Administrative and Finance Expert

United Nations Volunteers, El Salvador

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th December, 2020

Job Description

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNODC Global Programme on Cybercrime Coordinator (based in San Salvador) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Experto en Administración y Finanzas will:

  • Provide support to the programme’s technical coordination in drafting the annual acquisition plan.
  • Update in a regular basis the annual acquisition plan.
  • Review technical and financial proposals presented in procurement process.
  • Update in a regular basis the database with information of potential and active vendors.
  • Implement acquisition process according to the guidelines provided by the programme’s technical coordination.
  • Provide logistic support in activities (including online activities).
  • Coordinate logistics and financial aspects with vendors that provide goods and services for different activities.
  • Provide support to the programme’s technical coordination in quality control of goods and services acquired.
  • Implement the payment processes for vendors.
  • Implement the hiring processes and other administrative actions related to the recruitment of local and international consultants.
  • Implement the payment process of consultant.
  • Update in a regular basis the financial database of the programme, reflecting recent expenditures as soon as possible.
  • Implement the process to purchase tickets and/or providing allowances for travelers.
  • Update the programme’s inventory, implementing the necessary administrative actions related to each asset condition.
  • Update the databases sent by UNODC headquarters, Central Administration Unit and Procurement Unit, in the areas of administration, finances, human resources, inventory and procurement.
  • Provide support to the programme’s technical coordination in drafting the annual workplan.
  • Update in a regular basis the annual workplan.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.


  • Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent
  • Education - Additional Comments:
  • Education: Master’s degree in public administration, business administration or finance.
  • Candidates with less than 35 years of age that meet the education/experience criteria may be considered
  • Required experience: 96 Months

Experience remark:

  • At least 8 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in management or project implementation, or other relevant programmes; experience with finances is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Knowledge of office software (text and spreadsheets) and business software (e.g. SAP or Oracle based platforms) is desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and
  • youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in justice and peace, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

Language skills:

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge.


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