- Job closed -

Vacancy Announcement No: 68564

Job Title: Budget and Programming Associate
Section/Unit: Programme
Grade Level: Service Contract Level 6
Supervisor: Programme Officer
No. of Post: 01
Duty Station: Khartoum
Duration: 12 Months
Closing Date: 23 Nov 2017

  Background:

About WFP:
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 75 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.



  Duties and responsibilities:

1. Check the provision of a range of services, including facilities and light vehicle management, travel, protocol related, etc., maintaining information, to contribute to the provision of a safe and comfortable working environment.
2. Collate and process information including dissemination to support the production of standard documents and reports for the unit, to enable decision-making and the effective management of resources.
3. Manage and maintain paper and electronic records within the area of responsibility in accordance with established procedures, to ensure swift and easy data access as required.
4. Undertake research and perform basic analyses of data, to contribute to the provision of accurate information and effective management of resources.
5. Be a first point of contact for internal queries, to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective resolution of daily issues.
6. Provide inputs to routine methods and practices in own area of work, to support the continuous improvement of services provided.
• Assist Programme unit in compiling budgetary requirements for the cash based transfers segment of the budget.
• Serve as alternate focal point for national programme budget officer as needed.
• Use judgement to address unforeseen situations on a daily basis - including setting up standard guidelines on the CBT segment of the budget.
• Provide support to junior budget assistant on relevant area.
• Cross-check with AOs and programme subunits to ensure that all plan submissions have been enacted on time.

 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Education:
• Completion of secondary school education.
• A first university degree in International Affairs, Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance are desirable.
Experience:
At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience, of which at least two years in handling budget planning and expenditures tracking.
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language and Arabic.

Other specific job requirements:
• Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.
• Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.
• Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.
• Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.


Terms and Conditions:
* This vacancy is open to qualified Sudanese Nationals Only.
WFP is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. In the pursuit of WFP’s mission to feed the hungry poor, WFP employees must uphold the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct at all times. WFP has zero tolerance for fruad & corruption, sexual exploitation and discrimination.

Deadline for applications:
Applicants are required to create their personal account and fill in the profile form with his/her personal details in WFP Career Web-Site through the links provided below.
Applicants must ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching the CV, answer the pre-screening questions and agree on legal statement prior to submitting the application.
External applicants:- Interested external applicants can apply on WFP Career Site: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings
Internal Applicants:- Interested internal applicants can apply through the E-Recruitment tool: http://newgo.wfp.org/services/e-recruitment
Applicants may apply using LinkedIn profile (if available).

* Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.




sudanjob.net