UNICEF recruits 01 Budget Officer (Funds Monitoring and Reporting)

UNICEF recruits 01 Budget Officer (Funds Monitoring and Reporting), No-1


Abuja, Nigeria
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Internal Vacancy – Budget Officer (Funds Monitoring and Reporting), No-1, Abuja, Nigeria
Job Number: 533162 | Vacancy LinkLocations: Africa: NigeriaWork Type : Temporary Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, CommitmentUNICEF Nigeria is committed to realizing the rights of all children to help them build a strong foundation and have the best chance of fulfilling their potential. We believe that ensuring a happy and healthy child begins before birth: from ensuring his/her mother has access to good neonatal care and delivering in a clean, safe environment to reaching adulthood as a responsible, healthy and informed parent to the next generation. This journey relies on a child having access to shelter, good nutrition, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education. 

To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Nigeria, please visit:

How can you make a difference?Under the direct supervision of the Reports Grants Management Specialist and the guidance of the Health Manager (Immunization and Health Systems), the Budget Officer performs tasks in support of preparation, management and monitoring of contributions, involving all sources of funds across Health/Polio projects and programmes in the Abuja and field offices.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:Contribute to the polio communications programme by supporting knowledge management through providing professional assistance in financial data collection and analysis in close link with the Data Specialist and Reports Grants Management specialist, complete and accurate reporting as well, particularly for donors and partners.
Safeguards the financial resources entrusted to the polio communication team by advising on and/or managing financial assets, financial planning and cash management activities. This also includes recommending improvements to the financial and administrative management systems and procedures, including with the major third-party contractor for VCM-Net. Ensures all finance and budget-related bottlenecks are resolved for the smooth functioning of the VCM network and polio communication activities at all levels.Responsible for the overall monitoring of financial performance of the polio communications budget; Monitors allocation and expenditure trends; generate, prepare, and share with members of the polio team financial progress reports from VISION and brings to the attention of the Polio Grants Management specialist any deviations or delays for corrective measures.Monitors donor reports schedule. Manages key financial information and data, as required, for programmatic activities to increase public understanding of UNICEF work in the country, specifically responding to requests from polio donors, UNICEF National Committees, and other stakeholders.Ensures that all administrative transactions and arrangements of contracts are in compliance with the applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Reviews all contractual arrangements related to programmatic support (mass media, media C4D, VCM Network, M&E, and research etc.) to ensure that the terms and conditions of all contracts are being adhered to by providers of services.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…University degree in Business Administration, Accountancy, Government, Public Administration, or other relevant disciplines.
A minimum of one year of relevant professional work experience with experience in programming and budget issues.Experience in an international organization and/or large corporation is an asset.Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel required.Experience in database packages, web-based management systems and ERP systems (preferably SAP financial modules) is an asset.Experience with IPSAS and/or IFRS is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post areFormulating Strategies and Concepts [ I]
Analyzing [ I]Applying Technical Expertise [ I]Learning and Researching [ II]Planning and Organizing [ II]
View our competency framework here    Competency Framework – 2020.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Remarks:This advert is ONLY open to all personnel with an ongoing employment relationship with UNICEF, including staff members on a continuing, fixed term and temporary appointment, individual contractors and full-time time-based consultants, and UNV. It does not include interns and employees of external entities performing duties for UNICEF.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Tue Jul 28 2020 00:55:00 GMT+0200 (heure d’été d’Europe centrale)POSTULER

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