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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/14/FT215
Title: Programme, Budget and Finance Assistant
Grade: G7
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  One (1) year
Date: 29 April 2014
Application Deadline: 20 May 2014 Selection in Progress
Duty Station:  Luanda, Angola
Organization unit: AF_SRC AF Central Sub-Region (AF_SRC) /
AF_AGO Angola (AF_AGO)
Country Management Support Units (CSUs) 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:
Under the general supervision and guidance of the Operations Assistant, the incumbent performs the following functions:
 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.

Essential:- Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training or commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.

Desirable:- Diploma or higher education in accounting or finance and an accounting or finance qualification will be an advantage.

Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision; to provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software; to interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Essential:- 10 to 15 years of working experience with 3 to 5 years of responsible work in finance, Budgeting and/or accounting activities.

Desirable:- Experience within UN or other international or multinational organizations will be an advantage.

Excellent knowledge of Portuguese with working knowledge of French and/ or English.

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.

Selection in Progress

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