Programme (Budget) Officer, P-2, TA (364 days), Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh #553504 (not for Bangladeshi nationals)

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This is a P-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 2 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be between 57,661 USD and 78,318 USD.

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The international rate of 57,661 USD, with an additional 0% at this the location, applies.

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

With UNICEF Bangladesh you are at the centre of the change you want to see.

In one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices in the world, you will be working with dynamic colleagues who have helped deliver remarkable results for children: Net enrolment in primary education rose from 61 per cent in 1987 to 98 per cent in 2019. Stunting fell from 42 per cent in 2013 to 28 per cent in 2019. Fully vaccinated children increased from 52 per cent in 2001 to 84 per cent in 2019.

Join us as we go the next mile for the nearly 60 million children in Bangladesh, including half a million Rohingya refugee children.

In a country undergoing rapid economic and demographic transition, be part of tackling malnutrition and stagnant wasting. Help protect children from child marriage, child labour and violence. Support the country to invest more in health and education, and to extend safe water to the children who are furthest left behind.

For every child, knowledge.

How can you make a difference?

Under guidance of the Planning Specialist, Cox’s Bazar, the incumbent Programme (Budget) Officer will contribute to programme budget planning and monitoring, evaluation of programme/project activities, ensure funds utilization is in-line with donor approval, monitor effective grants management, carry out financial data analysis and ensure timely submission of expenditures. The Programme (Budget) Officer also provides professional financial and operational assistance throughout the programming process by supporting a variety of technical tasks to facilitate the effective implementation of HACT in line with the UNICEF HACT Policy and Procedures.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Budget Planning and Management
  • Partnerships & Reporting (Budgets and financials)
  • Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT)
  • Capacity Building (Budget Management/HACT)

For detailed job responsibilities, please access JD below:

TOR - Programme (Budget) Officer P2.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • University degree in accounting, budgeting, business administration, financial management, audit procedures and or other social sciences.
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in programme/project development and management or financial planning, management and oversight or related field at the international and/or in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in programme/project financial monitoring and evaluation in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Background/familiarity with and exposure to emergency programming is preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
  • Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

*UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

*Internal candidates may be given preference over external candidates. The term "Internal" refers to all staff members with fixed term, continuing or permanent appointments.

*Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

* UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

*The complete vacancy announcements can be reviewed via UNICEF Careers website at https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/listing/

Added 5 months ago - Updated 5 months ago - Source: unicef.org