This is a one year fixed-term position to provide maternity cover for the period from 1 September 2018 until 31 August 2019.
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law.
This position is located in Finance Unit, Common Services Department in OSCE ODIHR. The Finance Unit is responsible for budgetary planning and control in line with the OSCE Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS) and PC-approved programme objectives.
Under the supervision of the Associate Finance Officer and the overall supervision of the Chief, Finance, the Budget Assistant provides programme support services in the areas of Budget, Project and Finance in such a manner so to enable efficient implementation of programmes and projects.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the general supervision of the Associate Finance Officer, by applying and interpreting OSCE and ODIHR financial rules and regulations in the context of the ODIHR operating environment, the Budget Assistant performs the following functions:
1. Producing consolidated programme budgets in accordance with OSCE procedures and donor requirements; 2. Assisting Programme and Project Managers in preparing budgets for individual projects and activities; 3. Maintaining project information data and ensuring its integrity; 4. Monitoring budget expenditure and recommending reallocation of funds to programme and project managers as necessary within OSCE procedures and donor requirements.
5. Providing advice and guidance, including training on OSCE and ODIHR budgetary and financial policies and procedures, including programme and project budgeting; 6. Identifying financial management matters to be addressed and proposing corrective actions in relation to implementation of ODIHR activities; 7. Liaising with relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring follow-up actions on budget implementation and reporting.
8. Ensuring compliance of programme and project expenditures with OSCE and ODIHR budgetary and financial policies and procedures; 9. Validating invoices and reviewing internal requests and their compliance with OSCE and ODIHR budgetary and financial policies and procedures as well as donor requirements;
10. Performing other related duties as required.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see: http://www.osce.org/odihr.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is approximately PLN 6,900. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland.
Social security will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme (current approximate deduction for a staff member is 46 Euro) and OSCE Provident Fund. The Organization contributes an additional amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this pension-style fund while the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System for general services employees.
Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use OSCE’s online application link found under http://jobs.osce.org.
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