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UNU is building a roster of candidates which can be employed in the role of Finance Assistant. The functions below are generic and represent common tasks and responsibilities. We may contact you directly if there is a suitable opportunity in the future and a more specific job description will then be shared.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Required qualifications and experience include:
The individual candidate will be evaluated according to the following process:
Stage 1: Establishing a roster
Stage 2: Contracting
When a request for services arises, the HR administrator shall contact the relevant individual(s) with the specific Terms of Reference (job description).
UNU is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities to apply and become part of the organisation.
UNU has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNU, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination.
Remuneration will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
This is a full-time, one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with possibility for renewal subject to satisfactory work performance and availability of funds. The combined duration of appointments shall not exceed six (6) years.
This is a locally recruited post and no relocation allowances apply. The successful candidate will be employed under a local contract and will not hold international civil servant status nor be a staff member as defined in the UN Staff Rules and Regulations.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications by email to financeconsultant_KL@unu.edu and must include the following:
By email: financeconsultant_KL@unu.edu