Senior Country Finance Expert

Hosted Entities Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat
Job categories Finance
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5119/16851
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Open-ended
Application period 27-Nov-2018 to 01-Jan-2019


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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Launched in September 2010, the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement catalyses collective action towards ending malnutrition in all its forms. Led by 60 SUN Countries and the Indian States of Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the SUN Movement is an unprecedented effort to bring together stakeholders – governments, national and international civil society organisations, businesses, the UN system, researchers and scientists across different sectors – to create an enabling environment to improve nutrition.

SUN countries, and all stakeholders in the Movement are committed to scaling up nutrition, by strengthening four strategic processes at country-level as set out in the SUN Movement Strategy and Roadmap 2016-2020:

  1. Expanding and sustaining an enabling political environment;
  2. Prioritising effective actions that contribute to good nutrition;
  3. Implementing actions aligned with national common results frameworks;
  4. Effectively using, and significantly increasing, financial resources for nutrition.

The SUN Movement Secretariat (SMS) was established in 2012 as a small coordinating mechanism to support SUN countries, helping them connect with each other for support and advice, and ensuring coordinated and coherent support from actors in a series of networks. The Secretariat also maintains momentum across the SUN Movement, catalyzing interest and action in new or problematic nutrition issues. Finally, the Secretariat tracks and communicates the progress made by each SUN country, and the Movement as a whole.

The SUN Movement Coordinator, a UN Assistant Secretary General, oversees implementation of the Strategy and Roadmap, leads the SUN Movement Secretariat and represents the SUN Movement globally. Day-to-day management of the Secretariat is the responsibility of the Director.



The Senior Country Finance Expert, reporting to the Director of the SUN Movement...

Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in Political Science, Social S...

At least seven years of relevant experience in international development financi...

Fluency in oral and written in English is required. Fluency in either Spanis...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: International Contractor Agreement (IICA) Contract level: Interna...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications r...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

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