Chief of Fund Administration at OSCE, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 21 September 2017

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Fund Administration in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Chief of Fund Administration will perform the following functions-

  • Planning, directing and ensuring the provision of the required support services to implement the mandate of the Mission.
  • Ensuring the efficient use of the Mission’s human, financial and material resources by ensuring that effective management principles, policies and procedures are developed and implemented in the Mission, and that they are being administered in accordance with the OSCE Financial and Staff Regulations.
  • Formulating and implementing appropriate control procedures and systems to safeguard the Mission’s resources and ensure accountability at all levels; controls and monitors the financial performance of the Mission.
  • Establishing staffing requirements for the Mission and recruiting staff in accordance with standard OSCE recruitment policies.
  • Ensuring that appropriate learning and development opportunities are provided to meet the needs of the Mission.
  • Monitoring the use of financial resources in the Mission and ensuring that they are utilized in accordance with the Financial Regulations, Rules and Instructions.
  • Ensuring that annual Budget Proposals submitted by the Mission are in accordance with the standards of the OSCE and fully aligned with the Performance Based Programme Budgeting (PBPR) approach employed at the OSCE.
  • Providing advice and guidance to Mission management, programmatic and administrative staff on the application of the OSCE’s procurement and contracting policies.
  • Ensuring that procurement and contracting activities are conducted in compliance with the Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS), with strict adherence to the OSCE’s code of conduct, transparency, accountability, efficiency and value for money aspects.
  • Implementing asset management standards, including vehicle management for the efficient utilization of material resources.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in public or business administration, management, finance, accounting or related field.
  • First-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in the field of general administration (especially Finance, Human Resources Management or Procurement/Logistics) including experience working in international organizations.
  • Knowledge of financial, human resource management and material resource management principles and concepts.
  • Established ability to identify and analyse problems and to take corrective action.
  • Proven management experience.
  • Ability to manage a large team is highly desirable.
  • Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications, and Enterprise Resource Planning systems (e.g. Oracle), database and spreadsheet software.
  • Fluency in English, including excellent written and oral communication skills.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit OSCE.

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