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UNAFRI, (Senior-level, Full-time) Administrative and Finance Officer Jobs Vacancies

UNAFRI, (Senior-level, Full-time) Administrative and Finance Officer Jobs Vacancies

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Applications are hereby invited from qualified and experienced Tanzanians for the following vacant post advertised by the  United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI):

Post Administrative and Finance Officer
Level Senior-level, Full-time staff position
Salary Scale P3/I – UNAFRI Salary Scale.

Duration: Initially, four (4) years, after which the Governing Board, on the recommendation of a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), may extend it for a similar duration or less.

Age: Candidates shall not be over 50 years old on 31st December 2023.

Nationality: Candidates shall be nationals of UNAFRI member States


Organizational Setting and Reporting:

The post is at the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI) in Kampala, Uganda.


The Administrative and Finance Officer, under the direction and authority of the Director-General, shall:

  • (1) Take the lead in coordinating the full range of staff and human resource administration-related issues, ensuring the UNAFRI’s requirements are met. This involves overseeing the development and maintenance of staffing table records;
  • interpretation and application of Staff Rules relating to human resource issues; career development; preparation of staffing projects and other ad-hoc status reports on those issues;
  • (2) Ensure implementation of human resource (HR) strategies and policies focusing on achievement of desired results;
  • (3) Ensure effective human resource management focusing on achievement and ensure proper staff performance management and career development;
  • (4) Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing;
  • (5) Provide expert advice concerning conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, privileges and entitlement under the Staff Rules and Regulations;
  • (6) Monitor expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels. Exercise control over budgetary expenditures from these resources and advise senior staff regarding the allocation/availability of budget resources;
  • (7) Prepare responses to Internal and External Audit observations in compliance with the Financial Regulations and Rules;
  • (8) Manage the real estate assets under the responsibility of UNAFRI;
  • (9) Manage the contractors responsible for the maintenance of the facility;
  • (10) Manage the major capital projects, for example, the transformation of UNAFRI into Centre of Excellence;
  • (11) Manage the utilization of the Conference facility to ensure optimum usage of the Conference facilities;
  • (12) Maximize the use of the Conference facilities by non-UN event organizers, recommending and reviewing charges for use of the facility;
  • (13) Monitor the implementation of the official calendar of meetings and activities for UNAFRI;
  • (14) Plan, organize and implement procurement services for UNAFRI;
  • (15) Provide warehouse management and inventory control;
  • (16) Provide protocol, travel and transport services and other logistical services for UNAFRI.


Advanced University degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, finance, accounting or related field.

Experience: Extensive experience, not less than seven years in the relevant fields.

Languages: The candidate must be fluent in English and French. Working knowledge of Arabic/Portuguese will be highly advantageous.

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 at 00:00 pm.

Method of Application:

Candidates should submit along with their application a copy of the Curriculum Vitae indicating the following:

  • Names in Full;
  • Place and Date of Birth;
  • Marital Status;
  • Home Address;
  • Present contact address;
  • Nationality;
  • Number of Children (if any);
  • Secondary and postsecondary education, including dates and names of institutions attended;
  • Academic and professional qualifications with dates;
  • Working experience with dates;
  • Detailed list of publications and journals in which they have been published;
  • Extra-curricular activities;
  • Names and addressed of three (3) referees; and
  • Proposed date of availability for duties if appointed.

The UNAFRI Administrative and Finance Officer Jobs Vacancies All applications with supporting documents should be forwarded to the Director General at the address indicated below:

The Director-General
United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and
The Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI)
P. O. Box 10590
Kampala, Uganda
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