Senior Budget Officer at WHO, Brazzaville, Congo

Deadline: 1 June 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Senior Budget Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Budget Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Lead and facilitate the preparation of the regional Programme Budget with focus on the costing of Results.
  • Oversee the preparation of the distribution of Budget Allocations to Budget Centres, making timely adjustments and alignments to support timely budget implementation.
  • Lead the Budget team to provide effective, efficient and flexible budget management advice and services which enable successful programme implementation.
  • This role includes distribution of responsibilities among the team, mentoring and capacity building and performance management.
  • Oversee and coordinate the development of new SOPs and guidelines for budgetary management; design innovative approaches and work procedures adapted to the context of efficient programme management in the African Region.
  • Direct the management of the regional budget in the General Ledger.
  • Perform periodic budget analysis and produce relevant reports to support management decisions in ensuring adequate budget space allocations to the region and budget centers at all times.
  • Keep abreast of WHO budgeting policies and procedures and ensure compliance and adaptation as may be deemed necessary.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced university degree, (Master’s level or above), in accountancy, business administration, management, financial management or budgeting.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in planning, budgeting, financial implementation and reporting processes; including 5 years in an international organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in accounting and consolidation of financial reports using ERP systems or similar packages.
  • Good management, leadership, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to resolve difficult situations, respond positively to change, identify client’s needs and propose alternative workable solutions.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and explain budget reports to non-financial managers.
  • Strong organizational skills, as well as capacity to lead dialogue and negotiations.
  • Sound knowledge of management principles, practices and techniques of programme management including strategic and operational planning, and programme assessment.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment with staff at various levels.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Beginners knowledge of French.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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