Within UNOPS Myanmar’s Support Services Department, the Finance Unit is responsible for the successful delivery of financial services to all of UNOPS’ operations in Myanmar. The Finance Unit is comprised of over 100 people, many based throughout Myanmar as part of Finance’s Managed Cash Flow Unit. The Head of Finance is responsible for the transparent utilization of financial resources and effective leadership of the Finance Unit and shall focus on:
S/he shall abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
The Head of Finance analyses and interprets financial rules and regulations and provides solutions for a wide spectrum of complex financial issues, promoting a collaborative, client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations. Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Support Services, the Head of Finance is responsible for the following:
Strategic Advice and Guidance
Financial Management, Reporting and Controls
Financial Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
Management and Leadership
Impact of Results
The Head of Finance directly impacts the effective management and financial integrity of UNOPS through the effective stewarding of UNOPS Myanmar resources, maintaining appropriate controls and integrity of financial management in accordance with relevant UNOPS rules and regulations, enabling prudent management financial resources and building an informed and shared management engagement on financial issues in support of the UNOPS Myanmar strategy.
b. Work Experience
|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.
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Contract level: P4 / ICS11
Contract duration: 1 Year (renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding)
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