Operation Support

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website UN Women


Operation Support

Location: Home based, NEPAL
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: National Consultant
Duration of Initial Contract:
Languages Required: English
Expected Duration of Assignment :

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.



UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments to gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors. In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2023-2027), and the UN Women Nepal’s current Strategic Note (SN) 2023-2027.

Reporting to the Operations Manager/Finance Associate, the national consultant supports a special focus on financial management with the ongoing partners’ advance and thorough review of the documents/vouchers for liquidation and advance to the respective partners. The consultant supports finance matters and general administration. The consultant ensures the quality and accuracy of documents/vouchers as per financial compliance. The National consultant works in close collaboration with the operations and programme staff/team to ensure consistent service delivery and to resolve complex financial-related issues and information delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Description of Responsibilities /Scope of Work

  • Review and verify financial transactions, activities, and documentation/vouchers
  • Support in preparation of Reports including tagging, facilitation for physical verification, equipment loaned to NCO personnel, disposal and auction, hand-over of the asset to partners.
  • Support to partner selection process and capacity risk assessment of partners
  • Provide advice and recommend solutions to a wide range of financial issues;
  • Support to prepare VAT reimbursements with adequate documentation for VAT claim submission to Inland Revenue Department, Government of Nepal
  • Design, Facilitate and support organize training events and activities for Responsible Partners
  • Support to review of payment documents at UN Women
  • Support and work with the program team to facilitate partners’ activities and review of documents while required.
  • Capacity building for partners and personnel on financial compliance
  • Support OM and Finance associate and building an action plan for Audit for partners and also design the capacity building plan for the partners as per audit findings and recommendation
  • Perform duties in full compliance with UN Women financial regulations and rules, policies and standard operating procedures, including internal controls.
  • Perform duties as assign by supervisor

Consultant’s Workplace and Official Travel

This is an retainer consultancy based at a UN Women’s Office with the option of remote working. There will be no travel-related expenses i.e. DSA, air ticket cost, etc. Only local transportation costs will be reimbursed for official purposes based on the certification by the operations manager.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Functional Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of financial rules and regulations;
  • Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work;
  • Good knowledge in the use of spreadsheets and database packages;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Strong knowledge of administrative rules and regulations;

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:

  • Completion of secondary education is required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Public Administration or related fields is an asset.
  • Accountancy /Finance/Audit Certification from an internationally recognized provider such CA, ACCA is an asset;


  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a related field;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is required;
  • Experience working with the UN is an asset;


  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of any other UN official is an asset.

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: 22-Apr-24 (Midnight New York, USA)

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