Cashier, Hebron, occupied Palestinian territory

UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

UNRWA in Hebron

Posting Title: Cashier- For Internal and External Candidates- Limited Duration Contract (LDC) /ML3B- Hebron Branch- Microfinance Department- Grade, M3B

Job Code Title: Cashier MD

Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Duty Station: HEBRON

Posting Period: 22 January 2023 – 06 February 2023

Job Opening Number: 23-Human Resources-UNRWA-200090-R-Hebron (R)

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organisational Setting and Reporting

The incumbent is responsible to the Branch Manager.

Responsibilities

In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures the incumbent: (A) Receives cash and cheques and temporary receipt vouchers from loan clients and from Loan Officers (LO) for clients’ loan repayments and fees and issues covering receipt vouchers;

(B) Maintains a manual and electronic cash receipt book and records all payments and receipts for future reference. Maintains the branch bank balances to secure liquidity to cover the disbursement cheques and to take necessary action in case of insufficient funds;

(C) At close of business, tallies and reconciles cash on-hand with daily receipt vouchers; responsible for shortfalls or discrepancies in his/her till, which should be reported to his/her supervisor;

(D) On a daily basis, deposits all cash received in the branch office in its bank accounts;

(E) Follows up with banks on any cleared or returned cheques; drafts memos to local banks under the signature of his/her supervisor and follows up on some banking issues of mutual interests;

(E) Maintains up-to-date archiving and log register of all loan applications’ documents;

(F) Acts as Imprest Fund custodian for the Branch Office;

(G) Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Competencies

You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies: (i) Ability to use a computer and work on various spreadsheet applications such as Excel and Access;

(ii) Ability to cope with multiple tasks effectively;

(iii) Effective communication skills;

(iv) Accuracy and timeliness of output.

Education

Completion of a post secondary two-year diploma in business and office practice, business administration, accounting or other related discipline.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A university degree in accountancy or business administration.

Work Experience

Three years’ experience in cashiering or handling cash or in clerical finance work related to loan or cash administration is required.

-Please confirm if you live/ reside in West Bank or Jerusalem? And if you have West Bank or Jerusalem ID. please to mention its number down, as it is desirable.

Languages

Good knowledge of written and spoken English and Arabic.

Special Notice

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UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current

UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

* Conditions of service

  • Type of Contract: Limited Duration Contract (LDC- Band ML3B).

Monthly basic salary USD846.60, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate.

Other benefits include:

  • Family allowances (if applicable).
  • 30 days of annual leave.
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

*DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

A university degree in accountancy or business administration.

**ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Willingness to work after duty hours.

* Equivalency: Equivalency may apply for this post.

When the minimum requirements are not fully met, the Director of Human Resources may

exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant

academic qualifications and progressive relevant work experience.

NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not

considered an acceptable combination.

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: (link)?viewtype=AYI

* Important information

1-This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. Only candidates residing in

West Bank or Jerusalem, and within commuting distance of the duty station with

authorization to work in the duty station at the time of application are eligible to apply. The

Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to support or facilitate the issuance of

work permit in West Bank/ Jerusalem, and without a valid work permit, the appointment may

be rescinded.

2- Preference will be given to registered Palestine refugees and candidates assisting the

Agency to meet its commitment to gender parity. UNRWA welcomes applications from

qualified candidates with disabilities.

3- A roster may be created from the selection exercise, and successful candidates may become

eligible for appointment to the same post or a similar post.

4- Only applications that have been fully completed in UNRWA’s online e-recruitment system

inspira will be considered and no late applications will be accepted. The PHP should be

completed with full relevant work experience under the experience tabs as per the

requirements in the Job Opening. All acquired university degrees must also be stated, if

applicable. Applicants applying to positions for Grades 12 to 20 must submit a cover

letter/motivational statement in order to be considered. Additionally, providing incorrect or

misleading information on an application will result in the immediate disqualification of a

candidate.

5- Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in

your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy

will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no

longer be using telephone calls.

6-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information

in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate

disqualification.

7- For UNRWA internal staff, they are required to specify and include their current UNRWA

grade level. To do so applicants should select under “Category” RLG, scroll down to see all

categories, then select their local grade.

Advertisements published only in English will only accept applications in English, and Arabic

submissions will not be considered.

The Agency may disqualify applicants whose name appears on the UN Sanctions List or a UN

database of staff separated for reason of misconduct or of staff who separated whilst

misconduct processes were pending.

UNRWA shares investigation and misconduct information with other UN Agencies, and past

and prospective employers, about staff members who have been separated for misconduct, or

who have separated whilst an investigation and/or disciplinary process for misconduct is

underway; and such persons may be prohibited from employment with the United Nations.

The Agency will immediately disqualify applicants who are ineligible for any reason in

accordance with the Agency regulatory framework.

UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest

standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment

to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict.

UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only

persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for

UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower

grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they

have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they

have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of

international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff

working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.

UNRWA’s human development goals

UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states,

regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA

is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the

difficult circumstances in which they live.

How can you make a difference?

You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to

foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.

For more details on UNRWA, please visit: (link)

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations

UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.

UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

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