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United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA)
 
United Nations Core Values:Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Budget Officer, Grade, National Officer, NO-B, Nairobi
 
Vacancy Notice No:UNSOA/FIN/004/2015
 
Under the direct supervision of the Budget Officer, the incumbent will perform functions relating to the overall coordination of the mission’s budget formulation and allotment management.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Review, analyze and revise data with respect to the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals; 
  • Provide support to managers with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions; 
  • Provide inputs into finalization of mission budgets/financial implications of Security Council statements; 
  • Administer and monitor extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans; 
  • Monitor budget implementation and determine/recommend reallocation of funds when necessary
Qualifications
 
Education: 
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in accounting, business administration, finance or related fields.
  • A first level university degree with relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in accounting, budget or finance may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in budgeting and financial management, preferably in an international organization.
 
Desirable: Experience in UN peacekeeping or other field operations in the area of budget or finance. Knowledge of ERP is desirable.
 
Languages Skills: Fluency in spoken and written English.
 
Qualified candidates may submit their applications including their curriculum vitae or United Nations Personal History form (P.11) to the email address recruitment-unsoa@un.org on or before the deadline.
 
Please quote Vacancy Notice Number in the Subject of the e-mail.

Deadline
 13 March 2015

Functional Title: Legal Affairs Officer
 
Sections Unit: Legal Affairs Unit
 
Level NO - A
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Vacancy Announcement Number: UNSOA/LEGAL/202/2015
 
Competencies
 
Professionalism - Knowledge of and ability to apply legal principles, concepts and procedures and terminology for review, examination and processing of a range of legal documents. 

This will include:


  • Knowledge of various legal research sources
  • Ability to draft legal papers and work under pressure
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives
  • Planning and Client Orientation.
Qualifications
 
Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in law with a specialization in international, administrative, commercial and/or criminal law required. 
  • A first level university degree in law with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience: 
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible professional legal experience is required in the practice of law in an international organization, a government, or a law firm, with substantial experience in international, administrative, commercial and/or criminal law matters.
Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of the Somali language will be an advantage.
 
Qualified candidates may submit their applications including their curriculum vitae or United Nations Personal History form (P.11) to the address mentioned below on or before the deadline. Email: recruitment-unsoa@un.org

Please Quote Vacancy Notice Number and Functional Title in the Subject of the email.
 
Attach a copy of the last two performance appraisals.

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