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11/12 Rishi Singh
Senior Officer - HR at Fields of Purity

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Fields of Purity - Senior Project/Programme Management Officer (5-25 yrs)

Any Location/Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations/Metros/Overseas/International/Delhi NCR/Mumbai/Ban Job Code: 1348699

Senior Project/Programme Management Officer - SPMO

Org. Setting and Reporting:

The organization Project/Programme, FoP-Habitat, is the agency for Project/Programme settlements. It is mandated by the board to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities to provide adequate shelter for all. This position is located in the Regional Office for Indian States (ROIS). Under the direct supervision of the Director, Management and Advisory Compliance Service (MACS), the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:


Human Resource Management:

- Effectively coordinates actions relative to the administration of human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of organization rules and procedures.

- Defines conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.

Budget and Finance:

- Takes the lead concerning the preparation and implementation of the work programme, in close collaboration with the Project Managers and with the support of dedicated Programme Management Assistants (PMAs) based in ROIS ensuring that financial resources are utilized to implement activities under the Programme Budget and allotments issued.

- In close collaboration with the Programme Managers monitor and review the work programme and budget by conducting regular and special reviews to assess progress of actual work versus the programme plan. Coordinates the production of programme reports.

- Defines requirements and works with systems units to improve budget reporting systems and cost-effective utilization of program resources.

- Develop procedures and implement same to ensure that accounting and financial management controls are consistent with UN policy and practice.

- Supervises and/or guides on financial administration and management information issues and practices to colleagues in general and provides supervision for the Programme Management Assistants (PMAs).

- Provides guidance and leadership to more junior staff working in the area of administration and finance.

- Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.

General Administration:

- Oversees work related to procurement, billing and receipt of income from various services, operational travel programme, procurement monitoring and evaluation of vendor contracts/payment to vendors and individual contractors for services.

- In coordination with country teams, review the adequacy of office space requirements.

- Review adequacy of departmental space requirements.

- Oversees the identification of office technology needs and maintenance of equipment, software and systems, coordinating enhancements as necessary.

- Performs other related administrative duties, as required (e.g., monitoring accounts and payment to vendors and individual contractors for services, coordinates maintenance and verification of Supervises support staff as required

- Verifies travel claims submitted for settlement and tracks outstanding payments.

- Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting

- Performs other related work as required.



- Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, financial and human resources policies and procedures. Ability to apply various organizational administrative rules and regulations in work situations. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis.

- Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, and make conclusions and recommendations.

- The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

- Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within the prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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