Programme Assistant at WHO, Harare, Zimbabwe

Deadline: 2 April 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant in Harare, Zimbabwe. The duration of this post is 24 months.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant will perform the following-

  • Ensure effective and timely follow up on requests for information, briefings and other actions, emanating from the Operations Unit.
  • 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 Team Lead’s agenda and calendar by scheduling meetings and rescheduling owing to disruption by unforeseen events, redirects visitors and callers as necessary.
  • Monitor requests for goods and services, including receipt, payment and inventory requirements.
  • Follow up on DFC and DI reports, uploading FACE reports in ECM and ensure issuance of certain POs and their closure.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary school education or equivalent technical or commercial education.
  • Training in secretarial tasks and in an administrative field is desirable.
  • 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Training in secretarial tasks and in an administrative field is desirable.
  • Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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