Administrative-Finance Assistant at UNDP, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Deadline: 3 December 2018

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Administrative-Finance Assistant in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The duration for this post is 6 months.

The Administrative/Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Operations and Programme Units in the County Office and project personnel to ensure consistent service delivery.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Administrative-Finance Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure implementation of operational strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Full compliance of administrative, procurement and HR activities with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
    • Full compliance of financial processes and financial records with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
    • Provision of inputs to preparation of workplans.
  • Provide administrative, finance, procurement, HR and logistical support, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Interpretation and implementation of procedures and rules related to administrative, procurement, financial and personnel matters and ensure their compliance.
    • Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats, study tours, etc.
    • Arrangement of travel and hotel reservations, preparation of travel authorizations.
    • Provision of all necessary support in organization of the above, as well as report to submission to UNDP office.
    • Full compliance of procurement activities with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
  • Provide support to office maintenance and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Monitoring the Inventory Records, maintain the records and files on assets management, distribute the stationery to personnel and provide advice on procurement of goods to avoid unnecessary purchase.
    • Maintenance of files and records relevant to office maintenance.
  • Provide support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Participation in the training for the operations/projects staff on administration, procurement, finance and HR.
    • Briefing personnel on general administrative, financial and personnel matters.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Secondary education.
  • Certificates in finance/accounting.
  • At least 3 years of relevant administrative and accounting/financial experience at national and/or international level is required.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Practical experience in procurement is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Russian.
  • Knowledge of Kyrgyz is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.