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Finance and Administration Associate at UNDP

Sri Lanka

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7 Year
Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma
Sri Lanka


  • Organization: UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Colombo
  • Grade: Administrative support – NPSA-7, National Personnel Services Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-31


UNDP Programe is well arranged and manifestly image Albania’s improvement priorities articulated in the National Strategy for Development and Integration as well as in the Albania-United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2022-2026. Our Programme is alike with the UNDP Global Strategic Plan. It is  contributed towards the European Union Integration Agenda through several European Union acquis chapters. The Programme contributes to the goals of several Sustainable Development Goals. Furthermore, Drawing on its reputation and strength as a UN system integrator for Agenda 2030 and trusted impartial partner, UNDP will set economic transformation and eradication of multidimensional poverty and establish systems that address risks disasters and social injustice within the SDGs. In addition ,The key component of UNDP’s means will be integration and innovation.


The duties for Finance and Administration Associate at UNDP are :

  • Assure the provision of aid to the GCF project team on enforcing financial management strategies, including phasing out the project.
  • Assure adequate support to enforce operational administrative and logistical services
  • Assure project partners have good capacity to handle UNDP’s funds while assuring UNDP and donor compliance requirements.
  • Any other project-related assignment assigned by the Supervisor.

APPLY ALSO: National Consultant at UN-WOMEN Colombo


The requirements for Finance and Administration Associate at UNDP are :

  • Secondary education (GCE A/L) passed with all subjects is needed or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Public Administration. (Educational qualification should be from an accredited University
  • Secondary Education (GCE AL) with seven (7) years of progressively responsible work background in finance and administration OR Four  (04) years of relevant, progressive background will be sufficient if possessing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
  • Knowledge and previous working experience under Government financial regulations will be an asset.
  • Experience in utilising computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; experience handling web-based management systems is an asset.
  • Background in handling general project administration and management of logistics is an advantage.
  • Illustrated capacity to undertake assigned responsibilities and work under pressure is desirable.
  • Illustrated background and knowledge of relevant UN or UNDP financial rules and policies will be an asset.
  • Previous experience with UNDP/UN system or in the development sector would be an advantage.
  • Fluency in Sinhala and/or Tamil with outstanding English written and oral/presentation skills.


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