The Implementing Partnership and Budget Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programme cycle through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical information to facilitate the integration of HACT plans in all programming activities and to ensure the application of HACT and related organizational rules, regulations and procedures in the CO. He/she chairs the PSEA working group under the Refugees Response Plan (RRP). He/she is responsible for providing technical and administrative support to ensure quality, effective and efficient management of implementing partnerships in the country office in line with respective operational policies, procedures and mainstreaming of risk based implementing partnership management at the CO level.
The Implementing Partnership and Budget Officer supports the Operations Manager and Deputy Representative to effectively and efficiently managing financial aspects, developing, monitoring and reporting on grant specific budgets in line with program, UNICEF and donor requirements. The Officer is the focal point for all grants, PCAs and SSFA and assists in the development of budgets and technical reports when necessary. The incumbent also provides key support to the office in programmatic and budgetary monitoring, capacity building of implementing partners, compliance with donor and internal UNICEF rules and regulations and other key functions as required.
Under the general guidance of the Operations Manager, the Implementing Partnership and Budget Officer analyses programme and budget proposals for completeness, correctness and conformity with the programme and budget guidelines; advises programme managers and partners on the programme and budget processes, from planning to implementation and reporting, providing guidance for an effective and efficient management of financial resources during the implementation of the budget, control of accounts and treasury/cash management and prepares donor reports.
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