UNMM – Administrative / Finance Analyst (Turkish Nationals) – Gaziantep

Functional Competencies:             

Building Partnerships

Level 1.2:  Maintaining a network of contacts

  1. Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues

Level 1.2: Basic research and analysis

  1. Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  2. Documents and analyses innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.2: Fundamental knowledge of own discipline

  1. Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
  2. Ability to formulate and manage budgets; manage contributions and investments; manage transactions; and conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery.
  1. Possesses  knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and applies them consistently in work tasks
  2. Analyzes the requirements and synthesizes proposals
  3. Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  4. Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.2: Basic research and analysis

  1. Researches and documents ‘best practices’ in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.2: Research and analysis and making recommendations on management systems

  1. Make recommendations relative to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems design

Client Orientation

Level 1.2: Establishing effective client relationships

  1. Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
  2. Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  3. Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
  4. Anticipates client needs and addresses them promptly

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.2: Basic monitoring

  1. Gathers, analyzes and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:

   • Professionalism – Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian issues , emergency relief and related human rights issues; conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to analyze and articulate the  protection dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response; demonstrated problem-solving skills; and very good knowledge of region of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions; strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian  protection and  knowledge of the institutions of the UN system; demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations; ability to relate humanitarian  protection issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected  region.

Communication – Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations to staff at senior levels, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style.

Planning & Organizing – Ability to coordinate the work of others, work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.

Client orientation – Ability to identify client’s needs and match them to appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective and productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; capacity to keep clients informed of [progress or setbacks in ongoing projects. Ability to monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’’ environment to keep informed and anticipate potential problems.

Teamwork – Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

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