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Administrative and financial assistant
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||31-Jan-10 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||10,5 Months|
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.
The project’s primary goal is to improve access of population and small business to finance and credit recourses by developing microfinance services and raising financial culture of population.
The project will promote the development of a commercially viable microfinance sector and its integration in the national credit and finance system. The project will support the efforts to improve the business environment, reduce administrative barriers to enterprise activity and expand economic opportunity in small cities and rural areas.
Access of the general public to finance and credit will be conducive to meeting national and regional targets on enterprise development and material well-being.
The project is fully consistent with the State Socio-economic Development Programme of the Republic of Belarus for 2006-2010 and the Concept of State Support and Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises for 2006-2010.
The project “Support to Microfinance Development in Belarus” was launched in partnership of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus and UNDP. The project commenced to operate in 2008. Accordance with Memorandum between the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus and the UNDP, done in Minsk, Belarus on 23 December 2009, the parties agreed to extend the project till 31 December 2010 and to introduce the position of an administrative and financial assistant of the Project Manager on period from 15.02.2010 to 31.12.2010).
The “Support to Microfinance Development in Belarus” project’s focus:
More information about the program/project can be found at www.undp.by
Duties and Responsibilities
| The incumbent will be based in the Minsk, Belarus. He/she will work in close cooperation with Project Manager and will be responsible for all administrative (contractual, organizational and logistical) and all accounting (disbursements, record-keeping, cash management) and reporting matters under the project.
The selected Administrative and financialassistant shall:
coordinate implementation of Registry functions, focusing on achievement of the following results:
provide accounting and administrative support to the project focusing on achievement of the following results:
Administrative and financial assistant will report to Project Manager.
Required Skills and Experience
UNDP WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM RESIDENTS OF BELARUS
Applicants are requested to apply on-line.
Information about the condition of the SC contract: http://un.by/vacancy/undp/conditions/
Applicants have to:
Responsible applicants will be shortlisted, and at least three applicants will gain a personal, or telephone hearing.
Women are encouraged to apply. UNDP is non-smoking work environment.
Due to the large number of applicants for UNDP positions, UNDP regrets that it is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates about the outcome or status of the recruitment process.