FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (Cairo)

UNESCO - Caire (Égypte)

Reference 5EGBFM0005RP

Issue Date 29/10/2014

Type of Contract International

Duration of Contract Indéterminée

Work Experience Au moins 4 ans

Department: Filed Operations Coordination - Administration

Application Deadline 28/11/2014

Position n° 393

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Duties and Responsibilities

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

The Finance and Administrative Officer is responsible for providing a range of administrative management support activities to the UNESCO Cluster Office in Cairo, Egypt. S/he reports directly to the Director of Office with overall guidance from the Bureau of Financial Management (BFM).

On matters of financial internal control in their capacity as certifying officer, s/he will have a functional reporting line to the Chief Financial Officer. S/he will receive policy guidance/ instructions from the relevant sectors within UNESCO on the areas of Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Security and Office Administration. S/he will be assisted in the discharge of his/her duties by the Bureau for Field Coordination and BFM.

Job Qualifications & Skills / Selection Criteria

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • University degree in finance, business administration, public administration, accounting or other related fields.

Work Experience

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in administration, finance and/or accountancy.

Skills/Competencies

  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills, ability to identify issues and formulate options/recommendations.

  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.

  • Extensive knowledge of UNESCO Rules, Regulations and administrative procedures.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, persuasively and use tact and diplomacy.Service-oriented and team builder:

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to establish good working relationships with external and internal partners.

  • Ability to take initiative and seek innovative ways to improve results.

  • Good IT skills. Knowledge of SAP and the financial, HR or administrative management tools.

Languages

  • Excellent/Very good knowledge of English.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Professionally recognized Accountancy Certification.

Work Experience

  • At least 2 years at international level with international organisations or United Nations agencies.

Languages

  • Good knowledge of French.
  • Good Knowledge of Arabic.

Additional Information about the position

Area of Business: International Organization

Working Language: Français

Second Language: Anglais

Salary: Montant 76 000 USD (Annual Salary)

Closing Date: 2014-11-28