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Re-advertisement: UN Women MCO Finance Assistant - (Open to Kazakhstan Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Almaty, KAZAKHSTAN|
|Application Deadline :||25-Apr-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-5|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||one year|
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 Multi-Country Office (MCO) is based in Almaty, Kazakhstan and covers 4 countries in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan). MCO programming includes support to Governments and civil society organizations in the development and implementation of innovative approaches aimed at achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, specifically targeting increasing women’s political participation and leadership, securing women’s economic rights, strengthening women's involvement in peace building, ending violence against women and making government budgets and policies more responsive to women's needs.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Finance Associate, the Finance Assistant provides financial services to the MCO Operations ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Finance Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
The Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Operations, Programme and projects staff, and the Operations team to ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support implementation of operational strategies:
Accounting and financial monitoring services:
Proper MCO cash management system:
Functioning of the optimal cost recovery system:
Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
The key results have an impact on the MCO financial services management in terms of quality and accuracy of work. Accurate data entry and presentation of financial information and a client oriented approach enhances the Office capability to effectively and efficiency manages financial resources
Core values / Guiding principles
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Ethics and values:
Development and innovation:
Work in teams:
Communicating and information sharing:
Self-management and emotional intelligence:
Continuous learning and knowledge sharing:
Appropriate and transparent decision making:
Excellent knowledge of office software packages.
Required Skills and Experience
All online applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/~/media/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/P_11_form_UNwomen%20doc.doc
The system will only allow one attachment, hence all supporting document e.g. P11, CV and Cover letter must be scanned as one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. Only qualified, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.
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.