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UNITED NATIONS

The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
NAIROBI

An Administrative Officer is sought in Nairobi. Duties: Effectively coordinate actions relative to the administration of human resource activities, such as, recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences or related area is required. A minimum of five (5) years' of progressively responsible relevant experience in human resources management, administration or related area is required of which preferably at least two at the international level. Closing date: 8/14/16. Vacancy no: 57213

CHIEF, DOCUMENTS PLANNING AND MONITORING UNIT
ADDIS ABABA

A Chief, Documents Planning and Monitoring Unit is sought in Addis Ababa. Duties: Analyzes requests from substantive offices for meetings to be included in the draft calendar of meetings. Reviews existing legislation (General Assembly and ECOSOC resolutions) to ensure that all requested services are within established entitlements. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Management, Languages, Information Knowledge Management, International Relations, Translation, Linguistics or Terminology or related area. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in documentation, publication, administration, conference management or related field. Thorough knowledge of documentation processing chain and good knowledge and experience with conference and document management in the UN, International organizations, government or any similar set up is highly desirable. Closing date: 8/14/16. Vacancy no: 62265

REVISER, CHINESE
GENEVA

A Reviser, Chinese is sought in Geneva. Duties: Translates, mostly without revision, texts covering a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations, particularly those subjects requiring experience and recognized proficiency. Revises translations dealing with a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in translation or related area is required. At least five years of translation experience in a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations (political, social, legal, economic, financial, administrative, scientific and technical), with a recognized specialization in a particular substantive, technical or administrative area, preferably including three years within the United Nations. Some experience of self-revision is desirable. Experience in using relevant computer software and CAT tools is also desirable. Closing date: 8/13/16. Vacancy no: 61613

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CHIEF, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SERVICE
VIENNA

The United Nations seeks a Chief, Human Resources Management Service in Vienna. The incumbent is responsible for the overall management and development of the workforce of UNOV/UNODC as the Offices' principal leader on talent management and other human resources matters. S/he manages and directs the work of HRMS, which provides human resources support to UNOV and UNODC and to other UN Secretariat offices in Vienna, as well as to the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin. REQUIRES: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, social sciences or related area is required. A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience, most of which at the international level, in human resources management or related administrative area is required. Several years of direct experience in two or more areas of human resources management, such as administration, staffing and training is required. Proven experience in leading, promoting and implementing change management initiatives, adapting to a new HR policy framework and providing its interpretation within delegated authority is required. Closing date: 8/12/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 61755.

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HEAD, TALENT ACQUISITION SERVICE
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization seeks a Head, Talent Acquisition Service (A-4) in Brussels. The incumbent will create and deliver global vision and strategy for talent acquisition and drive operations excellence in this area. He/she is responsible for running and further developing the activities of the Talent Acquisition Service for the NATO IS. He/she will be expected to assess and implement new thinking and modern techniques to meet the changing needs of the Organization. REQUIRES: have a university degree, preferably in Human Resources, Management or a related field; have at least 5 years' professional experience in Human Resources Management, particularly in the area of recruitment, in a civilian or military capacity; have professional experience managing a small team, programmes and related budgets; have a good knowledge of, and experience with, modern sourcing and assessment methods; possess strong business acumen and demonstrate ability to drive execution on deliverables. Please apply online at http://www.nato.int/wcm-asp/recruit-wide.asp. Reference Vacancy No. 160270. Closing date: 8/1/16.

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HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks a Human Resources Officer in Geneva. Duties: Provide advice and support to managers and staff on human resources related matters. Prepare special reports and participates and/or lead special human resources project. Keep abreast of developments in various areas of human resources. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public or business administration, human resources management, education, or related field. At least five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration or related area is required, of which at least three years in human resources management in international organizations. Experience in the application of United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations in an operational environment covering a wide range of human resources administration is desirable. Closing date: 8/8/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 61513.

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FINANCE ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

International Medical Corps has been operating in CAR since 2007, primarily in the north-eastern regions of Vakaga and Haute-Kotto. International Medical Corps remains one of only two international organizations providing health and protection assistance in each of these regions. International Medical Corps has also been supporting Sudanese refugee in Ouaka prefecture in the south of the country since 2010. As of 2014, International Medical Corps has expanded its areas of operation to include Bouca sub- prefecture in the north west and was chosen as UNHCR's implementing partner at an additional two refugee camps in the south, as well as an emergency response to the recent crisis in Bangui. Currently, IMC is managing programs in Vakaga, Ouham, Ouaka, Haute-Kotto and Haut-mbomou region implementing primary health care, secondary health care, nutrition, protection and mental health activities. This position will facilitate all internal and external interaction with the President and CEO. This position will create strategic appointments and meetings to assist the President and CEO in meeting the goals of the organization. RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation Accounting and Finance Management. Ensure compliance with the organization and donor regulations and procedures; establishing finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directing or performing their development, documentation, and implementation. Supervise and ensure that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions in field offices are performed in accordance with internal policy and procedures. Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments. Suggests formats for financial reporting to aid financial statement users to better understand the contents of the reports for decision-making and strategic planning purposes. Ensures the maintenance of accurate records of financial transactions of the country office (main and field offices) in order to monitor financial status of all project activities. Manages the finance department of the country office to meet the financial reporting requirements of in- country management and Headquarters; This function includes ensuring that all financial reports are submitted on or before the deadlines set and contain relevant information for all the users of the financial reports. Directs the preparation of all financial reports for external purposes in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements. Maintains the organizations system of accounts ensuring all accounting data are updated, reconciled and fully supported. Oversee training of finance staff and provide technical support to country program and logistics. Supervise or prepare budgets. Present & facilitate review of actual to budget expenditures with Country Director and Site Managers. Provide recommendations for budget realignments as required. Make frequent visits to field offices provide training to finance staff on internal procedures and requirements. Human Resources Management. Supervise the human resource and administrative functions in field offices to ensure their smooth and effective operations. Supervise the oversight of staff personnel files inclusive of contracts, leave records and other paperwork required for employment in local context. Ensure compliance to local labor laws including contracts, compensation packages and working hours. Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified program field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with supervisors. Collaborate with security officer/CD to maintain security of staff in the field locations. Make frequent site visits to facilities to ensure that appropriate care and training are being conducted and to offer support to field staff. Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff. Training/ Capacity Building. Determine training needs for finance and human resources staff. Train senior national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs. Advocate and plan for professional development for expat and national staff. Working Relationships. Maintain frequent communication with Regional Finance Coordinator to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated. Work with Country Director and Logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets. Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country activities. Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with varying government regulations. Representation. Serve as the principal liaison with donors on matters related to the program to ensure financial and programmatic accountability to donors. Establish and update contact details of potential donors in-country. Participate in donor meetings and communicate relevant information to HQ. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a college or university degree in Accounting or Business Administration; preferably a Master's degree. Fluency in English and French. Minimum 3-5 years managerial experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent experience, training and education. Extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs at the management level. Experience in staff management and follow up. Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, preferably Cost Point. Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with OFDA, ECHO, EU, DfID, UNHCR and other donors. Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies. Skills and knowledge in program sustainability and capacity building, public-private partnerships and project monitoring and evaluation (both quantitative and qualitative methods). Strong writing and presentation skills. Proven capabilities in leadership required. Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills. Closing date: 31st July 2016. To apply: www.internationalmedicalcorps.org/career.

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PROCUREMENT OFFICER
NEW YORK

The United Nations seeks a Procurement Officer in New York. Duties: Plans, develops and manages all procurement and contractual aspects of projects of significant complexity related to worldwide procurement of diverse services and commodities (e.g., information technology, electronic equipment and instruments, vehicles, medicines, foodstuffs, building maintenance materials, office supplies, construction, furniture, sea and air charter, freight forwarding etc.), taking into account local economic and other conditions. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, public administration, commerce, engineering, law or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract management, administration or related area is required. Experience in logistics and strategic freight forwarding is desirable. Closing date: 8/1/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 60136.

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INTERPRETER, ENGLISH
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks an Interpreter (English) in Geneva. Duties: Provides interpretation into English of speeches or statements given in French and Russian or Spanish. S/he services up to seven meetings per week (exceptionally eight), usually of no more than three hours. S/he may be assigned to sensitive meetings; routinely functions as team leader of all interpreters assigned to the same meeting. REQUIRES: A first level degree from a university or from an institution of equivalent status. A Master's degree is desirable. Must have passed the United Nations Competitive Examination for English Interpreters. At least five years of professional interpreting experience in international organizations, three of which would preferably have been within the United Nations System. Closing date: 8/4/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 61118.

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CHIEF, TRANSLATION AND EDITORIAL SUPPORT SECTION
GENEVA

The United Nations seeks a Chief, Translation and Editorial Support Section (P-5) in Geneva. Duties: Provides guidance to the Chief of Service, on policy matters relating to the Section, including appointments, promotion, outreach, internships and training. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in humanities, languages, social sciences, business administration or management, or in a related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in conference management or in the provision of language or language related services, including at least five years of experience in managing teams of at least five staff in international, regional or national institutions is required. Experience in Project Management would be an asset. Closing date: 7/28/16. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference vacancy no: 16-CON-UNOG-57344-R-GENEVA (T).

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