UNDP Ghana Latest Recruitment (4 Positions)

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6 Oct, 2011

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1. Programme Associate

Duration: One year with possible extension

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Partnership Advisor, the Programme Associate shall perform the following tasks.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme Action Plan by the presentation of background information for formulation of country programme, draft project documents, work plans, budgets, and proposals on implementation arrangements
  • Provide effective support to management of the CO programme focusing on the creation of a project in Atlas, preparation of required budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial closure of a project
  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Unit by acting as focal point for NEX projects within the e-governance/Partnership team by ensuring compliance with UN/UNDP rules, regulations and policies of financial activities and financial reporting system
  • Support resource mobilization through the preparation and coordination of profile of development partners, analysis of information and maintenance of a compendium of donor counterparts
  • Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO by organization of training for the operations/projects staff

 

Required Skills or Experience

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity. Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking and Acting as a team player and facilitating team work. Informed and transparent decision making
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively and Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict and Informed and transparent decision making
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing as the responsibility of each staff member
  • Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement. 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database package systems and experience in handling of web based management

 

 

2. Programme Assistant

Duration: One year with possible extension

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Economic Advisor and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist (Economist), the Programme Assistant shall perform the following tasks.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support formulation of programme strategies and the Country Programme Action Plan by collecting, analyzing and presentation of information for identification of areas for support and programme formulation/implementation
  • Creation of projects in Atlas, preparation of budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial closure of a project
  • Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system including timely corrective actions on un-posted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers
  • Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO by participating in the trainings for the operations/projects staff

 

Required Skills or Experience

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity. Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking and Acting as a team player and facilitating team work. Informed and transparent decision making
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively and Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict and Informed and transparent decision making
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing as the responsibility of each staff member
  • Secondary Education preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement
3. Programme Finance Assistant

Duration: One year with possible extension

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Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director and direct supervision of the Programme Finance Associate, the Programme Finance Associate shall perform the following tasks.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Provides support for the administration and implementation of programme/operations strategies by ensuring full compliance with UN/UNDP rules and regulations and other relevant policies on financial recording/reporting system and follow-up on audit recommendations; implementations of effective internal controls, proper functioning of a client-oriented financial resources management system
  • Provides effective support to administration of budgets and functioning of the optimal cost-recovery system by providing information for formulation of work plans, budgets, and proposals on implementation arrangements and execution modalities
  • Provides accounting and administrative support through proper control of supporting documents for payments, preparation of supporting documents for payments and financial reports for NEX/DEX projects; processing of PO and non-PO vouchers for development projects
  • Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing the co by participating in the organization of training for the office staff on programme/operations related issues

 

Required Skills or Experience

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity. Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking and acting as a team player and facilitating team work. Informed and transparent decision making
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively and Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict and Informed and transparent decision making
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/Sharing as the responsibility of each staff member
  • Secondary Education with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance
4. Driver

Duration: One year with possible extension

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Operations Analyst and direct supervision of the Chief Driver, the Driver shall perform the following tasks:

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required
  • Proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, care washing, etc
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/suppliers such as vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid, kit , and necessary spare parts
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports

 

Required Skills or Experience

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers)
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers) and demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers)
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
  • SSSCE, with 2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicles repair
  • Minimum knowledge of local conditions and the administrative regions
  • Fluency in written and spoken English  and one or more of the Ghanaian working languages

 

How To Apply

Expression of Interest:
Qualified candidates are requested to send their application marked “DRIVER” with supporting resume including telephone numbers and email addresses to the address below:

The Human Resource Unit
U.N.D.P Office
(Next to the Ghana National Fire Service Hqtrs)
Closing date for this job: 20 October, 2011

 

 

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