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Programme Finance Officer

Job Category:
Programme Finance
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Gender Support Programme-UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
20 January, 2008
Last Date to apply:
02 February, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

• Demonstrated computer skills for data processing (MS Office)
• 5-7 years experience in coordination of work and good knowledge of standard practices and procedures in finance.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• Ability to manage a team efficiently, in a multi stakeholder environment.
• Ability to handle accounts.
• Experience with UN agency/project is preferred
• Excellent interpersonal and team working/administrative and organized skills

Description:
 

Background
Gender Support Programme (GSP) is funded by UNDP and the governments of Switzerland, Norway, Canada and the DFID-UK and it aims to eradicate poverty in Pakistan through gender-responsive governance and a rights-based approach to sustainable human development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Programme Finance Officer will undertake the following tasks:
 
·         Assist in the preparation of work plans to be discussed with government/donor/ departments/agencies for implementation.
·         Assist in the preparation of the monitoring and progress controls set in place by UNOPS.
·         Take part in the project's activities design meetings.
·         Prepare Programme budget and maintain financial disbursement and monitoring systems for monthly submission to UNOPS Asia Office.
·         Process financial claims/imprest account and facilitate approval through ensuring appropriate documentation and record keeping in line with UNOPS rules.
·         Assist with all administrative and logistical arrangements for meetings, workshops and conferences.
·         Assist in production of publication material (reports, newsletters, brochures etc.).
·         Prepare different correspondences on the above matters and ensure follow up system.
·         Oversee the work of the Operations Assistant and Administrative & Finance Assistant.
·         To Look after all administrative & financial maters of Gender Justice & Protection Project, UNDP.
·         Performs any other duties as required.
 
Supervision

The Programme Finance Officer will work under the direct supervision of Programme Coordinator, Gender Support Programme.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesEconomics, Business AdministrationMasters DegreeMasters degree in Economics, Business Administration (with Majors in Finance & Accounting), Finance / Accounting, Commerce.