NATIONAL POST: Finance Associate, European Union Spotlight Initiative, Bamako, Mali, G6

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 27 May 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Bamako, Mali
Job ID: 22960


The Position

The Finance Associate reports to the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right/Gender-Based Violence Project Coordinator heading the Spotlight Initiative at the Country office. You will support the management of the resources of the organization. With a thorough understanding of UNFPA's financial management rules, you will demonstrate a client-centered and results-based approach in the interpretation and implementation of procedures and guidelines. You will act in a perspective of support and advice to programs and projects

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.

Qualifications and Experience


At least a completed Secondary (High School) Level Education is required. First level university degree (Bachelors) is desirable.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Six years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT financial systems.
  • Knowledge of the mode of engagement of the European Union is an asset
  • Proven experience with European Union fund program is an advantage.
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point required


Fluency in French is required working knowledge of another UN language such as English may be required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Girls 26%