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Consultant - Finance Assistant (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||05-Dec-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year (20 Working Days Per Month)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year (20 Working Days Per Month)|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
UN Women’s Office, based in New Delhi, India, works to accelerate the advancement of gender equality and the empowerment of women through the strengthening of strategic partnerships, technical and policy advisory services and advocacy with governmental, inter-governmental and civil society partners. In addition, UN Women CO is charged with leading and coordinating the UN system’s work on gender equality, including through ensuring accountability for results.
Under the overall guidance & daily supervision of the Operations Manager, the Consultant (Finance Assistant) is responsible for the execution of a wide range of financial services and administrative processes in the India CO, ensuring timeliness, efficiency and transparent use of financial resources and delivery of services in accordance with organizational financial rules, regulations, policies, procedures and approved allocations. The Consultant - Finance Assistant promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations, standard practice and guidelines.
The Consultant - Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Operations Team in the Regional Office as well as with the Operations and Programme Teams in UN Women HQ for solving complex finance-related issues and information delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implement financial strategies, and adapt processes and procedures in full compliance of UN Women rules, regulations, policies, and recording and reporting systems:
Provide accounting and administrative support in full compliance of UN Women rules, regulations, policies, and recording and reporting systems, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Provide finance support to the Programme and Operations teams:
Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
Any other functions assigned by the Operations Manager.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Interested applicants should apply to this announcement through UNDP jobs site: jobs.undp.org
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:
Evaluation and Selection Criteria:
Criteria for shortlisting of CVs will be based on the following assessment:
The evaluation process for selection of the candidate will be based on the following assessment:
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.