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Programme Coordinator/ Manager (Former Employee) –  Limpopo20 February 2019
International organisation has done well in transformation initiatives for South Africa. The UN has operated in SA for over 30 years and has formed good partnerships at all spheres of government.
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Working hours
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Transparency
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Requires creativity and subtantive input
Programme Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Polokwane, LImpopo7 December 2018
Effective weekly and daily planning plays an integral part of the job. This includes progress reviews and a proper analysis of the environment and mapping effective response to any potential threats to the programme delivery.
The workplace culture is very results driven, which requires high levels of responsibility and responsiveness. It is the most challenging part of the job, especially when the environment presents challenges beyond the control of the coordinator. Effective stakeholder management and cooperation is the most enjoyable part if the job.
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Productivity
Cons
Recognition
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Productive environment
Programme Assistant (Former Employee) –  Pretoria, Gauteng21 May 2018
When I joined UNDP, South Africa I enjoyed working there and it gave exposure to learn on how projects are developed and implemented. The interaction with communities and the impact the projects brought in those communities cannot be measured.
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Possibility of growth
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Worked long hours and involved in multiple projects; negative environment
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Good salary and benefits
Programme Manager (Current Employee) –  Pretoria, Gauteng25 April 2018
Company has lost its way over the years. Not living up to the stellar reputation it had established for itself. A lack of direction and a lot of restructuring.
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Iconic multi-national organization with great projects and opportunities to learn & travel
Project Associate (Former Employee) –  Pretoria, GP4 April 2014
My time at the UNDP was one of hard work and fulfillment, knowing that the projects I was working on added to the betterment of communities world wide. The project managers I was fortunate enough to work with always shared their knowledge and skills and managing their projects was a labor of love.
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good pay; travel benefits; good projects; amazing resources
Cons
contractor only
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very productve and multicultural work environment
Finance consultant (Former Employee) –  Johannesburg North, GP24 January 2014
Highlights of Work Experience
2012 June to 2013 June: Finance Analyst-UNDP Regional Service Center, Johannesburg, South Africa

• Leading and managing the Finance Unit, supervising a team of two finance associates
• Provide oversight on the Regional office financial resource situation, through Planning, Guiding and Analysis of Financial Situation and continuously ensuring that project budgets are revised as per availed income and ensuring that expenditures are within the authorized spending limits.
• Perform data analysis on financial information and prepare monthly financial reports as requested by management, UNDP HQ and government counter parts.
• Manage the Regional office budgeting process, and monitor preparation of UNDP project budgets
• Create Cash Receipts Vouchers to record cash deposit in PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE and ensure that project income is applied accurately.
• Verifying application of project income against recipient projects and reconciling project expenditures against allocations;
• Responsible for periodic closing of PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE financials generate PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE queries to ensure data accuracy and make adjustments and reconciliations as necessary.
• Oversee the accounts payables and accounts receivables in PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE, ensuring all vouchers processes are matched and all income received is applied.
• Provide oversight on Peoplesoft/ORACLE financials, responsible for the trouble shooting in the area of finance and assist colleagues where they encounter challenges with using PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE, including matching exceptions and other
  more... PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE technical problems.
• Keep abreast on changes in programming rules, procedures and regulations and provide interpretation and advice as well as proposing new revised procedures and practices and assesses impact of changes.
• Provide Advice and Guidance to UNDP staff on UNDP Financial and administrative procedures
• Manage CO audit processes. Audit focal person for both management and NIM/NEX NGO audit, ensures the audits are conducted in a timely manner and in compliance with UNDP procedures.
• Ensure proper CO cash management which includes timely and accurate processing of bank reconciliation of the local bank and the bank of America.
• Monitors project expenditures against available budgets
• Reviewing the Country Office Projects and identifying those due for closure.
• Reconciliation of old outstanding project NEX Advances,
• Managing cost recovery
• Setting up of projects annual work plans and budgets in PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE
• Provided Analysis of Financial Situation and continuously ensuring that project budgets are revised as per availed income and ensuring that expenditures are within the authorized spending limits.
• Monitor CO resources to curtail over-expenditure on available income and optimize use of limited budget.
• Perform data analysis on programme financial information and prepare monthly financial reports as requested by managements/UNDP HQ and government counter parts.
• Management of the common services account, follows up with agencies for contribution towards common services costs.
• Manage CO donor contributions prepare project cost sharing schedule in PEOPLESOFT/ORACLE (Pending Items) and keep track of Accounts Receivables for UNDP projects, and follow up with donors on receivables
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well programed time tabled efficient and productive
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  moroto18 September 2013
Field activities.

Capacity building in communities.

well programed.

good team players and target workers
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.implementation of capacity building activities.

mobilization and sensitization
Pros
freee meals
Cons
tranport tranportation
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