Programme & Finance Support Officer at UNOPS, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Deadline: 19 December 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme & Finance Support Officer in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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 Programme & Finance Support Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Provide high-quality professional advice to the Programme Coordinator;
  • Lead and supervise the Programme Support Unit and in close collaboration with the Head of Programme provide the required strategic technical support work to the grant managed by UNOPS PR in Cambodia;
  • Manage the Programme Support Unit team ensuring that appropriate operational standards and systems are put in place and maintained for;
  • Act as OIC for the PR Coordinator as an alternate member of the UNOPS Cambodia Senior Management Team (SMT), supporting pro-active preparation and implementation of the strategic plans and other management initiatives;
  • Maintain closely and frequently contacts with the Global Fund, National Country Health Coordinating Committees, and all national and international stakeholders in the GFATM grant universe;
  • Develop SOPs, manuals, plans, budgets, reporting template and all necessary programme support devices and toolsets as may be required for GFATM grants implementation;
  • Manage all operational agreements with implementing partners, including their amendments and legal negotiations ensuring appropriate processing of UNOPS internal processes related to necessary awards and approvals from relevant UNOPS authorities;

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field is required. Additional two years of similar experience with a Bachelor’s Degree is considered as equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible, job related experience in the areas of operations or administration or finance or program implementation with greater independence and decision-making authority for more complex budgets is required.
  • Experience in managing finance functions, Finance units, and a large number of personnel is essential.
  • Proven experience in a wide-spectrum of operations-oriented financial management, including financial forecasting for project acquisition, budgeting, and project monitoring is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills is preferable.
  • Good knowledge of donor organizations and experience in working with NGOs and civil society would be an asset
  • Previous experience with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis would be an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of UNOPS regulations and rules would be an asset.
  • At least 5 years of experience working and coordination with donors is required.
  • Strong experience in South East Asia region is preferred.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Office 2010 and/or newer versions) is required.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.