The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network, supporting countries to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by eradicating poverty, reducing inequality, and promoting sustainable development. UNDP provides technical expertise, policy advice, and funding to help countries develop their capacities and build resilience, with a focus on empowering women, promoting democratic governance, and protecting the environment.
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About UN Jobs in Pakistan-Senior Admin and Finance Associate
Working closely with the Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit, UNDP Programme and Operations teams, other project staff, and staff from other UN agencies, the Senior Administrative/Finance Associate ensures that services are consistently provided in accordance with UNDP policies and donor requirements.
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Under the direction of the Project Manager, SDP Project, the Senior Admin and Finance Associate will directly answer to the Operations Officer.
The Senior Admin and Finance Associate’s primary duties will be as follows:
Advice and assistance with project administration and finances
- Advise and facilitate in Logistics, procurement, finance and recruitment for the project, in accordance with corporate UNDP policies and procedures;
- Prepare financial and administrative documents related to the project implementation;
- Develop quarterly and annual budget plans for recruitment of personnel; maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports;
- Advise and assist project staff, experts, and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims, and other financial and administrative matters. Calculate and authorize payments for claims and services;
- Provide organizational and administrative support in the implementation of project activities including organization of roundtables, workshops, training, working meetings, and other events;
- Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and projections as required to handle all financial operations of the project office, make cash payments, and reconcile all accounts in the required time frame;
UN Jobs in Pakistan-Senior Admin and Finance Associate Requirments
- a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a similar subject OR upper secondary education.
- a Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience, or a High School diploma and seven years of experience
- Understanding of gender mainstreaming systems and the capacity to apply them in strategic or practical contexts.
- It is necessary to speak and write Urdu and English both fluently. Pashto language proficiency is a plus.
How to Apply?
- Click on the “Apply Now” button to begin the application process.
- If you are a first-time user, create an account by clicking on “New User” and entering your personal details, including your email address and password.
- Complete the online application form by providing your personal information, education and work experience, and any other requested information.
- Upload your resume, cover letter, and any other relevant documents, such as certificates, diplomas, or transcripts.
- Review your application and submit it online.
After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email from UNDP. Your application will then be reviewed by the organization’s recruitment team, and you may be invited for an interview or further assessment. Note that the UNDP recruitment process may take several weeks or even months, so it is important to be patient and stay engaged during the process.