Project Support Assistant at UNOPS, Janakpur, Nepal

Deadline: 25 December 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Support Assistant in Janakpur, Nepal.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Support Assistant will perform the following functions-

  • Contact with visitors and staff, arrangement of appointments and meetings, acting as an interpreter/translator when required.
  • Maintain filing system, reference materials and confidential records as required.
  • Petty cash management for the project.
  • Prepare TRIP requests, draft Travel Authorisations, draft and reconcile TECs.
  • Research and retrieval of statistical data from internal and external sources; preparation of statistical charts, tables and reports.
  • Collaborate in the preparation of the administrative and HR budget plan for the office.
  • Review and monitor of expenditures against the administrative and HR budget for the office, bringing to the attention of the supervisor any problem or discrepancy that warrants further review.
  • Support HR in onboarding of new hires- processing of ID cards, supplier profile, mandatory training.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • High school diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in project management, business administration, finance, human resources or related field will be considered as an asset.
  • 5 years of experience in project support functions or administrative function is required in combination with a high school diploma, or, Bachelor’s degree with one year of relevant experience.
  • Good knowledge of computers, MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) is required.
  • Experience with UN and UNOPS administrative management systems will be considered as an asset.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Nepali and English is required.
  • Nationality of Nepal.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.