United Nations Development Programme

Quick Details about UNDP

  • Hiring Organization: United Nations Development Programme
  • Shortly Known as: UNDP
  • Founded: 1965
  • Head (Administrator): Achim Steiner
  • Parent organization: ECOSOC
  • Organization Type: Non-profit Organization
  • Organization Size: 10,000+ employees
  • Headquarters: New York, United States
  • Official Website: www.undp.org

Job summery

  • Functions / Key Results Expected

The Finance Officer reports to the Head of Humanitarian Finance Unit / EHF Fund Manager.

Summary of key functions:

  • Support theEHF allocation process through providing information on procedures and good practices to relevant key stakeholders. This includes taking part in review meetings to ensure that project selection process meets criteria of transparency, inclusiveness and objectivity
  • Prepare and implement a monitoring work plan. This includes arrangement of field level monitoring visits to EHF project sites and prepare monitoring reports
  • Review interim and final programmatic narrative reports from the Fund recipients
  • Support the EHF Finance Officer to ensure consistency of programmatic and financial reports
  • Support management of project modification requests and ensure consistency with allocation and sectoral focus, as well allignment with EHF guidelines and processes.
  • Keep updated on the overall status of the EHF for informed decision and recommendations
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of EHF policies, procedures and tools
  • Maintain collaboration with key stakeholders to strengthen awareness and understanding on EHF works and processes

Impact of Results

  • Perform other duties as required by the EHF Fund Manager / Head of HFU or other OCHA priorities and special projects Monitoring and Reporting is one of key functions in the management of EHF to ensure proper implementation of the projects according to commitment as defined in the approved proposal and allocation. In addition, the function will support assurance of EHF Country Operational Manual implementation in the entire programme cycle management. The function will contribute significantly to a better management of the Fund in general.


  • Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates commitment to UNOCHA’s mission, vision, values
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race and nationality sensitivity and adaptability
  • Functional competencies:
  • Analytical and Conceptual Thinking
  • Communication and networking
  • Teamwork
  • Managing Resources
  • Planning, setting standards, and Monitoring work
  • Integrity

Job Requirement

Education: Advanced or first degree preferred in political and economic sciences, sociology, law, international relations or related field


  • Zero years of experience with an Advanced Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in humanitarian or development
  • UN or NGO experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sound experience and understanding of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Sound understanding of gender-appropriate, humanitarian programming
  • Proven experience in report writing;
  • Excellent computer literacy and skills (word, excel, lotus notes, databases, and internet);
  • Availability for travel in-country;
  • Ability to work with moderate supervision, efficiency competence, and integrity with people of different national backgrounds
  • Language Requirements: Proficiency in written and oral English. A second UN language is desirable

Duty Station: Addis Ababa

How to Apply

Closing:  06 March 2022

  • Interested applicants must submit their CVs, letter of motivation, and supporting documents via the email address: – ocha-eth-hr@un.org
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted