Programme / Finance Associate - Spotlight Initiative Jamaica

10 May 2021



Organizational Location and Job Purpose

The Administrative/Finance Associate is located in the SROC, Jamaica and reports directly to the International Operations Manager.

He/she will be responsible for providing functional leadership in Finance and ensures effective functioning of financial, administrative operations and systems in support of the Spotlight project. The Spotlight Initiative is a new program set at addressing the Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) needs of women and girls who are survivors or those at risk of gender based violence (GBV) and harmful practices. In collaboration with UNFPA SRHR and Gender/GBV units, Government counterparts, sister UN agencies and other partners, the project will work across various thematic areas for a comprehensive response to ending GBV and harmful practices.


Job Description

  • Ensuring an effective financial recording and reporting system, internal control and audit follow-up and processes financial transactions in an accurate and timely way;
  • Assisting in the formulation of Spotlight project budgets;
  • Establishing and maintaing contacts with government counterparts and implementing partners to ensure an effective and efficient collaboration;
  • Facilitating the conduct of HACT audits and ensures the development and implementation of follow-up actions;
  • Providing quality services in administration, procurement, communication and management of office equipment and infrastructure to internal and external clients while mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures;
  • Taking a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines in service of the Country Programme.
  • Providing logistical and technical support to UNFPA programme staff and implementing partners in area of Programme Financial Management.



To apply please visit our website: for the detailed Job Description and instructions. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



  • There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.
  • UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.