UNEP Finance and Budget Associate Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Finance and Budget Associate Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNEP Kenya looking for “Finance and Budget Associate”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 27, 2024.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

UNEP Finance and Budget Associate Jobs 2024

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on May 14, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Finance and Budget Associate to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Finance and Budget Associate
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline May 27, 2024

UNEP Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the Head, Programme Budget Unit or designate, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in releasing budget in UMOJA per guidance received for grants under Budget unit docket.
  • Assists in collating and compiling resource requirements from the divisions for the UNEP core funds and draft summary reports.
  • Supports the review of efficient and effective use of budgetary resources by contributing to the robust monitoring of budget utilization and timely provision of information to the management for decision-making; assists with support to fund centre/programme managers on budget implementation.
  • Monitor the expenditures and compare with approved budget; prepares adjustments as necessary.
  • Assist in preparing budget redeployment documents in Umoja across budget classes.
  • Review the outstanding commitments and follow up with the relevant offices.
  • Review finance open items and bring to the supervisor’s attention old and slow-moving items for appropriate action
  • Verifies accuracy of input data, ensuring consistency of data in previous allotments to new allotments issued.
  • Process fund distribution received from UNHQ and input allotment in UMOJA
  • Prepare commitment documents, Service Entry sheets and attach relevant supporting documentation.
  • Prepare adjustments requests and other requests in the CRM module and work closely with the supervisor in expediting approvals and follow up with the service provider.
  • Complete tasks assigned timely and/or update the supervisor of difficulties being faced.
  • Actively participate in team meetings
  • Schedule meetings with offices to discuss issues as needed.
  • Reviews requisitions for goods and services to ensure:
  • o correct objects of expenditure have been charged, and
  • o availability of funds.
  • Any other related tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Finance and Budget Associate
  • Host entity: UNEP
  • Assignment country: Kenya
  • Type: Onsite
  • Expected start date: 10/06/2024
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Volunteer category: National UN Volunteer Specialist
  • Duty stations: Nairobi


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, and related fields.
  • 3 years of experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative services or related area.
  • Good command of Excel is desirable and knowledge of UNEP mandate.

Competencies and values

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Client Orientation
  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Communication
  • Integrity
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Technological Awareness
  • Working in Teams

How to Apply UNEP Finance and Budget Associate Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1755801893956864

The Closing Date: May 27, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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