UNDP Global Mission Statement
UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with national counterparts on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.
UNDP Afghanistan Mission Statement
UNDP focus is helping Afghanistan build and share solutions to the challenges of Environment, Livelihoods, Gender, Rule of Law, Governance and Health. UNDP has been working in Afghanistan since 1966 in close partnership with government, civil society and other national and international partners. UNDP advocates for change and connect the Afghan government, NGOs, civil society and other partners to the knowledge and resources they need to help the Afghan people build a better life.
Under the direct supervision of the Audit and Financial Risk Management Analyst, the Risk Management Associate (RMA) provides effective and efficient support the activities of the Risk Management Unit including to management of CO´s internal and external audit and risk management processes as well as compliance activities ensuring high quality and accuracy of work and full confidentiality in all aspects of the assignment. The RMA supports the implementation of the established audit & compliance and risk management related standard operating procedures (SOP) according to UNDP’s rules and regulations, the management of information flows, and follow-up on deadlines and commitments.
The Risk Management Associate works in close collaboration with the other units of the Financial Oversight unit, Operations, Programme and Project Teams in the CO, with the Office of Audit and Investigation and with UNDP HQs staff for ensuring follow up on audit and compliance related issues and information exchange.
Summary of Key Functions:
1. Efficient support to processes and activities related to internal and external audits
2. Efficient support to risk management and compliance activities
3. Efficient support to management of unit activities and implementation of CO standard operating procedures
4. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
1) Provides efficient support to processes and activities related to internal and external audits, focusing on achieving the following results:
2) Provides efficient support to compliance and risk management activities, focusing on achievement of the following results:
3) Provides efficient support to management of unit activities and implementation of CO standard operating procedures, focusing on achieving the following results:
4) Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO and projects, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Job Knowledge/ Technical Expertise
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Ability to evaluate financial data, derive relevant findings and present them in a meaningful manner
Knowledge of accounting concepts, principles, regulations, and policies and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
Maintains effective client relationships
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Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
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