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Project Finance Assistant

Job Category:
Finance
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
12 January, 2011
Last Date to apply:
22 January, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 2 years of relevant work experience

Description:
 

1. Background and Rationale

The Gender Justice and Protection (GJP) Project is a key initiative of the UNDP Pakistan with the aim to contribute towards sustainable reduction in Violence against Women (VAW) in accordance with the government’s policy commitments.  The project is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented through the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The project supports initiatives at community, organizational and policy level to reduce violence against women in Pakistan.
Gender Justice and Protection project intends to hire a short term consultant for a period of three months. The consultant, under the supervision of National Project Manager (NPM), Gender Justice and Protection Project, will perform the following tasks and responsibilities:

Tasks & Responsibilities:

• Assist with all administrative and logistical arrangements for meetings, workshops and conferences and office management
• Assist GJP project team members to photocopy documents, prepare sets of reports, binding and stapling
• Oversee work and training of support staff, GJP reception counter maintenance, IT related issues, energy conservation/ efficient utilization and administrative support to GJP team while undertaking field visits etc.
• Update filing system, inventory, financial records/ledgers/reports for the project
• Maintain a list of addresses/phone numbers of counterparts and relevant GOP/Private Organization's officials
• Assists in preparation of payment requests of GJP project staff and vendors with the supporting documentation and liaison with UNDP for payments follow-ups.
• Assists in inviting quotations and making comparison statements for various offices needed procurements for GJP
• Assists in preparing project budget and maintain financial disbursement and monitoring systems for GJP

Deliverables:

a. Submission of cost sharing report on monthly basis

b. Submission of petty cash replenishment report  periodically


Duration of Assignment:
The assignment will commence in Jan 2011 and conclude in March 2011 with a total number of 30 working days.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelorsBachelors Degree (2-3 Years)A Bachelors degree in relevant field

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesEnglish Language and Communciation Skill Excellent  • Good communication skills • Computer literacy is essential • Fluency in English is required; Knowledge of one or more local languages would be an advantage.