• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 06 Months Contract
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements: Completion of secondary school education. Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines; Project Management, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology (IT), Statistics, Mathematics, Auditing, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) or any other related discipline. Working Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and French. Knowledge of local dialects in project areas in the Far North, East, Adamaoua, North West and South West is an advantage. Essential Experience: At least 2 years' minimum experience in reconciliation or investigative roles. Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • JOB PURPOSE: WFP Cameroon CO signed a contract with MTN in 2016 for the provision of restricted cash transfers (via mobile phones, SIM cards and beneficiary e-money accounts) to targeted beneficiaries. However, since the commencement of this arrangement, there has not been any post distribution reconciliation carried out. The CBT Reconciliations Team has been set up by Management to review the contract arrangements with MTN and carry out monthly reconciliation of the monies paid to beneficiaries' mobile money accounts, establish any unutilized funds if that there could and establish if these monies have been returned to WFP beneficiaries account in line with the stated Terms of Reference. The team has also been tasked to undertake specific reconciliations as outlined here below. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Under direct supervision of the CBT Reconciliation Officer, the Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) and in close coordination with Programme (CBT/SCOPE), M&E and Finance units as well as the Field Offices, the Programme Associate will assist in all tasks related to the accurate reconciliation of food assistance transfers using CBTs. Key roles include: Using data from the FSP, Partners, Finance and SCOPE, the Programme Associate will support the head of the Reconciliations unit to provide specialized project management support to all SCOPE/CBT related work to ensure timely and accurate reconciliations of cash transfers on a monthly basis following WFP's policies and procedures. Prepare a range of reports and data analysis to the CO Cash Working Group and Management (disbursements, withdrawals, account balances, account status, etc.) and highlight trends/issues/recommendations ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control. Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, monitoring and reconciliation of ongoing SCOPE/CBT activities. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and cooperating partners in reconciliations of CBT activities. Support the Programme and M&E team in the resolution of complaints and operational queries related to CBT by providing accurate and well analyzed information on actual disbursements, dormant accounts, etc. Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing technical advice and guidance to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of the Reconciliations team. 4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities: Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Understands WFP's Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. Be a force for positive change Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). Make the mission inspiring to our team Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP's mission. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Sets own goals in alignment with WFP's overall operations and is able to communicate this link to others. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. Create an inclusive culture Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence and develop and improve individual skills. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. Focus on getting results Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. Make commitments and make good on commitments Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. Be Decisive Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction. Connect and share across WFP units Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams' priorities and preferred working styles. Build strong external partnerships Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. Be politically agile & adaptable Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP's unique value as a partner. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Internal Controls & Compliance Utilizes understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance and ensure data integrity. Performance Budgeting, Reporting & Analysis Manages budget, business planning, and forecasting discussions on a programme-wide level, integrating financial resource information from a portfolio of projects to analyze effectiveness and financial viability. Resources Management (People, time, assets, etc.) Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders Financial Management and Accounting Principles Monitors and advises senior leaders on the financial status of projects and programmes, tracking outcomes to ensure transparent and effective utilization of resources. Application Deadline: May 18th, 2020 WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service. www.wfp.org

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