World Health Organization Career Opportunities in South Africa

World Health Organization Senior Finance Assistant Career Opportunities in South Africa


Description of Duties

· Perform monthly analysis of GSM transactions coded to fixed assets expenditure type and by Budget Center. Reconcile with asset register and assist budget centers in updating asset register. Monitor and assess the adequacy of actions taken to correct identified weaknesses
· Monitor closely the status of all disposals of fixed assets and ensure the asset register is updated on a timely basis.
· Reconcile inventory records monthly
· Ensure that all necessary actions are taken to adjust for periodic physical verifications of assets and inventory
· Keep abreast of all developments in WHO rules, regulations, policies, procedures and systems related to the areas of work.
  • Ensure that relevant changes are disseminated to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Support the continuous improvement of rules and regulations around areas of work through identification of current and emerging issues and make recommendations to the Team Lead on the development and enhancement of policies, procedures, guidelines, tools to manage issues.
    · Maintain financial records and financial transactions relating to area of work in the GSM environment;

    Required Qualification

    Education

  • Essential: Completion of secondary education, combined with a diploma or equivalent technical training or commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.
  • Desirable: University degree in accounting or finance will be an advantage.

    Experience

  • Essential: 10 years of working experience with 5 to 7 years of responsible work in finance, budgeting and/or accounting activities.
  • Desirable: Experience within UN or other international or multinational organizations will be an advantage.

    Skills

  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • To conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision;
  • To provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software;
  • To interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; World Health Organization Senior Finance Assistant Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Closing Date: Jul 10, 2017




    World Health Organization Technical Officer Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Description of Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Compliance and Risk Management (CRM), the incumbent will be expected to work as part of a COT team with some independence.
  • The incumbent is expected to exercise strong inter-personal skills.
  • He/She will have some contacts with WHO Representatives, Directors, IST coordinators, Programme Managers, Management Officers as well as internal and external auditors.
  • Follow up on open internal and external audit reports.
  • Assist managers in implementing audit recommendations and rectifying control weaknesses, as needed.
  • Participate in compliance reviews of activities of the 47 WCOs and the 6 Clusters of AFRO as well as of selected functional Areas (procurement, travel, budget monitoring, etc.).
  • Provide technical advice to WCOs on maintaining their respective local risks registers.
  • Follow up on implementation of recommendations made by COT.
    Assist the Manager, Compliance and Risk Management with investigation/legal matters by preparing interview records, following up on investigation queries and follow up on status of open cases.
  • Carry out any other tasks, as requested by supervisor.

    Required Qualification

    Education

  • Essential: First university degree in accounting, law, public administration.
  • Desirable: Certification in auditing, such as Certified Internal Auditor.
  • Courses in auditing/compliance would also be considered an advantage.

    Experience

  • Essential: Two (2) years of experience at national/international level in compliance/auditing, using an ERP system, such as Oracle or SAP.
  • Desirable: Work experience with WHO or other UN Agencies would be an asset.

    Skills

  • Knowledge of auditing principles and their applications.
  • Understanding of accounting and financial principles.
  • Good knowledge of management and use of ERP systems, such as Oracle. Ability to
    communicate clearly and concisely, in oral and writing. Maturity of judgment, tact, integrity and discretion.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Ability to apply IT technology when needed.
    Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of an ERP system, in particular downloading data into Excel and performing analysis of huge amounts of data in Excel is required.

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; World Health Organization Technical Officer Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Closing Date: Jul 10, 2017




    World Health Organization Administrative Assistant Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Objectives of the Programme

  • Under the Strategic directions of the Director, General Management, the COT shall manage AFRO's compliance programme on a day-to-day basis and be the focal point for all compliance and risk management issues in the African region.

    Purpose of the Post

  • As Assistant to the Compliance Team, the incumbent will coordinate administrative support services in the Compliance Team and support the smooth running of the Office

    Other Duties

  • Perform other related duties as required or instructed, including providing support to other areas of work

    Required Qualifications

    Education

  • Essential: Completion of secondary school education or equivalent technical or commercial education.
  • Desirable: Training in finance, audit, compliance, procurement, secretarial tasks and/or in an administrative field is desirable.
    Experience
  • Essential: At least 8 years of relevant working experience.
  • Desirable: Experience in administrative support positions in WHO or another UN agency an asset.
  • Experience in Oracle-based or other ERP systems an asset.

    Skills

  • The incumbent maintains and updates proficiency in the use of modern office technology through in-house courses, on-the-job training or self-training.
  • He/she keeps abreast of changes in procedures and practices, rules and regulations, organizational structure, in the department, the cluster and WHO, to be able to brief others and explain procedures.

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; World Health Organization Administrative Assistant Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Closing Date: Jul 10, 2017




    World Health Organization HR Officer Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Objectives of the Programme

    The objectives of the Human Resources Management Unit are to design and implement strategies, programmes and client services covering integrated talent management, workforce planning, staff/management relations, staff health and well being, and compliance, for the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFR) and offices and sub/offices in 47 countries in the African region.
    These will ensure the organization’s ability to acquire, engage, develop, deploy and retain the talents needed to deliver public health outcomes agreed to and/or expected by Members States and other stakeholders.
    Under the General Management and Coordination (GMC) Cluster’s new service delivery model for the Human Resources organization, The Country Support team will function as dedicated, client focused business partnering and "one-stop-shop" for all HR services offered to Country Offices from one geographic location.

    Required Qualifications

    Education

    Essential:

  • First university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, administrative law, social sciences or related areas.
  • Who staff only, equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience.

    Experience

  • Essential: Minimum five (5) years of experience in Human Resources Management and planning.
  • Desirable: Good knowledge of WHO Human Resources management and end-to-end business processes as designated in the Global Management System or similar ERP systems.
  • Experience in project management, ideally in the UN system and/or a public health context.
     
    Skills

  • Good knowledge of human resources management theories and principles;
  • Ability to interpret Staff Rules and HR policies and determine entitlements;
  • Ability to counsel and communicate effectively; and demonstrated supervisory skills.
    Proficient in standard office software.

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; World Health Organization HR Officer Career Opportunities in South Africa

    Closing Date: Jul 10, 2017

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