Project Control Officer - P2 (Evergreen)
- Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
- Location: Multiple locations
- Grade: Junior level - P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position
- Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
- Project and Programme Management
- Closing Date:
Job Requisition Type
Evergreen (Formerly known as talent pools, in order to have a balanced number of ready-to-hire candidates who can be deployed at short notice to a vacancy that best matches their skills. Evergreens are primarily used to fill Temporary Appointments.)
Call for applications - Project Control Officer, P2
Location: Various location
Why should you join us?
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes the lead in protecting people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world, providing life-saving aid including shelter, food and water to ensure their basic safety, rights and dignity. With 18,879 women and men working in 137 countries, we work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of 89.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.
Our dedicated and professional staff work around the clock in roles including legal protection, community services, public affairs, health and more. Despite the challenges they can face, our staff are proud to work for UNHCR and determined to make a positive impact.
How can you make a difference?
The Associate Project Control Officer will promote dialogue and consultations for strengthening partnerships and have frequent contacts with UNHCR colleagues, particularly project control and programme staff. S/he may have contact with external stakeholders, such as UNHCR-funded partners, auditors, oversight bodies, and host governments on matters related to partnerships. The incumbent will be mindful of all dimensions of partnerships in accordance with the Principles of Partnership, the Code of Conduct, UN/UNHCR’s financial rules, policies and regulations and other relevant documents.
Key responsibilities and duties:
Participate in the annual assessment and planning cycle. And assist with the review of project agreements, ensuring that they are in conformity with Country Operation Plans and UNHCR’s rules, policies and procedures.
Assist with the formulation and implementation of a performance project monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and MFT, and with the development of the direct implementation monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and other relevant functions.
Contribute to tracking the management of project and direct implementation risks in collaboration with the Programme Unit, and report major risks to senior management.
Contribute to reviewing, analysing and verifying Financial and Performance Partner Reports (PFR and -PPR), and to checking accuracy and consistency between PFR and PPR, in accordance with partnership agreements.
Monitor, track and verify that expenditure for direct implementation by UNHCR is in line with the approved budget.
Who are we looking for?
Candidates with 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree.
Good knowledge of international auditing standards.
Working experience of at least one year in an intergovernmental organization (United Nations or similar). Good understanding of the workflows of major Enterprise Resource Planning financial modules (such as PeopleSoft, SAP or Oracle). Working experience with accrual accounting (such as IPSAS or IFRS).
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COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
UNHCR’s workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. We seek to sustain and strengthen this diversity and to ensure equal opportunities, as well as an inclusive working environment, for our entire workforce. Joining us means living, sharing and promoting these core values of inclusion, diversity and gender equality.
Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.