Under the direct supervision and guidance of the National Project Coordinator, the Finance Office will provide all financial support to the Project Management Unit.
The Finance Officer will carry out activities as approved by the Project Coordinator and endorsed by the Department of Environment.He/She will report directly to the Project Coordinator. The Finance Officer will work in close coordination with UNDP and will be responsible for ensuring that the project finance is accurately spent in accordance with the agreed project activities and budget to achieve the objectives outlined in the Project Document.
The National Project Coordinator and UNDP will assess his/her performances on an annual basis.
Summary of key function:
Administration and implementation of operational and financial services for the project
Provide administrative support for the PMU
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Corporate: Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards. Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP. Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. Treats all people fairly without favouritism
Professionalism: Ability to perform a broad range of administrative functions, e.g., budget/work programme, human resources, database management, etc. Ability to apply knowledge of various UNDP and government’s administrative and basic financial resources rules and regulations in work situations. Experience and knowledge of administrative and financial roles.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately; Shares information and keeping people informed. Ability to communicate openly with colleagues.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; solicits inputs valuing others’ ideas and expertise; willing to learn from others; supports colleagues, contributes to the learning of colleagues and provides oversight.
Planning& Organizing: Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in efficient and timely manner.
Building Trust: Ability to work transparently, follows through agreed-upon actions, and can provide an environment to interact actively without fear of repercussion.
Technological Awareness: Fully proficiently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. Keeps abreast of available technology; seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
Accountability: Ability to take ownership for all responsibility and honors commitments; delivery of outputs responsible for with quality standards; provides support to colleagues and takes responsibility of delegated assignments
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Contract Duration: 12 MONTHS ONLY
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