Operations Associate, GS-6, Job in Kenya - UN

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks:

VISION transactions

Scrutinize and review VISION transaction requests ensuring all supporting documentation and relevant information is in compliance with rules and procedures

Process transactions in VISION using the correct t-codes and related work processes accurately and timely

Retrieve monitoring reports, in accordance with established timelines and procedures

Support project roll outs and implementation of new processes, including testing, debugging, and implementation of new application and systems

Analyze problems, identifies alternatives, test and recommend solutions

Respond to requests/queries in relation to transactions handled by the Hub, track and monitor the incident throughout its life cycle, including verification and closure

Maintain a permanent link between both Programme and Operations sections for Vision transactions and liaise with Finance to ensure the finalization of transactions made

Files/archives, when needed, all relevant documents for audit purposes.

Training and orientation on VISION and HACT

Provide detailed metrics on Hub transactions, analyze and define training need

Facilitate training for staff and implementing partners in the area of VISION and HACT

Conduct orientation on VISIION for newcomers

Compiles Frequently Asked Questions and maintains knowledge databases for eventual distribution among VISION users

Perform additional assignments as requested by the supervisor.

Impact of Results:

The work of the Operations Associate (Data Processing) is critical to the achievement of office indicators as the Hub manages transactions processing and support smooth programme implementation. Delay or failure to carry out timely processing could adversely affect achievement of results for children and non-adherence to the policies and procedures will attract audit observations. Overall, the Hub functions support efficiency and effectiveness as well as standardization of transaction processing. The functions listed have a direct impact on the performance scorecard for the office and achievement of results across sector

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Minimum requirements:


Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to the work of the organization. Computer literacy and ability to effectively use standard office software, tools and technologies.

Work Experience: 

Six years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative work, of which at least one year is closely related to support of programme activities. Preference will be given to those who have working experience with SAP or similar systems.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English and knowledge of local language


Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency.

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