Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Department of Finance ensures that the financial management framework provides the required financial controls, reporting systems and procedures to meet the Organization's needs. It is therefore responsible for WHO's accounting policy and systems, corporate accounting, financial reporting, income and expenditure, donor accounting and reporting and treasury management policies. The Department of Finance has also the responsibility for insurances, compensations and pension services including administration of operations and risk management relating to staff and other financial risks.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Proven analytical and accounting skills. Ability to analyze data, design and produce reports and documents on technical issues. Ability to review and edit work of others. Sound judgement, courtesy, tact and discretion, client orientation, communication and interpersonal skills are specifically important. Good knowledge of information technologies including use of databases.
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of French.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 47,322 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3013 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.