UNICEF is looking for an Administrative & Finance Manager

Administrative & Finance Manager

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Administrative & Finance Manager

  • Post Date:October 31, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Job no: 556306
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station: Harare
Level: P-4
Location: Zimbabwe
Categories: Financial Management

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, an opportunity

UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.

The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.

For more information about UNICEF Zimbabwe please click here

You can also access and explore all new UNICEF vacancies and create job alerts via the UNICEF Zimbabwe website link: https://www.unicef.org/zimbabwe/work-us

 How can you make a difference?

The Zimbabwe Country Office is a large country programme which operates in a challenging and sensitive economic and political environment. The office handles complex funding modalities managing funds on behalf of donors, such as the Health Development Fund, the Education Development Fund and the Child Protection Fund, which support unconventional programming needs and processes. The incumbent is expected to exhibit a high level of maturity and set high quality objectives to deliver results ensuring efficient administrative services and effective financial management and adequate internal control practices to support the complex programmatic needs under the general guidance of the Deputy Representative – Operations.

Please refer to the attached job description for more information.  Admin and Finance Manager Level 4 JD.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s) in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, or a directly-related technical field(s) is required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, at a national and international levels, in finance, accounting and/or administration is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required.  Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

i) Core Values

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

ii) Core Competencies

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (2)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drive to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Deadline: South Africa Standard Time