Associate Finance and Budget Officer, Nairobi

Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

Country: Kenya

City: Nairobi, Kenya

Office: UNEP Nairobi, Kenya

Grade: P-2

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Closing date: Friday, 18 May 2018

Posting Title: Associate Finance and Budget Officer, P2


Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Duty Station: NAIROBI

Posting Period: 4 April 2018-18 May 2018

Job Opening number: 18-FIN-UNEP-89972-R-NAIROBI (X)

Staffing Exercise ID: N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organizational Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement between States. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival (

The Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) programme incorporates the system established by CITES Conference of the Parties to monitor levels of illegal killing of elephants at more than 80 conservation areas spread across 47 elephant range States in Africa and Asia, with the goal of providing reliable information and building capacity for the management of elephant populations. This position is in the CITES Secretariat, administered by UN Environment and is located at the Nairobi duty station. Under the direct supervision of the MIKE Coordinator of the CITES Secretariat, the incumbent will perform the following duties: Responsibilities

1. Support the administration of the unit’s human resource activities: recruitment (including consultants), performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training, staffing table etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.

2. Assist in developing the unit’s work program and budget; analyse inputs and formulate resource allocations by work program, or business processes.