NATIONAL POST: Administrative and Finance Associate / Fistula Programme (Canada funded), Maputo, Mozambique

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 4 July 2019 - 5:00pm(Maputo time)
Duty station: Maputo, Mozambique
Job ID: 24182

The Position:

The Administrative and Finance Associate post for the Fistula Programme is located in the UNFPA Mozambique Country Office (CO) in Maputo and with extended presence in the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its Provincial Health Directorates (DPS). S/he works under the direct supervision of the Administrative and Finance Associate of the UNFPA Country Office and overall guidance of the International Operations Manager (IOM).    

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.  In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

The Administrative and Finance Associate for the Fistula Programme delivers effective administrative and finance advice and services to internal and external clients and contributes to the efficient and sound financial operation of the Programme Promotion of Women and Girl’s Reproductive Health Rights through Prevention and Treatment of Obstetric Fistula, mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures.  S/he takes a client-oriented, result-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines when providing guidance to project team members and IPs.  


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Completed Secondary Level Education required.
  • First level university degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or similar discipline desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in finance, administration or office management.
  • Proven experience and track record in successfully managing and implementing financial policies, processes and systems in development organizations at national or international level.
  • Proficiency in current Microsoft Office applications (especially Microsoft Excel and Word).
  • Experience in using ERP system (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP) or similar computerized applications.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Working experience with UN organizations desirable.


  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.



Contract renewal is subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 31.4 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
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Girls 19%