Finance Specialist

Job categories Finance
Vacancy code VA/2020/B0005/20537
Level ICS-10
Department/office FA, SSC, IPAS
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration open-ended, subject to satisfactory performance and the duration of the PharmaMX project
Application period 08-Oct-2020 to 01-Nov-2020


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Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the UNOPS Integrated Practice Advice and Support (IPAS) serves all the regions and headquarters, primarily with advice and solutions to everyday implementation challenges. IPAS consists of a diverse team of subject matter experts in the six practice areas of HR, Administration, Legal, Finance, Procurement, Project Management and Infrastructure. IPAS has three main roles:

Support to operations in the field offices: IPAS provides timely advice and supports actively finding of solutions to everyday implementation challenges, based on policy and best practices. It also provides operational support in specific areas.

Business efficiency: IPAS recommends changes to policies, processes and operating standards based on the feedback and experience of the field offices. IPAS also ensures transparent and efficient project implementation, in line with policy and business needs. 

Body of knowledge: IPAS contributes to research and coordination within the policy groups and project practitioners. It provides structured knowledge and subject matter expertise which is used across practice areas to provide coherent and tailored advice to the requesting offices.

IPAS Finance supports UNOPS Country Offices in all aspects of UNOPS finances. Our four major areas of support are:

  • ​Engagement & budgeting advisory support

  • Project reporting & closure advisory support

  • Corporate Financial reporting support

  • ​Banking & treasury support

Under the supervision of the Financial Management Advisor, the incumbent will work closely with Country Officesbased in Latin America and the Caribbean (LCR), primarily providing daily operational support and solutions for the delivery of the PharmaMX project. The incumbent will keep a balance between operational implementation efficiencies and policy/rules requirements, and also contribute towards long-term solutions by channeling practical recommendations through the Finance Senior Manager for improvements in policies and processes for efficient project implementation

The objective of the PharmaMX project is to support the Government of Mexico in its effort to guarantee the right to health to the largest number of inhabitants through the planning and management of the consolidated purchase of medicines from 2021 to 2024. 




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