The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the world's 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 environment.
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, finance, accounting, management or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in financial management, administration and planning of which five (5) years should have been at the international level in a supervisory capacity is required. Experience with managing multiple types of donor funding (trust funds, donor contributions, multilateral funding mechanisms) is required. Experience within intergovernmental organizations and with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
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