National Administrative & Finance Associate
National Administrative & Finance Associate
|Title:||National Administrative & Finance Associate|
|Category:||Accounting & Finance|
|Duration:||12 Months (Extendable)|
|Exp.:||2020-04-16-(2 Weeks From now)|
|Salary:||As Per Organization Salary Scale|
|Organization:||UNFAO | About UNFAO|
|Education:|| University degree in Business/Public Administration Financial Management Accounting Economics o|
|Work Experience:|| At least five (5) of relevant and professi Years|
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Other Desirable Skills:
Duties & Responsibilities
Through its Country Offices or FAO Representations FAO assists governments to develop policies Programmes and projects to address hunger food security and malnutrition and provides technical support for the sustainable development of their agricultural livestock animal health and irrigation and forestry sectors as well as emergency preparedness and response. The activities of the FAO Representation include design and implementation of country-tailored field Programmes liaison with local donor representatives and active public awareness raising and outreach activities related to the mandate of FAO.
FAO assistance in Afghanistan achieves its objectives through capacity development and direct project implementation in four specific areas of FAO’s technical expertise:
This position is established under the GCP/AFG/105/GCR Project in Afghanistan and the duty station is Kabul with frequent travels to other project locations in the provinces covered by the respective project.
Afghanistan is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. A high proportion of the population rely on climate-sensitive sectors particularly agriculture and animal husbandry. Increasingly uncertain and extreme climatic conditions such as droughts floods and erratic rain fall patterns impact the productivity of these sectors. Climate change therefore poses a direct threat to marginalized vulnerable communities and sustainable economic development in the country. In this context Afghanistan will need to build and manage a fruitful partnership with the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
The Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) has been engaged with the GCF to help the country develop and implement durable adaptation and mitigation actions to pursue climate resilient and low emission development pathways. The National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) – GCF National Designed Authority (NDA) – is implementing an initial Readiness and Preparatory Support project (hereafter referred to as ‘Readiness I’) to strengthen the NDA’s capacity and coordination mechanisms develop No Objection Procedures (NOP) and an initial GCF country programme.
To further strengthen the NDA’s capacity for strategic engagement with GCF the NDA has requested FAO to develop this second Readiness proposal (hereafter referred to as ‘Readiness II’) to:
The Readiness II implementation will draw on the NDA office and coordination mechanisms established under Readiness I while providing critical technical support a more strategic engagement with the GCF to boost climate finance in Afghanistan.
This project will support NEPA to put in place necessary arrangements to access and effectively implement GCF resources responding to the needs to strengthen capacities mentioned above.
Purpose of this vacancy announcement:
FAO is looking for qualified national staff to support the work of the FAO – Green Climate Fund (GCF) funded project “Strengthening National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) through GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme”. The post is located in NEPA compound Kabul - Afghanistan.
FAO holds the ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the project the delivery of the planned outputs and the achievement of the expected outcomes. The project will be managed and implemented by FAO.
Reporting Lines / Supervision Received/Exercised:
Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Afghanistan with direct supervision of National Project Manager and in close consultation with the relevant units (Administrative Unit) in FAO Representation in Afghanistan the incumbent will be responsible for the timely and effective follow-up of project administrative and operational activities. The National Administrative & Finance Associate will carry out the following tasks:
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Partnership Building and Knowledge Management:
Interested Afghan nationals should complete the FAO Personal History Form (PHF) and submit it along with their application letter and CV to the email address below clearly mentioning the vacancy number and post title (National Administrative & Finance Associate - FAO/KBL/PRJ/SC/09-2020) in the subject line of the email otherwise your email will not be considered for further process.
NOTE: Applicant who failed to attach the FAO Personal History Form (PHF) to their Application will not be considered for further process.
The above required documents can also be submitted in writing (marked “Confidential” and clearly indicating on the sealed envelope the Vacancy Announcement number and position title) to: the Assistant FAO Representative (Administration) FAO Representation Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock Jamal Mina Opposite Kabul University Kabul Afghanistan.
The FAO PH Form can be downloaded using the following internet link:
The last date for receiving applications is 16 April 2020. Please note that applications received after closing date will not be given consideration. Only short listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview.
Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!