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ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems. ITU also organizes global Telecom events bringing together the most influential representatives of government and the private sector to exchange ideas and knowledge for the benefit of all.
Date of Issue: 30 September 2019
Vacancy Filled
Applications from women are encouraged
Functions: Business Process Officer Post Number: FI02/P3/285
Deadline for Applications (23.59 Geneva CH) : 1 December 2019 Duration of Contract:  2 years with possibility of renewal for 2 additional years  
Type of Appointment: Fixed-term Appointment Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland
Grade: P3
The General Secretariat directs all the administrative and financial aspects of the Union's activities, including the implementation of the provisions of the administrative regulations on operational questions, the dissemination of information on telecommunication matters for operational and other purposes, the provision of legal advice to the Bureau of the Union and the departments of the General Secretariat, logistic support to the Union's activities including conferences, the coordination of the work of the Union with other international organizations, the dissemination of information to the Member States and Sector Members, press, corporate and individual users of telecommunications and the general public. The General Secretariat is also responsible for the organization of world telecommunication exhibitions and forums.
Organization Unit:
Within the General Secretariat, the Financial Resources Management Department (FRMD) advises the Secretary General on financial resources management, accounting issues and procurement. It manages ITU's financial resources ensuring consistency with ITU strategies, policies, regulations and rules as well as UN Common System policies. It also ensures sound and balanced financial management of the Union; provides support and strategic advice on financial, budgetary and procurement matters, with a goal to strengthen ITU's financial system.
 Duties / Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head, Budget and Financial Analysis Division (BUD) within the Financial Resources Management Department (FRMD), the incumbent will perform the following duties:
  • Develop regular financial reports (quarterly reports) and analysis forecasting and trending budget performance for the management and other decisional bodies of the Union. Perform the IPSAS annual reconciliation.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain FRMD website and dashboard; design clear, concise data visualizations that maximizes audience understanding; and develop, manage and maintain the online Balanced Scorecard tool for financial and operational planing reporting.
  • Undertake research of internal and external best practices and make recommendations for financial related matters process and workflow improvements.
  • Monitor the budget availability control (AVC) so as to control budget according to FM dimensions of fund, fund center, commitment item, funded program, functional area and grant.
  • Maintain and monitor the Master Data for budgetary, grants management and cost accounting systems (CO/FM/GM) in the ERP (SAP).
  • Act as the FRMD focal point for all ERP and IT systems improvement and development and other related matters.
  • Manage the IT peripherals and equipement for FRMD.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Core Competencies: Applying Expertise; Effective Communication; Learning and Knowledge Sharing; Organizational Commitment; Results-Focused, and; Teamwork and Collaboration.
  • Essential Functional Competencies: Analysis, Judgement and Decision-Making; Client and Service Orientation, and; Planning and Organizing.
  • Essential Technical Competencies: Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and especially in Excel and experience with financial systems integration; Knowledge of computerized financial systems (ERP SAP); Proven skill in IT problem troubleshooting, solving and support.
  • Qualifications required
    Advanced university degree in Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science, Management, Business Administration or Finance or related field OR education from a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above. For internal candidates, a first university degree in one of the fields above in combination with seven years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree for promotion or rotation purposes.
    At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of the post, such as data visualization, budget control, dashboard preparation, website management including at least two at the international level. A Doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.
    Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage. (Under the provisions of Resolution No. 626 of the Council, a relaxation of the language requirements may be authorized in the case of candidates from developing countries: when candidates from such countries possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the Union, their applications may be taken into consideration.)
    Additional Information:
    Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment (PA) (cost of living allowance). The PA is variable and subject to change without notice in accordance with the rates as set within the UN Common System for salaries and allowances.

    Annual salary from $ 60,233 + post adjustment $ 46,018

    Other allowances and benefits subject to specific terms of appointment, please refer to http://www.itu.int/en/careers/Pages/Conditions-of-Employment.aspx

    Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for written test. Interviews may be used as a form of screening.

    For further information concerning the Conditions of Employment please click the following link
    Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration
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