Senior Project Control Officer at UNHCR Uganda


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  • Company: UNHCR Uganda
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda
Job Description

Duties • Participate in and contribute to the annual assessment and planning cycle. • Participate in and contribute to the development and implementation of partnership management objectives aligned with UNHCR¿s strategy and priorities. • Participate in the development of the direct implementation monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and other relevant functions. • Support Programme and other relevant functions in the selection of implementation modalities. • Support and oversee a coherent approach in the application of the Enhanced Framework for Implementing with Partners and compliance with its policies, principles and procedures to ensure effective partnerships, as well as sound stewardship and accountability for the funds entrusted to partners. • Champion and pursue high quality partnerships and integrity culture in UNHCR, among partners and UNHCR¿s contractors to mitigate misuse and wastage of resources, fraud and corruptions, sexual abuse and exploitation, and other forms of misconduct, including assessing and putting in place safeguards and measures for detection, prevention, reporting and addressing fraud and other forms of partnership/contractors misconduct. • Ensure UNHCR management (country/bureau/global) and offices have access to high-quality and timely analytical insights and advice for enabling evidence-based operational decisions and accountability on project control, partnership and direct implementation management. • Provide first-line support for project control, external and internal audit, evaluations, and other reviews pertaining to partnership and direct implementation management, and assist in gap analysis, establishing measuring and taking appropriate actions for addressing queries, recurrent weaknesses and other findings. • Ensure coherent practices of analysis and critical reviews of risk exposure and establishment of linkages of risk management with monitoring, financial management, project control, audit and other processes relate to partnership agreement and direct implementation to enhance effective delivery and optimum use of funds through partnerships or through direct implementation. • Foster constructive dialogue and consultations with partners, UNHCR contractors and other stakeholders to strengthen partnerships, interagency collaborations, and harmonisations. • Contribute to strengthening the capacity of UNHCR and partners on partnership and direct implementation management. • Seek innovative approaches in enhancing partnership and direct implementation management, gathering experiences and sharing best practices and lessons learned among operations and partners. • Participate and contribute with inputs on reviews and enhancements of policies, procedures and practices governing the framework for Implementing with Partners and the management of direct implementation. • Perform other duties related to financial management as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For P4/NOD – 9 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 8 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 7 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education Business Administration; Economics; Management; or other relevant field; (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses Not specified

Relevant Job Experience Essential: • Experience in financial management, accounting, project management, internal control assessment, internal audit and/or external audit, risk management and demonstrated experience in field operations. Demonstrated experience in effective partnership management and multi-stakeholder coordination in humanitarian, emergency or development contexts. Good knowledge and understanding of UNHCR/UN rules, policies, and regulations regarding partnership and financial management, oversight and compliance. Proven analytical skills, and abilities for identification of gaps and finding solutions. Good level of computer literacy in particular, experience in computerized systems and software. Experience in communicating, building capacities, coordinating consultative processes and building consensus. Ability to contribute in policy and process reviews.

Desirable : • Innovation and technology skills in financial, risks and fraud management. Professional qualification in accounting (CPA, CMA or CA, CFE, ERM, or equivalent). Training in UNHCR’s protection and management learning programmes. Capacity building skills.

Functional Skills BU-Budgeting BU-UN/UNHCR budgetary cycle and procedures MG-Resource Management (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. C001L3 – Accountability Level 3 C002L3 – Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3 C003L3 – Communication Level 3 C004L3 – Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3 C005L3 – Client & Result Orientation Level 3 C006L3 – Organizational Awareness Level 3 M001L3 – Empowering and Building Trust Level 3 M002L3 – Managing Performance Level 3 M006L3 – Managing Resources Level 3 M005L3 – Leadership Level 3 M003L3 – Judgement and Decision Making Level 3 M004L3 – Strategic Planning and Vision Level 3 X003L3 – Technological Awareness Level 3 X001L3 – Analytical Thinking Level 3 X005L3 – Planning and Organizing Level 3

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Please note that the closing date for positions advertised in the Addendum 3 to March 2022 Compendium is Wednesday 20 July 2022 (midnight Geneva time).

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