Admin and Finance Intern – National

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Administration, Budget and Accounting, Finance
  • Deadline:


UNOPS has been present in Bangladesh since 2003. In 2014 UNOPS established as formal representation as a response to the UNOPS Executive Board in order to provide more substantial support to the Government of Bangladesh and other clients in the different areas focusing to Resilient Infrastructure Approach, Program & Project Management, Fund Management, Procurement, Human Resources, Financial Management emphasizing on building national capacities, improving resilience of communities with a view of contributing to the implementation of the SDGs.

1. Learning and improving logistics and asset management:

  • Participate and provide feedback and new ideas to the process of maintenance and safe and secure storage of all office equipment and property.
  • Inspect all office equipment and assets to ensure accuracy of inventory lists and property records, while recommend areas of improvement based on the inspection and analysis of records
  • Provide notes for improving the coordination of transportation services, regular vehicle maintenance and insurance. Checking and certifying of vehicle daily log and fuel consumption, update and maintenance of vehicle history report.
  • Externally, coordinate with car rental companies to provide vehicles for projects in a timely manner. Follow up with suppliers to provide log sheets, invoices and supporting documents to facilitate the payment.

2. Helping improve Project Support Functions:

  • Develop a record keeping system for all operational and financial documents for ease of retrieval and reference.
  • Interaction with colleagues, clients and partners to recommend tools that can facilitate the exchange of information on administrative issues and seek co-operation when needed. Assist and provide innovative solutions for the resolution of routine administrative and process problems, referring complex issues to the supervisor with recommendations for course of action.
  • In the absence of the support team member, follows up on urgent tasks and issues on behalf, ensuring that relevant duties and responsibilities are completed without delay
  • Develop a monitoring system to track status of submitted and pending requests, ensuring that tasks relating to units work and mandate are completed in a timely manner.

3. Provides support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training events for the programme, operations and projects personnel on administrative procedures.
  • Assists the conduct of Support Services Team Meetings in UNOPS Bangladesh Office, and prepares presentation, minutes and status reports for review and finalization.
  • Use of technology and electronic systems and tools to initiate work, share information with colleagues and clients.

4. Provide support to finance:

  • Analyze financial processes and contribute to the improvement of processes to enhance efficiency (speed, quality and client satisfaction)



Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.(for levels IICA-2, IICA-3, LICA Specialist- 10, LICA Specialist-11, NOC, NOD, P3, P4 and above)
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.




  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in, or have recently completed (within 3 years prior to the application date of the internship) a Bachelor/Master’s/Ph.D. Degree in Accounting or Finance, Business Administration or related fields.
  • Professional qualification proven to be equivalent to a university degree shall be considered.
  • Completion of an Advanced University Degree in the relevant areas is a strong asset


  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and software packages (Google Suite/Workspace Office) is highly desirable.


  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Bangla is preferred.


Contract type: Internship
Contract level: Intern
Contract duration: 12 months

This internship is not designed to lead to a staff position with UNOPS. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of the internship.

Interns may be eligible for a monthly stipend from UNOPS provided that they do not receive funds from other institutions. Interns are responsible for their own arrangements for accommodation, travel, and necessary visa arrangements.

For more details about UNOPS internships please follow this link:



  • Please note that UNOPS does not accept unsolicited resumes.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process, which involves various assessments.
  • UNOPS embraces diversity and is committed to equal employment opportunity. Our workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, races, gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities. UNOPS seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce.
  • Qualified women and candidates from groups which are underrepresented in the UNOPS workforce are encouraged to apply. These include in particular candidates from racialized and/or indigenous groups, members of minority gender identities and sexual orientations, and people with disabilities.
  • We would like to ensure all candidates perform at their best during the assessment process. If you are shortlisted and require additional assistance to complete any assessment, including reasonable accommodation, please inform our human resources team when you receive an invitation.

Terms and Conditions

  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post.
  • For retainer contracts, you must complete a few Mandatory Courses (they take around 4 hours to complete) in your own time, before providing services to UNOPS. For more information on a retainer contract here.
  • All UNOPS personnel are responsible for performing their duties in accordance with the UN Charter and UNOPS Policies and Instructions, as well as other relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, all personnel must demonstrate an understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a manner consistent with UN core values and the UN Common Agenda.
  • It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential personnel. Recruitment in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.


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