Organization: World Organisation for Animal Health
Closing date: 07 Jun 2018
Position title: Project Officer in the OIE World Fund Unit
Salary: Base salary at 2 500 € net/month, negotiable according to qualifications and experience (salary exempt of French income tax, annual bonus)
Duration: Two (2) years – renewable for an unlimited number of times according to performance
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide. The standards it develops for the trade of live animals and products of animal origin are recognised by the World Trade Organization as reference international sanitary rules (http://www.oie.int/en/).
The OIE, also known as the « Office international des épizooties », was created on the 25th of January, 1924. Its headquarters are based in Paris. It comprises 181 Member Countries and is present on all continents through 12 Representations or Bureaus in total.
The OIE World Animal Health and Welfare Fund (World Fund) Unit is within the Financial Directorate of the OIE. The World Fund Unit is responsible for negotiating and managing voluntary financial contributions from third parties (international organisations, OIE Member Countries, private foundations), and is currently looking for a Project Officers to join its team.
Positioning and reporting
Under the authority of the Director of Finance and the direct supervision of the Head of the OIE World Fund Unit, in collaboration with four other team members of the World Fund Unit.
The Project Officer contributes to the sustainability of the Organisation’s capacity building activities by maintaining and further increasing the voluntary contributions received from resource partners. He/she participates in the implementation of the OIE’s resource mobilisation strategy by building strong relationships with relevant resource partners and ensuring the project management oversight in coordination with technical teams.
Supporting on a daily basis the workload of the World Fund Unit, the incumbent will assume shared responsibility for the following:
o Provide financial management oversight;
o Contribute to the Monitoring & Evaluation of activities in collaboration with other OIE Departments;
o Draft technical and financial reports to World Fund donors, in collaboration with other OIE Departments;
o Draft and follow-up grants and sub-grants agreements for the implementation of activities by third parties in the context of projects funded through the World Fund;
o Contribute to the monitoring of commitments under projects managed through the World Fund.
o Contribute to the development of resource mobilisation documents aligned with the OIE’s Sixth Strategic Plan;
o Prepare negotiation documents, calls for proposals and concept notes for resource partners;
o Develop, negotiate and finalise grant agreements, drafting contractual provisions based on consultation with other OIE departments.
o Prepare working documents and executive presentations;
o Provide financial analysis of donor accounts;
o Participate to the drafting of minutes of these meetings.
Qualifications and Experience
N.B. – These qualifications are considered minimum requirements for the position.
The post is a full-time sedentary position and requires the availability of the agent at the OIE Headquarters in Paris. The post may entail missions abroad resulting in irregular work hours.
How to apply:
The OIE places high value on a multicultural and positive work environment.
The OIE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications of all qualified candidates, irrespective of their ethnic origin, gender, opinions or beliefs.
This is a full-time position as an international civil servant based at the OIE Headquarters in Paris (France) that is available immediately.
If you are interested in the position, please complete your application online by 7 June 2018 at noon (Paris local time) at the latest by clicking on the following link: https://goo.gl/R31Dne .
Should you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and Ms Emily Tagliaro at email@example.com