Associate Administrative Officer at OHCHR (UN Human Rights Moldova)

UN Human Rights Moldova (OHCHR) is hiring Associate Administrative Officer, NOB

Within delegated authority, the Associate Administrative Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

Human Resource Management
• Undertakes actions related to the administration of the unit’s human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.   
• Provides information regarding conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.
• Provides information on unit’s staffing needs for inclusion in department’s staffing table.
• Supports the recruitment of consultants and keeps track of their respective status.

Budget and Finance
• Assists in developing the unit’s work program and budget, as well as project related budgets; analyses inputs and formulates resource allocations by work program, or business processes. 
• Monitors budget/work program with respect to the field presence’s budget, earmarked and unearmarked, on a regular basis, and reallocates resources as necessary.
• Supports the implementation of procedures and systems for implementing the appropriate financial database.
• Contributes to the development of budgetary guidelines for own unit.

General Administration
• Supervises support staff as required.  
• Performs other related administrative duties, as required (e.g., operational travel programme, monitoring accounts and payment to vendors and individual contractors for services, physical space planning and the identification of office technology needs and maintenance of equipment, software and systems).
• Perform procurement related tasks including contract management, equipment purchases and maintenance.
• Performs logistics tasks in the context of office activities conducted.
• Participate in various UN coordination platforms as relevant.


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in administration, finance, accounting, human resources management or related area is required.

A minimum of two (2) years of experience managing teams of at least 3 people is required.

Experience working on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Umoja is desirable.

Experience within the United Nations common system or similar international organization is desirable.

Deadline is 6 July 2024

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