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This is a G-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 4 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be more than 1,616 USD.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The incumbent will perform the following duties: 1- Initiate, verify and process financial transactions and payments for WCO and sub-offices related to staff and non staff costs, purchase orders, local purchases, etc, based on authorizations received in compliance with established rules and procedures. 2- Process e-Imprest transactions and monitor Imprest GL's including processing and reviewing of purchase orders for services - Imprest, DFC's, GES and other activities with the aim to ensure accuracy of financial data, adequacy of supporting documents and maintenance of proper accounting records. 3- Reconcile country office cash books and justify any difference in reconciliation; prepare cash counts and to reconcile with the cashbooks on a monthly basis.- Update and maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions. 4- Effect cash payments to meeting participants, obtain necessary signatures and ensure completion of supporting documents.5- Compare cash books with bank statements to compute gain and loss in exchange rate on monthly basis and liaison with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange rates. 6- Prepare financial tables and reports. Initiate correspondence and answer queries related to area of work.7- Replace and assist other colleagues in the team and perform other related financial and administrative duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Completion of secondary education; training in business administration/commerce and or technical courses in a field related to the work performed. Desirable: Bachelor degree in business administration, commerce, accounting, social sciences or other related field

Experience

Essential: At least 3 years of related experience in accounting and/or administrative work. Desirable: Relevant experience in the UN system.

Skills

- Very good organizational skills. - Proven knowledge of banking regulations and local laws. - Good analytical and effective communication skills. - Sound knowledge of the organization's policies and regulations in general, and in particular, regarding project activities and financial procedures is an asset.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Moving forward in a changing environment Ensuring the effective use of resources

WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Intermediate knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Dari. Expert knowledge of Pashto. Desirable:

REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at USD 19,392 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.

  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.

  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.

  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.

  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.

  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.

Added 25 days ago - Updated 11 days ago - Source: who.int