National Project Support Analyst at UNOPS, Banjul, Gambia

Deadline: 21 December 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Project Support Analyst in Banjul, Gambia.

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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 National Project Support Analyst will perform the following functions-

  • Project implementation
    • Support the Project Manager in ensuring UNOPS Policies and Procedures, Financial Rules and Regulations (FRR) are adhered to for efficient project implementation and progress.
    • Monitor financials and advise the Project Manager accordingly.
    • Track expenditure and take relevant action when required to revise budgets (realignment and amendment).
  • Financial and procurement management
    • Maintain all supporting project financial documents for audit and review processes.
    • Ensure accurate data entry into UNOPS ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system.
    • Monitor project budget and financial expenditure and all administrative procedures in line with the work-plan.
    • Process direct payments and advance requests and prepare project budget revisions.
    • Produce financial reports; including developing financial monitoring and reporting formats as per UNOPS requirements.
  • Project Monitoring and Reporting
    • Provide substantive inputs to assist the Project Manager in the preparation of project reports and documents.
    • Maintain records of project files and other supporting documents.
    • Maintain the following records: Quality Register, Configuration Item Records and all other registers/logs delegated by the Project Manager.
  • Coordination and Liaison
    • Supports the monitoring and administration of contract management (HR, Service Contracts, rental agreements etc.) for Project operations.
    • Proactively coordinate/liaise with support units on all administrative matters related to contract management.
  • Knowledge management and innovation
    • Support the compilation of lessons learned as per defined reporting format.
  • Operational and Logistics Support
    • Review input of financial information, expenditures etc. in oneUNOPS.
    • Liaise with the Finance Unit to process and monitor all payment requests within the Project.
    • Assist the Project Manager in monitoring all HR requirements and related activities under the Project.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Logistics, Emergency Management, International Relations, Economics, Accounting, and Finance or related field is a requirement.
  • Relevant Diploma Certificates with 4 years of relevant working experience may also be considered.
  • Relevant Secondary School certification with 6 years of relevant working experience may as well be considered.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant and progressive professional experience, specifically in the field of Project Management and Operations Management with focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination.
  • Experience in development projects, donors, and operations management is added advantage.
  • Experience supporting stakeholder engagement and event organizing is an asset.
  • Knowledge of UN rules and procedures in Procurement, Finance, HR Management and administrative rules and regulations is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UNOPS official language is an added advantage.
  • Nationality of Gambia.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to submit a CV and Cover letter with their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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