Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
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 Officer, 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.Achievement Activities Include: Timely and high-quality output and results to support the achievement of the objectives of the unit and enable effective program implementation in the region.
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.
Use of Language Skills