Senior Country Finance Expert at UNOPS, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: 1 January 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Senior Country Finance Expert in Geneva, Switzerland.

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UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Country Finance Expert will perform the following functions-

  • Collate up-to-date information on the sources of nutrition financing, methodologies and issues related to financial tracking, and the broader policy dialogue regarding development financing and how it pertains to nutrition.
  • Advise and support the SUN Movement Coordinator, SUN Executive Committee, SUN Movement Secretaiat and SUN Networks on these topics and identify on strategic engagement opportunities.
  • Cultivate and develop a resource pool of other experts on nutrition financing, available to further support the Movement’s efforts.
  • Provide guidance to the Data Manager in managing the SUN Budget Analysis exercise and utilizing it for understanding and anticipating the financing needs of SUN member countries.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Political Science, Social Sciences, Economics, Development, International relations, Nutrition or related fields is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be acceptable in lieu of an advanced degree.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in international development financing is required with a strong background in managing projects from conception to delivery.
  • At least 6 years of country work experience in support of SUN country-owned and country-driven initiatives for development is desirable.
  • Fluency in oral and written in English is required.
  • Fluency in either Spanish, French or Portuguese is desirable.
  • Nationality of Switzerland.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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