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IWRM Financial Advisor Vacancy (SOPAC/GEF Pacific IWRM)

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Applications are invited for the position of Financial Adviser within the Regional Project Coordination Unit (PCU). The regional PCU is based within the SOPAC Community Lifelines Programme. The PCU provides technical support, coordination, supervision, and management functions for the implementation of the Pacific IWRM Project and operates in accordance with the rules and procedures of Implementing Agencies UNDP/UNEP, Executing Agency SOPAC, and the GEF. The Financial Adviser will assume direct responsibility for the financial management of the GEF Pacific IWRM Project under the supervision of the Project Manager whilst also working closely with other IWRM project team members as part of the Regional Project Coordination Unit and National project delivery teams (National Project Managers and National Assistants) and other regional partners (Closing date: 1 March 2009)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded regional Sustainable Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management Project (Pacific IWRM) is currently being implemented. The GEF Pacific IWRM Project will run for five years to 2013 with a total contribution from the GEF of US$9.0 million. The Project will help fourteen Pacific Island Countries address problems of pollution entering ground and surface water, as well as support improved management of clean water for drinking and sanitation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants are required to have a degree in accounting, financial management, or a similar subject, with demonstrable experience in complex project financial management and excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Familiarity and knowledge of financial processes and procedures used across the Pacific region, in CROP Agencies, and/or the private sector would be an advantage as would direct experience within a PIC finance institution, inter-agency financial systems and annual budgeting procedures. A minimum of five years of direct, relevant, project-based experience is highly desirable.

Application Deadline:

1 March 2009

Further information on this position can be obtained from the SOPAC IWRM Team, iwrm@sopac.org or visit the SOPAC website: http://www.sopac.org/tiki-read_article.php?articleId=159 for an application pack. SOPAC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified women and men.

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