Organisational Unit: UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial research on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 13 countries, UNU’s work spans the full breadth of the 17 (Sustainable Development Goals) generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies and leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
UNU-IIGH is one of 14 research and training centres that comprise the UNU system. As a UN think tank, the mission of UNU-IIGH is to build knowledge and capacity for decision-making by UN agencies, programmes, and member states about global health issues. The aim is to contribute to the development and strengthening of health services policy frameworks and management actions, particularly for people in developing countries, and to support implementation of promotive and preventive approaches to human health. UNU-IIGH’s research and capacity building in global health relates specifically to informing the policy debates and directions that ensure that in keeping with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “no one is left behind”.
We are looking for an outstanding individual with a strong finance and accounting background, attention to detail, the ability to innovate to enhance efficiency, and commitment to customer service. For more information please visit http://iigh.unu.edu
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director of UNU-IIGH, and the technical guidance of the Finance and HR Officer of the UNU Centre, the Finance Officer performs the following functions:
Required qualifications and experience include:
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience according to the suitability of candidates, and will be within the GS-7 level of the General Service Salary Scale for Malaysia duty station in the United Nations Common System salary scale. For more information, please visit http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/malaysia.htm
The Rector reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level below the level advertised.
This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment. The initial appointment shall normally be for a fixed-term of one (1) year with the likelihood of renewal on a rolling fixed-term appointment basis, subject to satisfactory performance. The mandatory age of retirement for United Nations staff is 65 years old.
This is a locally recruited post. Suitably qualified women applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.
As soon as possible.
Information about how to apply is provided below – please read carefully to ensure that any further inquiry relates to information not already provided. We recommend that applicants review the information on how to apply for jobs with the UN to assist with the submission of a competitive application.
Interested applicants should submit their applications, preferably by e-mail, and must include the following:
Please indicate the reference number of the vacancy announcement (2019/UNU/IIGH/FTA/FA/00097667)
Please take note that due to the volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be notified.
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org