Fixed-Term Appointment

NATIONAL POST: Administrative/Finance Associate, GS-7, Ankara/Turkey

21 Ağustos 2020

Ankara, Turkey

Level: GS-7

Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment

Position Number: 00003208

Location: Ankara, Turkey

Closing Date: 21 August 2020




Job Summary


The Administrative and Finance Associate provides quality services in the areas of finance, procurement and general administration to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures.


In support of UNFPA’s strategic direction at the country level, the Administrative and Finance Associate contributes to ensuring effective and efficient application of country office resources through support and monitoring in the areas of:


  • Finance and Budget Management
  • General Administrative Services including Procurement

How You Can Make a Difference:


UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.


In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.


UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.


Qualifications and Experience:



  • Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree in finance, business administration or public administration is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 7 years of relevant experience in administration and finance in the public or private sector.
  • Ability to interpret financial rules, regulations and procedures and explain them clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to interpret administrative and personnel rules, regulations and procedures and explain them clearly and concisely. Experience in UN personnel and administrative procedures desirable;
  • Proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing and computerized accounting systems;
  • Previous experience in the UN, as well as, experience of UN accounting framework and systems, Atlas/PeopleSoft desirable;
  • Experience in financial monitoring of implementing partners desirable.
  • Good writing and communication skills.


  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Turkish is required. 

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