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ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:

UN-HABITAT

DUTY STATION:

Nairobi

FUNCTIONAL TITLE:

Consultant: Administrative Assistant

DURATION:

6 months

CLOSING DATE:

12th June 2017

BACKGROUND

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The vacancy is located in the ULLG Branch, Land and GLTN Unit, UN-HABITAT. Under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Assistant and overall guidance of the Programme Management Officer (PMO), the Administrative Clerk will provide assistance to the day to day management of Land and GLTN projects. The duties and responsibilities of the post will inter alia, include the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Financial Management:

2. Office Management and Project Management Support:

3. General Administration and Administrative Duties:

COMPETENCIES

EDUCATION

Completion of secondary school education is required. Relevant training related to human resource or administration would be desirable.

WORK EXPERIENCE

At least 2 years of relevant experience in financial and administrative management is required. Good computer skills (Microsoft Office Windows Applications) required. 

QUALIFICATION

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For the post advertised, excellent proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage.

REMUNERATION

Payments will be based on deliverables over the consultancy period. There are set remuneration rates for consultancies. The rate is determined by functions performed and experience of the consultant. The fees will be paid as per agreement.

 Applications should include:

  1. Expression of interest explaining how to deliver on the TOR (2-3 pages)
  2. Summary CV (maximum 5 pages), indicating the following information:
    • Educational Background (incl. dates)
    • Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
    • Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
    • Expertise, relevant publication list and referees
    • Expectations regarding monthly remuneration
    • UN Personal History Form (please use the United Nations standard personal history form available upon request or via: www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc
    • Proof of relevant work (at least two)

All applications should be submitted to:
Mr./ Ms. Josephine Ruria
UN-HABITAT
P.O. Box 30030, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line, Application for the post of an Administrative Assistant

Deadline for applications: 12 June 2017

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