UNEP Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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

UNEP Kenya looking for “Finance and Budget Officer”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before May 21, 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 Officer Jobs 2024

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on May 15, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Finance and Budget Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Finance and Budget Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of Seven years
Application Deadline May 21, 2024

UNEP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Medium-term plan:
  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes the preparation of UNEP’s medium-term strategy and its revisions on the basis of departmental submissions, taking into account recommendations and decisions of specialized intergovernmental bodies including UNEA and the General Assembly.
  • Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their review of the medium-term strategy and its revisions, and secures approval from UNEA and the General Assembly.
  • Ensure legislative mandates are accurately translated into programme budgets. Budget preparation:
  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements from; (a) the divisions and regional offices, including programmatic aspects; (b) ensure compliance with the medium-term strategy and other legislative mandates.
  • Supports the development of the resource requirements section in the Programme of Work.
  • Provides detailed inputs with respect to resource requirements for budget submissions.
  • Reviews, analyzes and finalizes programme budget/financial implications to the governing bodies statements in light of additional mandates.
  • Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their budget review and assists in securing approval from UNEA and the General Assembly.
  • Lead the yearly allocation process for core financial resources and their deliberations through the Budget Steering Committee. Budget administration:
  • Issues allotments, authorizes sub-allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary, ensuring appropriate expenditures.
  • Manages and monitors budget implementation and recommends reallocation of funds as necessary.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, finance, or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.


  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible work experience in budget, finance, administration, business administration or a related area, is required. Proven working experience with the financial and budgetary functions in Enterprise Resource Platform (ERP) systems (e.g., Umoja) is required. Experience in conducting qualitative research and analysis is desirable.
  • Experience using data analytical tools such as MS Excel and Power BI is desirable. Experience with the preparation of financial, budgetary and management reports, use of reports in Business Intelligence, and the reporting of budgetary information in accordance with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is desirable.
  • Experience in results-based budgeting (RBB) is desirable. Experience in applying the policies and practices of cost recovery is desirable. Experience with the UN Common System or a comparable international organization in the development and administration of complex assessed and extrabudgetary resources and the service of intergovernmental bodies (e.g. Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), 5th Committee, Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC) is desirable. 2 years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable. NOTE: Fluency equals a rating of “fluent” in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and “Knowledge of” equals a rating of “confident” in two of the four areas.

Other Details

  • Job Opening ID: 234171
  • Job Network : Management and Administration
  • Job Family : Finance
  • Category and Level : Professional and Higher Categories, P-4
  • Duty Station : NAIROBI
  • Department/Office : United Nations Environment Programme
  • Date Posted : May 15, 2024
  • Deadline : May 21, 2024

How to Apply UNEP Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: May 21, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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