Assistant to the Executive Director at WHO, New York, United States

Deadline: 3 March 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Assistant to the Executive Director in New York, United States. The duration of this post is 2 year.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Assistant to the Executive Director will perform the following-

  • Oversee and monitor the information flow of the office of the Executive Director, screening, sorting, analysing and identifying areas requiring action by the Executive Director.
  • Ensure effective and timely follow up on requests for information, briefings and other actions, emanating from the office of the Executive Director, liaising with units/teams, as appropriate.
  • Receive visitors and telephone calls with tact and discretion, and acts according to the nature and urgency of each, including redirecting as appropriate.
  • Provide background information for appointments with official visitors and staff members.
  • Maintain Executive Director’s agenda and calendar by scheduling meetings and rescheduling owing to disruption by unforeseen events, redirects visitors and callers as necessary.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • High School Diploma with formal training in the commercial or administrative field.
  • University Degree in business administration, social sciences or related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.