SERVICE CONTRACT: Administrative and Finance Assistant, Cotabato, Philippines,SB3

Level: SB3
Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 21 January 2019 - 5:00pm(Manila time)
Duty station: Cotabato
Job ID: 20204

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 the Sub-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 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:

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%