Earn over 100m as Administrative Officer (Entry Level) at United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO)

Title:         Administrative Officer 
Organisation: World
Health Organisation (WHO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Annual Salary: UGX 107,402,000 /=
Reports to:
Operations Officer
About US:
The World Health
Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health
within the United Nations (UN) system. It is responsible for providing
leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda,
setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,
providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health
Job Summary:  The Administrative Officer will ensure that
effective management of GAVI funds as per applicable WHO rules and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide operational support in the areas of Budget/planning,
    transport planning, assets management, office maintenance as well as the
    day to day running of the primary State of assignment and coordinate other
    States within the zone;-
  • Edit correspondence as well as other documentation prepared for WHO
    Country Representative’s signature, ensuring compliance with rules,
    regulations and procedures and initiate responses, as appropriate;
  • Facilitate other field based payments in support of Measles Rubella
    Initiative (MRI) and other activities and rendering accurate and timely
  • Provide support in the preparation of briefing documents/materials,
    papers and reports for use on official trips or special meetings;
  • The jobholder will create and update on monthly basis the master
    list of key MRI activities that will include the events of partners that
    required WHO attention/participation and share it with the Cluster lead
    and the technical and administrative officers;
  • Attend meetings with the team, whenever necessary, prepare minutes
    and ensure timely and efficient follow up on implementation of ensuing
  • Carry out quality checks of GSM transactions reassigned or on
    request for WR approval;
  • Perform any other duties as requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidates for the United Nations World Health
    Organization (WHO) Administrative Officer job should hold a University
    degree in Accounting, Management Sciences, Business Administration or
    Finance. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training or
    self-study/work experience.
  • A postgraduate degree in business administration or professional
    training is desired
  • A minimum of two years of proven experience in the area of
    administration, finance and accounting.
  • Experience in WHO is desired
  • Extensive knowledge of office management and administration,
    administrative skills, basic accounting.
  • Specialized knowledge of WHO administrative and financial rules,
    procedures and practices.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing an asset
WHO Competencies
  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Beginners knowledge of French.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so desire to join the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) by sending
their online applications to enable WHO to store their personal profiles in a
permanent database. Visit WHO’s e-recruitment website below and follow the
instructions for online application procedures.
NB: All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after
the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy
Deadline: 31st May 2019
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