Temporary Appointment: Compliance/Internal Control Analyst, P-2, Monrovia, Liberia

Level: P-2
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 21 August 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Monrovia
Job ID: 25272

The Position:

The Compliance and Internal Control Analyst ensures efficient, fully accountable, smoothly functioning and well-managed Operations Support and Services that facilitate programme implementation and delivery. S/he provides support to the Chief Census Technical Advisor in strategically undertaking operational functions, including administration, finance, procurement, human resources, assets and logistics, in the context of the forthcoming census.

S/he will be embedded in Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) offices. S/he will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the Chief Census Technical Adviser (CTA), with a functional reporting line to the International Operations Manager, under the overall leadership of the UNFPA Country Office Representative.

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 Compliance and Internal Control Analyst ensures efficient, fully accountable, smoothly functioning and well-managed Operations Support and Services that facilitate programme implementation and delivery. This position provides support to the Chief Technical Advisor in strategically undertaking operational functions including administration, finance, procurement, human resources, assets and logistics.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

  • Advanced University Degree in business administration, finance or other related fields;  
  • Any certification from a recognized professional body in Public Finance is desired (e.g., CIPFA) would be an added advantage.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant practical and progressive experience in the field, and especially in Africa;
  • Experience in operations management, internal controls, audit, financial management, desirable;
  • Knowledge of UNFPA procedures and procurement rules, would be an asset;
  • Experience working on population census will add a significant value.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Liberia
Population : 5 mil
Fertility rate
4.4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
725
Contraceptives prevalence rate
31
Population aged 10-24
32%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 16%
Girls 14%