Budget & Programming Officer job at World Food Programme (WFP)
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Vacancy title:
Budget & Programming Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

World Food Programme (WFP)

Deadline of this Job:
28 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Budget Planning
• Contribute towards the development of plans, processes and procedures ensuring compliance with wider budget programming policies for WFP Somalia CO.
• Create and review project budget plans and monitor ongoing project performance against budget, ensuring adherence to guidance and policies, and provide financial analysis and advice to optimize resources.
• Create and review budget and project documentation and ensure relevant resource data is recorded in internal systems for reference, in line with WFP standards and procedures.
• Proactively contribute ideas on process and system improvement to better monitor and manage budgets and funds.
• Resource Management
• Monitor and provide advice on fund utilisation, and advance financing, loan and borrowing/repayment and refinancing arrangements; including alerts to approaching deadlines for unassigned funds and potential resource shortfalls/surpluses and propose appropriate solutions.
• Monitor and provide advice on actions related to project closure and resource transfers.
• Represent the unit at internal meetings/committees/working groups as required.
Pipeline Management
• Monitor the resource pipeline to maximise operational effectiveness and provide advice on resource allocations based on severity of pipeline shortfalls.
• Support the preparation of food-demand plans to support management and usage of corporate Global Commodity Financial Facility to guide decision-making.
• Collate, analyse data and prepare reports to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to senior management and external stakeholders.
• Provide regular progress reports on WFP Projects and for donor grants.
• Review and update a wide range of manuals and guidelines and reports including- donor reports, executive briefs and sitreps for both external and internal stakeholders.
• Guide and support capacity building for more junior employees.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?
• Education: Advanced University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a First University Degree with additional years of related work experience.
• Experience: Three or more years of postgraduate progressive professional experience in financial, budgeting and accounting Systems in commercial enterprises, national governments, or international organizations.
• Language: Proficiency in oral and written communication in English.

Knowledge &Skills:
• Experience in providing analytical inputs for the development of budgets, or operational plans and contributed to the production of various analytical reports to support decision making.
• Strong analytical, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
• Effective cognitive abilities, analytical, problem-solving skills; resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment, tact, negotiating skills.
• Proven capacity to initiate and lead innovation that strives for continuous improvements.
• A demonstrated broad understand of WFP’s financial architecture and how it supports implementation of operations is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 15-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-11-2066
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