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.

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

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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