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Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/13/FT71
Title: Budget Officer
Grade: P3
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two(02) years
Date: 19 February 2013
Application Deadline: 5 March 2013 Vacancy Notice Cancelled
Duty Station:  , Congo
Organization unit: AF Africa (AF) /
AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO)
AF/PBM Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation
1. Strengthen capacities of staff in WHO results-based management framework (RBMF) and
provide technical support and guidance to Divisions at the Regional Office, Inter country Support Teams and WHO Country Offices in strategic and operational planning processes;
2. Facilitate the
preparation of the regional Programme Budget allocations distributed by Budget Centres and source
of financing;
3. Manage the budget in the General Ledger including budget monitoring and
4. Support performance monitoring and assessment through SAM, MTR, EOB and
reporting, as well as perform evaluation on programmatic and thematic issues at the regional,
inter-country and country level;
5. Provide technical support for the use of the management
information system to ensure efficient programme and budget implementation;
6. Liaise with otherrelevant Units / Programmes for information sharing and synchronization of closecollaborative/cross-walk roles and responsibilities, mainly with:- CAS Unit for ensuring alignment of Programme Budget and Workplans preparation and implementation with CCS priorities;AFM for ensuring alignment of predictable or available resources (Awards budget) with the GL budget forthe implementation of the Programme Budget.
Description of duties:
Assist with the development of the PB allocations and its distribution across Budget
Manage programme budget allocations in General Ledger based on approved decisions
from budget holders;
Follow up on Work plan Funding and Award Budget in Global Management
System (GSM);
Assist with the review of work plans and control planned costs against budget
Follow up and record all budget revision request (BRR) for budget allocation increase or
shift from Budget Centres;
Assist with the preparation of the Journal Voucher based on BRR for its
implementation by PRP/HQ;
Provide assistance and guidance for Budget Planning and monitoring;
Initiate the development of template to standardize costing elements and monitor the
Provide necessary support to the operational process and the technical and financial
monitoring of the implementation of workplan;
Contribute in the initiation and revision of planning elements in PBM activity and HR plans;
Assist on position mapping, task and award mapping, award budget, costs period mapping in HR plans;
Assist on the preparation and completion of the Award Activation Request (AAR) and follow up responses for Activation;
Act for the Budget Management Officer during his/her absence.
Perform any other work assigned on ad-hoc urgent basis.
University degree in Public or business administration with training in relevant subjects areas (e.g.accounting or finance).
Recognized certificate in Accounting.
Thorough knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices and procedures;
Good interpersonal skills;
Knowledge of WHO programmes and policies;
Knowledge of the use of various computer applications will be an asset;
* Essential
At least five years of professional experience in the development and implementation of budget allocations and the preparation of analytical reports.
Experience in the United Nations system
Excellent knowledge of french or English and a working konwledge of the other.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
US$ 56,091 at single rate
US$ 60,091 with primary dependants

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Vacancy Notice Cancelled

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