Vacancy #: 5168
Unit: IUCN European Regional Office
Organization: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Reporting to: Director, IUCN European Regional Office
Work percentage: 100%
Expected start date: 01 November 2019
Type of contract: Max-term (12 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date: 30 November 2019 (extended)
The Finance Officer will oversee the management of the financial resources of the European Regional Office. The position will ensure a high level of financial control, ensure compliance with IUCN financial policies and procedures, and ensure the efficient use of financial resources. The position is also responsible for human resources administrative matters.
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.
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