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Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/14/FT55
Title: Technical Officer/Compliance Officer(3 positions)
Grade: P2
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  One (01) year
Date: 11 February 2014
Application Deadline: 11 March 2014 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Brazzaville, Congo
Organization unit: AF/ORD Office of the Regional Director (AF/ORD) /
AF/RDO Regional Director's Office (AF/RDO)
The CT/AFRO shall manage AFRO's compliance programme on a day-to-day basis and be the focal point for all compliance issues in the African region.
Description of duties:
1.Follow up on open internal and external audit reports. Assist managers in implementing audit recommendations and rectifying control weaknesses, as needed;
2.Participates in compliance reviews of activities of the 47 WCO and the 5 Clusters of AFRO as well as of selected functional areas (procurement, travel, budget monitoring, etc);
3.Maintains the CT/AFRO website;
4.Follows up on implementation of recommendations made the by CT/AFRO;
5.Ensures that adequate working papers of CT/AFRO activities are maintained; and
6.Carry out any other tasks, as requested by supervisor.
Essential: First university degree in accounting, law, public administration.

Desirable: Certification in auditing, such as Certified Internal Auditor. Courses in auditing/compliance would also be considered an advantage.
Knowledge of auditing principles and their applications. Understanding of accounting and financial principles;
Good knowledge of management and use of ERP systems, such as Oracle.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, in oral and writing;
Maturity of judgement, tact, integrity and discretion;
Ability to establish effective working relationships with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds,
Ability to apply IT technology when needed
Essential: Two (2) years of experience at national/international level in compliance/auditing, using an ERP system, such as Oracle or SAP.

Desirable: Working experience with WHO or UN Agencies would be an asset.
Excellent knowledge of English or French and working knowledge of the other. Knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
US$ 46 819 at single rate
US$ 49 916 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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