Under the guidance of the Administrative & Finance Officer in Borno, the Administrative & Finance Analyst is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of, finance, general administration, human resources, procurement, logistical and common services support to OCHA/Nigeria sub offices and operations consistent with UN rules and regulations. The Administrative and Finance Analyst leads and provides guidance to OCHA sub Offices administrative staff, fostering effective collaboration within the teams, with relevant OCHA and UNDP counterparts at headquarters and in the field, and with other UN agencies, promoting a client-oriented approach and ensuring optimal performance and efficient delivery of services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Implementation of Administrative policies and procedures
General office administration (operations)
Transportation fleet management
Under the direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Officer, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
Day-to-day support and coordination for all procurement arrangements with local service providers& ensure that common service agreements (cleaning, security, vehicle maintenance etc) are properly implement and services are to the standards required.
Close follow up on all issues related to staff travel (domestic & international), flight bookings and security clearances.
Prepare transportation plan, mission operational plan (MOP), security clearances, and cooperate with UNDSS and OCHA security focal point for all field mission/staff travels.
Checking, verifying and certifying of vehicle daily log matching with fuel consumption
Prompt reporting and investigation of cases of vehicle accident, damage, loss or theft of items. Update and maintenance of vehicle history report.
Manage the office transport fleet & drivers and ensure that all vehicles are properly maintained
with provision of adequate stock of spare parts and, MOSS compliant and road worthy
Ensure that office inventory database is updated on regular basis and that both the financial and physical status of all office Non-Expendable Properties is regularly reported.
Provide routine Administrative & logistical support to the all units/staff on all matters related to general office administration, transport, protocol/visas applications, duty free privileges & custom clearances for office goods and for staff personal effects
Plan and organize office events including retreats, meetings and other events and ensure that all participants are informed in advance and that the necessary logistics is in place including booking of venues, hotels etc.
Support with protocol matters, registration of staff, coordination with local authorities, on space and other administrative matters.
Organization of shipment, customs clearance arrangement, preparation of documents for OCHA shipments and all related necessary documentation, implementation and follow-up actions.
Custodian for management of office stationary suppliers including maintenance of stick list of stationary, distribution of stationary as required by staff and keeping a log of distribution
Maintenance of office premises and common services to ensure integrated activities on common services and implementation of the UN reform.
Performing Travel Administrator / Requisitioner role in OCHA ERP system “Umoja” for the preparation of travel/purchase orders and other administrative functions.
Prepare the Travel Authorizations when necessary. Analyze and calculate DSA/other travel entitlements, provide travel arrangement for the field staff.
Maintenance of records on assets management
Sound contribution to knowledge network and communities of practice.
Any other administrative duties as assigned by the office/supervisor.
Impact of Results
The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency of the Country Office including improved business results and client services. Forward-looking operations management has an impact on the organization of office management, knowledge sharing, and information provision.
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Knowledge Management and Learning
Shares knowledge and experience;
Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Ability to perform a broad range of activities aimed at effective and efficient functioning, including dealing with multiple and routine tasks
Ability to provide efficient and quality administrative/log works;
Leadership and Self-Management
Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary education is required. Certification in Administration, University Degree in Business or Public Administration is desirable, but it is not a requirement.
Up to 6 years of relevant professional experience in business, public administration, logistics, programme support service or other related area is required.
Good knowledge on Administration/Operations is required. Experience working with the UN or other international organizations is desirable.
Experience in using UN ERP system (Umoja) in the area of travel and procurement is highly desirable. Good computer skills (Windows, MS Word, Excel/Spread sheets, the internet/Web) is required.
Fluency in English language and national language of the duty station.
Important applicant information
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
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