World Health Organization (WHO) Recent Job Recruitment

Posted on :

17 Dec, 2021

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Finance Jobs in Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. We are recruiting to fill the position of:





Job Title: Finance Assistant – GS6
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reference No: 2106983
Schedule: Full-time
Organisation: AF_NGA Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months

Job Summary:

  • Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative, overall supervision of the Operations Officer, and direct supervision of the Technical Officer, IVE Programme Management, the incumbent will provide administrative and financial management support.
  • To effectively discharge the duties and responsibilities, incumbent collaborates with central units, Zonal and State offices and works closely with national counterparts as well as partners.

Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives)

  • Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports;
  • Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data;
  • Advises and assists international staff, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters;
  • Initiates correspondences to verify data, answers queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required;
  • Prepares detailed cost estimates and participates in budget analysis and projections as required;
  • Verifies all itineraries and calculates travel entitlements to be issued to personnel undertaking travel;
  • Verifies all travel claims for accuracy and calculates amounts to be reimbursed to claimants;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education Qualifications:

  • Essential: Completion of Secondary education, preferably supplemented by a training in Accounting, Finance, Management or related discipline.
  • Desirable: University degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or related discipline.


  • Essential: At least 8 years experience commensurate with the duties of the posts and its grade
  • Desirable: Experience in UN or other international organizations.

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position
  • Good knowledge of Accounting and related disciplines.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with MS Windows applications for word, spreadsheet and data processing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities.


  • Producing results
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Teamwork.


  • Essential: Excellent knowledge of English  
  • Desirable: Knowledge of the other UN languages.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline: 21st December, 2021 (11:59 PM)

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