Administration Assistant

Job categories Administration, Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5323/19871
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya
Duty station Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-4
Duration On going subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 22-May-2020 to 06-Jun-2020

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations. 

The upgrade of Zanzibar educational infrastructure is part of KOICA’s support to the Development Vision 2025 of the Government of Tanzania. UNOPS role is to upgrade the infrastructure (Laboratory facilities, school facilities, teacher training centers, library, WASH facilities, etc.), procurement of equipment for EMS labs and Teacher Centers with ICT equipment. 

The successful incumbent is expected to be based in Dar Es Salaam at the UN common compound. There is a likelihood that the office will be moved to Zanzibar, at a later date. 

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and under the overall guidance from the Head of Support Services, Administration Assistant manages and ensures the provision of efficient logistic and transportation support services to a relevant operational unit. In the discharge of her/his duties, the Administrative Assistant liaises with UNOPS programme support colleagues in order to ensure consistent service delivery for the office/programme. The Administration Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

Summary of Key Functions Logistics and asset management support ...

Completion of secondary school is required. A Bachelor's  Degree in Busines...

A minimum of 4 years of administrative/operational experience in logistics and a...

Full working knowledge of English language is rquired. Knowledge of a second UN ...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: LICA 4 Cont...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy is closed.


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