UN Associate Admin Officer Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:       Associate Admin Officer
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026720
Vacancy Notice: 001/2017
Duty Station: Kampala,
Post Grade: NOB
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Key Duties and
  • Actively contribute to the provision of
    resources (human, material and services) necessary to support the
    day-to-day activities of the staff in the office.
  • Regularly monitor the day-to-day personnel
    and administrative operations of the office.
  • Render support in the implementation of
    processes and procedures to improve and strengthen internal controls in
    line with UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment
    and appointment process, and assist with administrative formalities
    concerning local General Service staff.
  • Coordinate training and capacity-building
    activities to staff in administrative related areas.
  • Offer support in the preparation of
    staffing and ABOD requirements for the office.
  • Control and check the monthly accounts and
    various administrative activities.
  • Support local procurement for the smooth
    running of the office.
  • Regularly monitor the quality and
    timeliness of goods and services delivered to the office.
  • Manage contracts and relations with
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Associate Admin Officer job placement should hold a University
    Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration,
    Economics or related field.
  • At least four years’ experience, (two
    years with Advanced University degree) of relevant job experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular
    in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working
    knowledge of another UN language.
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 25th January, 2017

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