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Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/13/FT73
Title: Technical Officer (Programme and Budgeting)
Grade: P3
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two (02) years
Date: 20 February 2013
Application Deadline: 6 March 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Brazzaville, Congo
Organization unit: AF Africa (AF) /
AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO)
Deputy Regional Director (DRD)
1.To facilitate the preparation of the regional Programme Budget with a contribution for the costing Organizational-wide Expected Results (OWERs);
2.To facilitate the preparation of operational plans for all Budget centres;
3.To prepare the distribution of Budget Allocations by Budget Centres and source of financing;
4.To manage the regional budget in the General Ledger;
5.To perform budget analysis and produce relevant reports.
Description of duties:
Assist the development of Programme Budget and related budget allocations;
Support the operational planning process to ensure alignment of workplans with the PB, CCS, and regional orientations;
Contribute to briefing staff on operational planning process, business rules and procedures for improving competencies in planning, budgeting and monitoring;
Support the budget management in the General Ledger;
Monitor the implementation of workplans; Check workplan compliance against business rules and procedures through workplan review mechanisms; Verify alignment of estimated costs against programme needs and budget allocations;
Contribute to the preparation of regional consolidated reports on the monitoring and assessment of the Programme Budget;
Provide individual support to Clusters, Inter-country Support Teams and WHO Country Offices for the use of GSM in the management of Activity and Human Resource Plans;
Contribute to the development, implementation, assessment and reprogramming of the PBM Unit operational plans;
Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor and DRD/RD.
Essential: First university degree in accounting, finance, planning, public or business administration or a closely related field. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience.

Desirable: A degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) or in Planning would be an asset.
Thorough knowledge of planning and budgeting procedures; good interpersonal skills; knowledge of WHO programmes and policies; knowledge of the use of various computer applications.
Essential: At least five (5) years of professional experience in management/planning of national and international health system programmes using various computer information systems such as Oracle applications.

Desirable: A clear understanding of health system and familiarity with WHO planning process. International experience would be an advantage.
Excellent knowledge of English or French, with a working Knowledge of other.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
US$ 56,091 at single rate
US$ 60,091 with primary dependants
Post Adjustment: 65.3 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

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