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Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/13/FT513
Title: Programme, Budget & Finance Officer
Grade: P2
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two (2) Years
Date: 19 November 2013
Application Deadline: 17 December 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Brazzaville, Congo
Organization unit: AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO) /
AF/HSS Health Systems and Services (AF/HSS)
Regional Office Management Support Units (RSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an enterprise resource Planning (ERP) system.

Description of duties:
Input/update workplans including planned costs in GSM;
Initiate setting up of HR plans, identify and include positions in HR plans, update position parameters and submit for approval;
Initiate mapping of positions to task and awards;
Complete Award Activation, Distribution and Amendment requests;
Raise or revise workplan funding requests;
Develop/revise award budgets;
Monitor expenditures against award budgets, project funding, award distributions and PB allocations;
Identify and process necessary revisions to expenditures, award budgets and project funding;
Monitor and review staff costs in occupied and vacant positions;
Follow up on cancellation of encumbrances in relation to travel costs and procurement of goods and services (refer to accounting instruction 45);
Perform budget analysis and produce budget and award reports;
Contribute to the reporting on performance assessment.

University degree in Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences or related field or Public Health. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training of self study/work experience.

Post graduate diploma or professional certification in project management or related field

- Good knowledge of WHO Results-Based Management framework and related business processes.
- Knowledge of Oracle projects and Oracle Financials or similar ERP applications and systems.
- Sound knowledge of the Organization policies and practices, as well as project management principles and their application within WHO;
- Ability to act independently and exercise sound judgement;
- High level of organizational and analytical ability, combined with good writing and communication skill;
Proven ability to maintain and establish excellent interpersonal working relations and to work with competing priorities under pressure.

At least 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis on programme management and/or budget and financial monitoring.

Good knowledge of WHO programme management and end-to-end business processes as designed in the Global Management System;
Experience in project management, ideally in the UN System and/or a public health context;
Good knowledge of GSM System or similar ERP Systems

Excellent knowledge of French or English with good working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of Portuguese is an added advantage.

Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 46730 at single rate
USD 49821 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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Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Vacancy Filled

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