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Operations Support Officer

Of | Republic

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Of | Republic
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2022-07-07

Details

Mission and objectives

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Context

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women’s presence in the Republic of Moldova has evolved from being a project-based office in 2007 to a Country Office with full delegated authority as of 2015. Currently, UN Women Moldova Country Office is implementing its Strategic Note (SN) for 2018-2022, which is aligned with the Republic of Moldova-United Nations Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development 2018-2022 and the Global Strategic Plan of UN Women. The SN 2018-2022 aims at advancing progress under the following three Impact Areas (IA): IA1: More women from diverse groups fully participate and lead in governance processes and institutions, IA2: Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy, IA3: Public authorities, institutions and communities prevent violence against women and girls and deliver quality essential services. The 2022 war in Ukraine is having a significant human rights and humanitarian impact on the civilian population, particularly on the lives and livelihoods of women and girls – a pattern in all violent conflicts. The sudden influx needs careful management to ensure their humanitarian and protection needs and rights are met, especially with regards to safe accommodation, livelihoods, health as well as minimizing disruption to children’s education.

Task description

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Operations Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer supports the Office Operations by performing a variety of administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work and will: • Provide overall support to procurement and financial management in line with UN Women rules and procedures. • Contribute to procurement planning and administration of procurement processes. • Provide support in management of contracts and partner agreements. • Provide support with assets monitoring and management. • Assist in preparation of project budgets and Annual Work Plans. • Provide inputs to regular month- and year-end closure reporting. • Contribute to update and maintenance of the electronic filing system. • Develop reports on financial status costs and expenditures. • Support UN Women contribution to implementation of the UN Business Operations Strategy. • Contribute to the general administrative and logistical support to the Office. Results/expected outputs • As an active UN Women team member, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality support rendered to UN Women and its beneficiaries in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including: • Timely, complete and accurate financial transactions/activities/documentation; • Timely and accurate drafting of management reports on procurement, finance and operations; • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed

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