OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Global Tuberculosis Programme (GTB) leads and guides the global effort to end the TB epidemic through universal access to people-centred prevention and care, multisectoral action and innovation. GTB specifically: provides global leadership to end TB through strategy development, political and multisectoral engagement, strengthening review and accountability, advocacy, and partnerships, including with civil society;shapes the TB research and innovation agenda and stimulates the generation, translation and dissemination of knowledge; develops policy options, norms and standards for TB prevention and care and facilitates their implementation;provides specialized technical support for Member States and partners, working with WHO regional and country offices to catalyse change and build sustainable capacity; and monitors, evaluates and reports on the status of the TB epidemic and progress in financing and implementation of the End TB Strategy at global, regional and country levels.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Provides guidance and advice to the Director and their supervisor in managing the overall budget planning, financial management administration and facilitating the human resource related planning and operations of the department. Manages and monitors the budget and finance of the department and develops innovative approaches to financial management, developing new best practices for financial resources. Oversees, quality assurance and compliance of transactions and allocates financial resources and award mapping for the department, providing periodic financial reports, data, and statistics in accordance with WHO's rules and regulations and donor requirements. Analyses financial data and provides advice to decision makers on the financial administration of the programme area. Assists the Director and their supervisor, or departmental responsible officers in the operational work planning processes.Responsible for reviewing contracts and donor proposals and agreements and to liaise with responsible technical officers and partners accordingly. Works closely with the Director and their supervisor and/or technical staff in supporting fundraising and resource mobilization activities and donor reporting accordingly. Organizes the administrative functions of the department and oversees the effective work of administrative support to ensure effective programmatic and administrative support. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Essential: An advanced level university degree (Masters level or above) in Business Administration, Management, or related field relevant to the position.
Essential: A minimum of seven years professional experience in conducting financial management, budget and work planning related programme activities as well as working in the area of administration. Demonstrated experience in accounting and consolidation of financial data using ERP systems or similar packages. Demonstrated experience at the international level.
Desirable: Experience working in an international organization.
- Strong expertise in budget and financial planning and accounting. - Concrete skills in project management and work planning. - Strong skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages. - Strong skills in writing and drafting financial reports and donor agreements. - Strong skills in the area of quality assurance and compliance. - Strong skills in buildingpartnerships. - Strong skills in programmatic and administrative processes.
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Knowing and managing yourself
- Moving forward in a changing environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 74,913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 5556 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
- This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- A written test may be used as a form of screening.
- In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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