Team Assistant at WHO, Sana’a, Yemen

Deadline: 18 November 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Team Assistant in Sana’a, Yemen. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Team Assistant will perform following functions-

  • Receive, screen and process correspondence and requests, and follow up on implementation of all administrative actions, ensuring adherence to deadlines and timely response to correspondence and queries.
  • Make necessary arrangements regarding duty travel of staff in the unit, submit travel requests (TRs) in the Global Management System (GSM), arrange for flight and hotel reservations and deal with other related matters.
  • Provide secretarial support during meetings.
  • Screen and receive visitors and telephone calls, make appointments, answer queries of and redirect visitors and callers.
  • Update and maintain records and reference files.
  • Submit different administrative transactions in GSM, including procurement of goods and services, and follow up with concerned parties for the receipt of deliverables and finalization of payments.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary education supplemented by secretarial/administrative training.
  • University degree in business administration, social sciences or related field is an asset.
  • At least 2 years of relevant secretarial/ administrative experience.
  • Relevant experience in the UN system.
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with national and international staff.
  • Good knowledge of WHO rules, manuals, practices, procedures and WHO Style Guide as applicable to the secretarial level an asset.
  • Nationality of Yemen.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.