Programme Assistant at WHO, Cairo, Egypt


Deadline: 26 August 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant in Cairo, Egypt. The duration of this post is for 1 year.

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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 functions-

  • Provide full administrative support to the assigned programme.
  • Draft, review and revise correspondence, reports and documents for proper format and content in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Independently compose correspondence of administrative nature, take notes at meetings, provides informal interpretation/translation when required.
  • Prepare and process travel requests for team members using GSM, arrange for visa issuance, security clearance, flight and hotel bookings, follows up travel related issues of national and international missions.
  • Scan, record, refer and follow up correspondence and documents, evaluate the urgency or critical nature bringing them to the attention of the responsible staff.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary education supplemented by secretarial training.
  • University degree in business administration, social sciences or related field is an asset.
  • 5 years of progressive administrative experience.
  • Relevant experience in the UN system.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate routine correspondence into English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.