Deadline: 30 May 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Budget and Programming Officer NOA in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Budget and Programming Officer will perform the following functions:
- Contribute towards the development of projects, plans, processes and procedures ensuring compliance with wider budget programming policies and WFP standards.
- Create and review project budget plans and monitor ongoing project performance against budget, ensuring adherence to guidance and policies, and providing financial analysis and advice to optimise resources.
- Support monitoring of fund utilisation, and advance financing, loan and borrowing/repayment and refinancing arrangements and alert supervisors to approaching deadlines for unassigned funds and potential resource shortfalls/surpluses.
- Monitor actions related to project closure and resource transfer and refer potential issues to the fund managers.
- Monitor the resource pipeline to maximize operational effectiveness, following standards and processes, and providing advice on resource allocations based on severity of pipeline shortfalls using relevant pipeline tools.
- Preparation of food-demand plans to support management and usage of corporate Global Commodity Financial Facility and provide information to guide RB/HQ decision-making when multiple projects compete for the same stock.
- Create and review budget and project documentation, and ensure relevant resource data is recorded in internal systems for reference, in line with WFP standards and procedures.
- Collate and analyze data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reports, to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to senior management and external stakeholders.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced University Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, International Relations or other relevant field, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
- Minimum 4 year’s professional experience in the budget and programming, including programme development and implementation, financial planning and analysis.
- Work experience in UN environment and other international organizations is an asset.
- Fluency in English, Kyrgyz and Russian.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.