Job Title Senior Project Control Assistant
Type Internal/External
Type Of Contract Fixed Term

Vacancy Notice Internal/ External Vacancy Notice no. 015/2020
Position Number 10033684
Number Of Vacancies 1
Location Kampala
Position Grade GS-5
Closing Date 2020-09-21
Organizational Context


The desired candidate to fill the position of Senior Project Control Assistant position will work in Project Control Unit specifically to perform the duties of following up on monthly VAT submissions, reconciliations with UNHCR partners.

The preferred candidate should have good communication skills, possess good computer knowledge in word and excel including the ability to use formulas in excel. He/she should possess good organizational, planning, ability to prioritize work and accomplish work.

The position is supervisory, and the candidate will report to the Project Control Officer. However, the incumbent is expected to have contacts within the organization and outside the duty station, as well as with partners and other stakeholders to collect information, monitor program activities and implement administrative requirements


Functional Statement
  • Contribute to reviewing the internal control systems of implementing partners.
  • Assist with monitoring that IP agreements are established for each project.
  • Prepare reports on project expenditures levels and patterns in relation to the Country Operations Plan and project agreements and implementation rates to track project progress.
  • Assist with the verification of the financial status of projects by researching files, calculating costs and anticipating expenditures, to that the balance available under each project can be easily monitored.
  • Bring to the attention of supervisors and programme officers any significant variances at the office level in: budget execution, percentage of project execution, time schedule, and quality of projects against specifications or terms and conditions.
  • Perform other duties as required
Required Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning and Organizing
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Completion of High school diploma is required.
  • Additional qualification in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Finance, Project Management or related field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience in the field of accounting/finance, auditing, project management, business analysis, quality assurance and/or risk management is required.
  • Knowledge of English is required.
Desirable qualifications & competencies
  • Experience working in VAT submission and reconciliation responsibilities, within UN or equivalent environment is desirable
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