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Date Posted : Jun 02, 2020
Chief Regional Financial Management Operations Coordinator (ADB) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ACCOUNTANCY, BUSINESS FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Selection Criteria Hold a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline Hold a Professional Accounting, External Auditing or Internal Auditing Certification/Degree (CPA, CA, ACCA, Expert Comptable, IIA…) Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in the Bank or similar financial institution, with particular expertise in designing, supporting and implementing financial management operations; Have a sound knowledge of the African Development Bank’s Financial Management Policy and Procedures; Experience in supporting private sector operations (banking, auditing, finance, microfinance institutions, agriculture, electricity, water) would be an added advantage; Experience in a Multilateral Development Bank, with emphasis on financial management, highly valuable; Experience in the preparation of financial management policy documents; Expert knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and International Standards on Auditing (ISAs). Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) and the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs); A good understanding of cross-cutting issues beyond financial management (e.g. procurement, governance, donors’ practices) at sector/country level; Ability to lead highly technical staff and ensure that teams stay organized and focused, and actively seeks and considers diverse ideas and approaches; Strong planning, organization, and time management skills; Excellent analytical skills; Ability to communicate effectively (Written and Oral) in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language; and Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications, preferably SAP and Risk Management Software.

Job Description:

  • THE POSITION: In coordinating the FM team in the region the key responsibilities of the Chief Regional Financial Management Operations Coordinator are: Ensuring quality and timely FM advice and providing support to projects activities, including: (i) quality of Financial Management (FM) activities in the region; (ii) timeliness of responses on all FM issues; (iii) quality of advice to both Bank sector and Borrowers staff in countries covered by the Director General; Executing the operations fiduciary function for the Bank in projects and programs that it finances , including through: (i) conducting country, sector and project level FM assessments and related capacity development action plans; (ii) providing FM-related support for country dialogue; (iii) supporting development of regional professional FM networks; (iv) participating in donors coordination meetings in their areas for promoting better coordination and effective resources mobilization Contributing to capacity development of Bank and Borrowers’ FM staff, including (i) coaching, (ii) mentoring, (iii) training and (iv) upgrading of the skills. Coordinate the FM work of staff in the region in accordance with the work programs agreed with senior management Duties and responsibilities Under the oversight and guidance of the Division Manager, Financial Management, the Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator will: Provide technical guidance at the Field Offices in the financial management activities of assigned projects and programs within the framework of the Bank’s policies and guidelines all over the operations cycle. Take a proactive role ensuring ‘Quality at Entry work’ in assessing the adequacy of the Borrower’s project financial management systems and the borrowers’ ability to manage and monitor Bank financed projects. This includes budgeting, internal control, treasury management, accounting, financial reporting and external auditing; Oversee the review of and provision of comments on financial management aspects of assigned projects and programs as documented in concept papers, feasibility studies, appraisal reports and other relevant documents to ensure consistency and enhance the quality of projects/program from the financial management perspective. Attend negotiations and ensure FM issues are taken into account in the financing agreement and other associated documentations Participate in project/program launching missions to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agencies in the area of financial management. Undertakes on-site and desk supervision mission on a risk-based approach and issues the supervision reports including FM performance ratings and drafting the contribution to the aide memoire Carry out supervision work to ensure that projects financial management systems are functioning appropriately, including the periodic review of project financial management reports for financial performance; Provide advice and support to Borrowers and the Bank Project Teams on matters affecting financial management and disbursement on capacity building in projects and with public sector accountability institutions; Provide financial management guidance for the development of technical assistance programs and evaluate and monitor their implementation; Assess the selection and recruitment of external independent auditors, ensuring their suitability including their independence, and competence to perform; Participates in PEFA, SAI-PMF, and ROSC-AA Assessments and on that basis, provides information to Bank operations and other initiatives in the countries concerned. Plays an active role in CPPRs from the financial management perspective and draft the FM part of the CPPR report Undertake Capacity building on FM issues in the countries and in sector departments in the Bank Participate in fiduciary clinics; Participate in donor coordination meetings within the region (not continent wide or global) and in country dialogue platforms between the country and the donors on the basis of the overall Bank’s strategy to support aid effectiveness HIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem, to: HR Direct HRDirect@AFDB.ORG To apply, please visit the website and follow the link, https://www.afdb.org/en/vacancies

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Date Posted : Mar 18, 2020
Logistics Assistant SC5 (WFP) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : LOGISTICS

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Language: General Service (Headquarters): Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency (level C) or intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official language may be required depending on the location of the post or area of responsibility. General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station's language, if different.

Job Description:

  • JOB PURPOSE To implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) 1. Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries. 2. Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised partners and destinations. 3. Support management of logistics vendors' contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement. 4. Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set. 5. Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards. 6. Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary. 7. Assist in management of commodity accounting data quality and integrity. 8. Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities. 9. Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor. 10. Collect and compile data, produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems in support to informed decision-making. 11. Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management. 12. Provide guidance to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP's Strategic Objectives. Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team's work processes to supervisor. Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates. Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit's responsibilities will serve WFP's mission. People Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities. Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor. Performance Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues. Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency. Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments. Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field. Partnership Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor. Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals. Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP's teams and external partners in fulfilling team's goals and objectives. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor's priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Supply Chain Management and Optimization Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks. Planning, Project & Resource Management Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources. Information Management & Reporting Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community. Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions. Warehouse and Inventory Management Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP's warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation. Technical Assistance and Coordination Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities. DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock. Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports. Experience in measuring service providers' performance against set KPIs. Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation. Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline for application : 31 March 2020 . Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply 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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