and operation of MHE/CM and vehicles, or other mechanical equipment maintenance and repairs. This period can include formal nationally recognized and accredited apprenticeship programme; Three years of experience in vehicle maintenance and repair is required. Experience working in the UN system is an asset; Full unaided physical mobility;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance

Mechanical or Automotive Engineering maintenance.

Yes

Technological Awareness, Working in Teams, Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline: 05 November 2020

Especialista en investigación y desarrollo sostenible 29 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Peru
UNRCO
Peru
Lima (PER)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months
29 October 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Bajo la supervisión directa del Team Leader y de la Economista de la OCR, el/la Voluntario(a) de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Planificar y ejecutar el levantamiento de información para la elaboración de componentes y capítulos específicos del CCA, siguiendo lo establecido en las Directrices para el proceso del CCA dadas por la sede.
  • Elaborar y aplicar instrumentos para el levantamiento de información de fuentes primarias.
  • Sistematizar información generada durante reuniones y talleres virtuales.
  • Revisar y analizar fuentes secundarias en español e inglés.
  • Analizar indicadores y tendencias del desarrollo.
  • Apoyar la elaboración de un repositorio que permita almacenar y actualizar la información clave del CCA.
  • Redactar informes.
  • Apoyar la elaboración de agendas y minutas de reuiones.
  • Apoyar la incorporación de los comentarios y sugerencias de las diferentes Agencias, Fondos y Programas (AFP) en los diferentes capítulos del CCA.
  • Otras acciones relacionadas con los quehaceres de la OCR en el proceso de construcción del CCA y del UNSDCF.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachiller en ciencias sociales como sociología, economía, ciencia política, relaciones internacionales o afines.
48 Months
  • Experiencia general total de 4 años como mínimo.
  • Experiencia demostrada en investigación en temas de desarrollo.
  • Experiencia en análisis de indicadores y tendencias.
  • Excelente redacción en español e inglés.
  • Conocimiento sobre los marcos de cooperación internacional y la Agenda 2030.
  • Experiencia previa en alguna agencia, programa o fondo de la ONU será altamente valorado.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other development programme/project experience, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Experiencia general total de 4 años como mínimo.
  • Experiencia demostrada en investigación en temas de desarrollo.
  • Experiencia en análisis de indicadores y tendencias.
  • Excelente redacción en español e inglés.
  • Conocimiento sobre los marcos de cooperación internacional y la Agenda 2030.
  • Experiencia previa en alguna agencia, programa o fondo de la ONU será altamente valorado.
No

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU

If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.

Application deadline: 29-Oct-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Auxiliar de Asistencia Humanitaria (CBI) 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist IOM Peru
IOM
Peru
Lima (PER)
Spanish,English
Immediate
3 months
28 October 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de La Coordinadora de Proyectos o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Contribuir con la identificación, entrevista, y verificación de duplicidad de asistencia humanitaria de la población venezolana que va a ser asistida por OIM.
  • Brindar asistencia a personas migrantes y refugiadas en situación de vulnerabilidad, por medio de CBI, servicios o artículos en especie.
  • Participar activamente en espacios de coordinación, mesas temáticas, secretaría técnica y cooperación, entre otros.
  • Apoyar las acciones de Protección en contextos de emergencia, en coordinación con el equipo de Protección.
  • Asistir con la recopilación de información diaria sobre la asistencia de OIM y el trabajo realizado en campo.
  • Asistir con el desarrollo de informes sobre el trabajo realizado por la OIM en Lima.
  • Realizar un monitoreo constante de la calidad, cantidad y pertinencia de la asistencia humanitaria entregada por la OIM, mediante matrices, encuestas y mecanismos de retroalimentación.
  • Otras tareas que le sean asignadas por el jefe de misión y/o supervisor directo.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachiller o Titulado universitario en un tema relevante a trabajo social, sociología o ciencias sociales;

24 Months
  • Mínimo 2 años de experiencia práctica y demostrable en desarrollo e implementación de proyectos en asistencia humanitaria.
  • Mínimo 1 año de experiencia en la implementación de proyectos relacionados a emergencias y asistencia humanitaria.
  • Experiencia mínima de 6 meses siendo parte de equipos de respuesta humanitaria.
  • Deseable, experiencia en la asistencia humanitaria a través de intervenciones basadas en cash (CBI)
  • Deseable, experiencia en proyectos de cooperación internacional con contrapartes intergubernamentales y gubernamentales.
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos;
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience
  • Mínimo 2 años de experiencia práctica y demostrable en desarrollo e implementación de proyectos en asistencia humanitaria.
  • Mínimo 1 año de experiencia en la implementación de proyectos relacionados a emergencias y asistencia humanitaria.
  • Experiencia mínima de 6 meses siendo parte de equipos de respuesta humanitaria.
  • Deseable, experiencia en la asistencia humanitaria a través de intervenciones basadas en cash (CBI)
  • Deseable, experiencia en proyectos de cooperación internacional con contrapartes intergubernamentales y gubernamentales.
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos;
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Esta es una convocatoria Nacional, de manera que solo Nacionales de Perú y residentes legales en Perú con un estatus de refugiado o con estatus de apátrida son elegibles para aplicar.