A minimum of 2 years of cumulative professional work experience in the area of programme, operations and financial administration / management, with Master’s Degree, (3) years‘ with specialized license in the relevant area and (4) years‘ with Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
Previous work experience in an international, multilateral or civil society organization, preferably in a multi-cultural setting;
Substantive programme finance management experience with a UN Organization is considered a distinct advantage;
In-depth knowledge of programming and reporting aspects of Local Development Fund modality and related capacity development aspects is a requirement;
Hands on experience with ATLAS and IPSAS is a requirement;
In-depth knowledge of UN policies, Joint Programmes in Somalia is considered a strong asset;
Understanding of programming aspects fiscal decentralization interventions and related local0 revenue mobilization aspects;
Hands on experience with capacity development, organizational development and advisory work;
Work experience in the UN Grants management, accountability and reporting in the UN system is a requirement;
Experience in Resource Mobilization (RM) & Partnerships is an advantage

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.), knowledge of spread sheet and database packages, and experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in written and spoken English.


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