Administrative Analyst

Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2024/AFO/28292
Level ICS-8
Department/office AFR Africa Region (AFR)
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 30-May-2024 to 13-Jun-2024

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

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.  

Background information - Africa Region (AFR) 

Africa Region, Office of the Regional Director 

The Africa region (AFR) currently consists of five Multi-Country Offices located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal. These Multi-Country Offices cover all of the African continent, including Francophone, Anglophone and Lusophone countries. Currently the Africa Region (AFR) is implementing a wide range of infrastructure, procurement and transactional projects in over 40 countries

The Office of the Regional Director (RD) for Africa manages a geographically defined portfolio of engagements, including leading strategy and business development for the region, overseeing management of operations, and ensuring appropriate risk management.

The AFR Office for the RD is currently located in Nairobi, Kenya

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Regional Director, the Administrative Analyst facilitates the effective and efficient functioning of the Regional Office (RO) from coordination and program management support to the management of premises and oversight of administrative services. 

The Administrative Analyst promotes a collaborative and results-oriented approach and may supervise and lead the team of the administration personnel within the Regional Office. The selected candidate will work in close collaboration with UNOPS personnel at all levels including UNOPS executives, support services, and project teams locally as well as UN agencies and Government officials.

Summary of Key Functions   ...

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

Education Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Business or Public Admini...

Contract type: ICA Contract level: ICS-8, IICA 1 Contract duration: Open...
This vacancy is closed.


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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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