Deadline: 24 May 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Assistant Administrative & Finance in Tunis, Tunisia. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Assistant Administrative & Finance will perform the following functions-
- Manage analyses and maintains an overview of the work of the office to ensure the timely provision of the administrative and financial support.
- Participate in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices.
- Review work of subordinates directly or through supervisors.
- Prepare correspondence and justifications on general administrative or specialized tasks.
- Screen, receives, schedules, analyses, takes initiative and follow-up with accuracy all incoming/outgoing matters and requests related to the daily work of GCT.
- Ensure that technical correspondence/documents submitted for clearance/signature adhere to WHO procedures, redrafting/correcting as necessary.
- Provide advice to G and P staff on procedures, forms and information systems required for processing administrative and financial matters of GCT.
- Make administrative recommendations regarding the appropriate action to be taken.
- Identifies urgent matters and ensures that these are handled expeditiously.
- Review all outgoing correspondence requiring the clearance/signature of the Head GCT, proof read for style, punctuation, grammar, spelling and adherence to the Organization s standards and policies; recommends revisions to correspondence and other documents to ensure that they are clear and accurate in content.
- Monitor deadlines to ensure responses are met.
- Establish and maintains files and controlled reference material; maintains the confidential files of GCT, conducts research of files, reports, and other sources to obtain material requested by supervisor when necessary, compiling summaries.
Applicants must have-
- Completion of secondary school, or equivalent.
- Complemented by administrative and financial training in similar position is an asset.
- At least 8 years of relevant experience in administration and logistics, of which 5 years at least of relevant practical experience within an international setting such as the UN, and preferably in WHO.
- Proven capacity to work independently and under pressure when necessary.
- Experience of administration and finance in a WHO context is an asset.
- Expert knowledge of English, French and Arabic.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.