Project Administrative Assistant at UNOPS, Bujumbura, Burundi

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Deadline: 5 September 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Administrative Assistant in Bujumbura, Burundi. The duration of this post is 6 months.

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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 Administrative Assistant will perform the following functions-

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  • Provide general office support services to help ensure the smooth functioning of an organizational unit.
  • Use standard word processing package to produce a variety of routine correspondence, reports, tables, charts, graphs, etc., in accordance with institutional standards.
  • Facilitate liaison with other colleagues based in Arusha and ITC’ HQ as required (phone call, email, letters etc.).
  • Proofread written products for completeness and grammatical and typographical accuracy.
  • Maintain calendar/schedules; monitors changes and communicates relevant information to appropriate staff inside and outside the immediate work unit.
  • Review, records, routes and processes mail or other documents; gathers pertinent background material; tracks and monitors follow-up action as required.
  • Receive phone call and visitors, and responds to routine inquiries and information requests, including drafting routine written responses, or routes to appropriate personnel for handling as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in programme or project administration, technical cooperation or related area.
  • Experience in working with countries and development partners in the region an asset.
  • Fluency English and French is required.
  • Working knowledge of Kirundi and Swahili desirable.
  • Nationality of Burundi.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.