SERVICE CONTRACT: Admin/Finance Assistant, Iligan City, Philippines, SB3

Level: SB3
Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 16 June 2019 - 5:00pm(Manila time)
Duty station: Iligan City, Philippines
Job ID: 23967

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO NATIONALS OF PHILIPPINES ONLY.

The Position:

The Administrative and Finance Assistant delivers quality administrative and financial services to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. This will take a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to Iligan office and UNFPA-supported projects.

This will report directly to the Head of Sub-Office in Cotabato City.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  In 2019 UNFPA marks its 50th anniversary.  Since the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994, UNFPA has been assisting countries with implementing the ICPD Programme of Action to put sexual and reproductive health and rights and population dynamism as the foundation of sustainable development.  UNFPA globally is promoting commitments to achieving three transformational goals by 2030 - ending preventable maternal deaths, ending unmet need for family planning, and ending gender-based violence and other harmful practices against women and girls including child marriage.

In the Philippines, UNFPA has started its new five-year 8th Country Programme 2019-2023.  The 8CP is tightly aligned with the mid- and long-term development goals of the Philippines, as detailed in the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 and Ambisyon Natin 2040, as well as the global Agenda 2030 including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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.

Job Purpose:

In a global organization, where many of our people are based in challenging environments, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of critical services relating to administrative and financial services to our Sub-Office’s operations while providing support to the Country Office and UNFPA supported projects.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education:  

Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

Five years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.

Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT financial systems.

Initiative, sound judgment, strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations are desirable.

Languages:

Fluency in written and oral English and national language

 
 

 
 
 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Philippines
Population : 108.1 mil
Fertility rate
2.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
114
Contraceptives prevalence rate
56
Population aged 10-24
29%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 60%
Girls 72%