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Finance and Administrative Assistant: Women Peace and Security with Military Actors (WPSMA)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE|
|Application Deadline :||12-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 Months (with possible contract extension)|
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.
As part of its interventions in supporting the implementation of the UNSC Resolution 1325 in Mozambique, UN Women will begin implementation of a project to enhance the capacity of the military actors and to contribute to a transformative Women Peace and Security agenda. This will involve enhancing women’s inclusion and integration in the security sector including the military and making sure that armed forces are better prepared to, based on a gender analysis, integrate a gender perspective in the planning, conduct of operations and activities in stability operations, conflict, and post-conflict settings.
In order to implement the Project, UN Women Mozambique Country Office seeks to recruit a Finance and Administrative Assistant. Reporting to the Programme Specialist, the Finance and Administrative Assistant provides support in the development and implementation of assigned projects consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. S/he contributes to financial management and provision of necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support. The Finance and Administrative Assistant will also support the implementation of other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
Under the oeveral guidance of the Country Office Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist and Operations Manager, the Finance and Administrative Assistant is responsible for the execution of a wide range of financial and administrative services in the Country Office ensuring timeliness, efficiency and transparent use of financial resources and delivery of services in support of the project and the CO Programme in accordance with UN Women and EU financial and administrative rules, regulations, policies, procedures. S/He will work in close collaboration with the programme and operations teams in the Country Office, Regional Office and relevant Headquarters colleagues in solving complex finance and administrative related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide Financial Support to the Project/s in full compliance of UN Women rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Provide administrative support for effective project management
Contribute to project budget management and implementation in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Contribute to capacity/knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Please attach a completed P11 to your application. Kindly note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment .
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel 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.)