National post, fixed term appointment, G-6

Admin/Finance Associate

9 July 2018

UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office, Johannesburg, South Africa

*Please note that this vacancy is open only to nationals of South Africa, Non-Nationals with Permanent Residents or Holders of Valid Work Permits for South Africa*

Job Setting:

The Admin/Finance Associate will support the work of the Joint UN Programme on SRHR/HIV in the East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) based in Johannesburg, South Africa. S/He reports to the Project Coordinator based at UNFPA ESARO and falls under the overall leadership of the HIV Prevention Advisor. The Admin/Finance Associate will provide administrative, clerical and logistical support to the technical and programme staff working on SRHR and HIV to ensure the effective implementation of UNFPA’s efforts on SRHR and HIV. S/He is overall responsible for providing: administrative support, managing the travel of the unit, supporting the procurement process for consultants, logistical and administrative support for the organisation of meetings, regional consultations, other events or activities being undertaken by the unit. Will develop and maintain an electronic filing system, databases and support the maintenance of electronic platforms for the sharing of information. The Admin/Finance Associate will work in close collaboration with the International Operations Manager at UNFPA ESARO and the operations team.

Job Purpose:

The Admin/Finance Associate will provide administrative, clerical and logistical support to the SRHR/HIV Integration Unit. The Admin/Finance Associate will provide administrative, clerical and financial support to the SRHR/HIV Team at UNFPA ESARO. S/He is overall responsible for providing administrative support, managing the travel of the unit, support the unit in managing the managing the procurement process for consultants undertaking work on behalf of the unit, provide logistical and administrative support for the organisation of meetings, regional consultations and other events being organized by the unit. Maintain the record and filing system of the unit. 

Education: 

Completed Secondary Level Education required. A basic degree is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 6 years experience in providing administrative and financial support.
  • Experience of the financial and administrative procedures of UNFPA or another UN entity.
  • Proven track record in delivering results. 

Languages: 

Fluency in English. Depending on the duty station, a working knowledge of another UN language such as French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian may be required.

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