UNESCO - Addis Abeba (Éthiopie)

Reference 6ETBFM0005RP

Type of Contract CDD

Duration of Contract Voir annonce

Education Voir annonce

Work Experience Au moins 4 ans

Application Deadline 01/01/1970

Position n° 24

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About the employer / working context

Domaine : Coordination des opérations sur le terrain - Administration

Duties and Responsibilities

The Finance and Administrative Officer is responsible for providing a range of administrative management support activities to the UNESCO entities in Addis Ababa (Liaison Office and International Institute for Capacity-Building in Africa), Ethiopia. S/he reports directly to the Directors of entities 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. She Advises and supports Directors of entities or the designates on all financial and administration, budget, financial, human resources management, premises-related and security matters within the Office. 

Job Qualifications & Skills / Selection Criteria



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

  • Professionally recognized accountancy qualification. 

Work Experience

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


  • 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.

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

  • Ability to interpret rules and administrative guidelines and to solve routine and non-routine issues in the field of Human Resources, budget, finance and administration.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. 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 the financial, HR or administrative management tools of an ERP (preferably SAP).


  • Excellent/very good knowledge of English.




Work Experience

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


  • Knowledge of UNESCO Rules, Regulations and administrative procedures.


  • Good/fair knowledge of French.



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Additional Information about the position

Position Type: Voir annonce

Working Hours: Voir annonce

Salary: Montant 81400 Dollar américain (USD)

Closing Date: 0000-00-00