Support Services Senior Assistant

United Nations Office for Project Services, Sudan

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th December, 2019


Job Description

Background Information - PSC

Peace and Security Cluster

The UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) is a principal service provider in the field of mine action with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UNDP, UNICEF, Governments of mine-affected countries and other mine action partners. It is led by the Director, who has overall authority and accountability for the performance PSC on behalf of its clients. The Director is responsible for administering and providing oversight of the day-to-day management of the Project Field offices, both according to the client requirements and in line with UNOPS rules and regulations.
Background Information - Job-specific

Background Information – Sudan:

The UNMAS Sudan office is based in Khartoum and works closely with Government of Sudan and international partners to meet its mine clearance obligations under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Treaty) with the aim of reducing the risk that explosive threats could pose to the civilian population. UNMAS Sudan’s main activities include land release, mine risk education (MRE) and victim assistance (VA) in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur states of Sudan. UNMAS also provides technical advice and training for Sudan National Mine Action Center (NMAC) and national mine action NGOs for improving national mine action capacity.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education

  • First-Level University Degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) with a minimum of one (1) year experience in either Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Administration/Support Services or Logistics is required;OR
  • High School Diploma (Secondary school or equivalent) with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in either Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Administration/Support Services or Logistics is required.
  • Technical/Professional Diploma with three (3) years of relevant experience in either Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Administration/Support Services or Logistics is required.

Experience

  • Relevant experience is defined as experience in Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Logistics or Administration.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience in handling web-based management systems is required.
  • One (1) year of experience in procurement is required.
  • Knowledge of the Sudan public sector is desired.

Language

  • Fluency in English (speaking, writing and reading) is required.
  • Fluency in Arabic (speaking, writing and reading) is required.

Source:https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=18944#1


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