Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 27 Apr 2018
For Every Child, AN ADVOCATE:
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. And we never give up!
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Purpose of Job:
Under the supervision of Chief of Field Office, the Executive Assistant is accountable for communications, operations and administrative support services to enhance the smooth running of the supervisor’s day-to day activities. Executive Assistant also represents the supervisor in initiating, following up on and resolving issues pertaining to administrative requests.
Key functions/ accountabilities and related duties/tasks:
Impact of Results:
Executive Assistant at the GS-5 level typically reports to Chief of Field Office; therefore, the scope of key results extends beyond small, discrete teams to impact support services of larger, more complex organizational structures. S/He supports the supervisor in the compilation and coordination of work products, ensuring deadlines are met and that established rules and procedures are followed. The work is standardized, yet the incumbent must apply a good knowledge of guidelines to operationally support the supervisor. In addition, they represent the supervisor in communications with counterparts within UNICEF and in partner organizations. Efficiently initiating, monitoring and ensuring provision of such services allows the supervisor to focus on substantive core work.
Competencies and level of proficiency required:
Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work.
A minimum of five years of relevant administrative or clerical work experience is required.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all national, religious, gender and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512273