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Administrative and Finance Assistant, LEED project
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||22-Jan-13 (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 :||one year, extendable|
Please read carefully the below information. Before you apply on-line, please download and fill in the P11 form (UNDP personal history form), that should be attached to your on-line application.
UNDP will use a transparent and competitive screening process, though will only contact those applicants in whom there is further interest. No telephone inquires will be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Only the UNDP PERSONAL HISTORY FORM (P11) will be considered for screening of applications! It can be downloaded at the following link:UNDP Personal History Form
The UNDP starts implementation of the USAID’s Local Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Project (USAID/UNDP LEED).
The overall Project's goal is to strengthen the role of the private sector in the economies of Brest and Grodno regions and in the thriving tourism sector of the Republic of Belarus through achieving the following specific objectives:
Duties and Responsibilities
|The objective of the assignment is to provide administrative and finance support to the project staff members in Brest and Grodno regions (Local Task Coordinators, administrative assistances) and assistance to the Grant manager, Ecotourism Advisor, PR-Coordinator and Project Manager to ensure effective running of the project management unit.
Work Performed/or responsibilities:
The Admin&Finance Assistant (AFA) will be based in Minsk. Admin&Finance Assistant works under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager and provides administrative and financial support for the successful implementation of project activities and the achievement of planned project results. He/she promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations and works in close collaboration with the national partners, donors and project staff for resolving complex finance and administrative related issues.
The Admin&Finance Assistant is responsible for all administrative (contractual, organizational and logistical) matters under the project and provides necessary assistance to Project staff members in Brest and Grodno regions and Minsk (Local Task Coordinators, administrative assistances, Grant manager, Ecotourism Advisor, PR-Coordinator and Project Manager) in the implementation of day-to-day project activities. He/she is responsible for all accounting (disbursements, record-keeping, cash management) matters under the project. The Admin&Finance Assistant reports to the Project Manager and works in close cooperation with Local Task Coordinators and administrative assistants in the regional offices, Grant manager, Ecotourism Advisor, and PR/Event Coordinator.
Summary of Key Functions:
Overall, provides all necessary support to the Project Team in the implementation of the project in accordance with the UNDP procedures and USAID procedures, including financial-administrative aspects of the Local Initiatives’ implementation.
Accounting and administrative support:
Required Skills and Experience
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.