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Fixed Assets Management Associate, Administrative Services Division
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||02-Mar-13 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-7|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Two years|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Renewable based on satisfactory performance|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
The Administrative Services Division (ASD) within the Office of Financial Resources Management (OFRM), provides cost-effective and timely services to Country Offices and Headquarters in the areas of premises management, inventory management and travel services.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Manager of the Operations Services Sections/ASD/OFRM, the Fixed Asset Management Associate is responsible for supporting the IPSAS business process results in the accounting for the procurement, utilization and disposal of the assets at Headquarters and Country Offices.
The Fixed Assets Management Associate supports the overall management and control of expendable and non-expendable UNDP assets, administers disposal of assets and subsequent renewal of inventory data; administers and executes processes and transactions ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Fixed Assets Management Associate promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Implements operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:
Supports in the asset oversight management for UNDP as a whole, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in UNDP HQ, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Impact of Results:
The key functions have an impact on the overall efficiency of HQs and COs in financial resources management and on the success in the introduction and implementation of operational strategies. Accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial information and the timely and appropriate delivery of services ensure client satisfaction; and enhance UNDP's credibility in the application of IPSAS and the use of financial resources.
Maintaining information and databases
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Basic research and analysis
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Design and Implementation of Management Systems
Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Maintains effective client relationships
Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Gathering and disseminating information
Required Skills and Experience
Please submit a fully completed and signed UNDP Personal History Form (P-11) which can be downloaded at http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_histgory_form.doc. Please include email addresses for your Supervisors. Without the completed and signed P11, your application will not be considered.Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and please ensure that copies of your educational qualifications are available when contacted.
Fund Code - 80196
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
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.