Fresher Office Assistant United Nations UN Jobs – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Job Title:    Office Assistant (Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duty Station:


About US:

The United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network.
UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and
resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice,
training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with
increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direct and the overall supervision
of the Team Leader, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the following

detailed distribution of routed mail and clearing staff outgoing trays to
respective action officers.

urgent mail/messages

a variety of office equipment in the performance of basic office functions,
e.g. photocopier, printer, scanner, etc.

a variety of documents and other materials

cleanliness of the office premises at all times

that the kitchenette and office crockery/cutlery is clean at all times

the Office Assistant/Administrative Officer to replenish office and pantry
supplies where and when necessary.

the timely refilling of the water dispensers, including informing the Office
Assistant/Administrative Officer of the necessity to replenish

well organized boardrooms at all times in particular when meetings are due to
take place, and arrange for refreshments/tea when required

well organized store for stationery and office supplies

proper stores records, prepare periodic stores reports and initiate the
procurement process for the replenishment of stationery and office supplies

support as the receptionist

all Office doors are closed every evening

other related tasks as assigned by the Office Assistant or Team Leader.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office
Assistant should have completed Secondary education

At least
one year of experience in clerical and general office support or related area
is desirable.

Good oral communication skills
in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is an advantage.



– Knowledge of basic clerical
functions.  Ability to operate standard
office equipment.   Shows pride in work
and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of
subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments,
observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather
than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or
challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly
interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to
clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors
language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in
sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork:  Works
collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input
by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from
others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in
accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely
reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility
for team shortcomings.


How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates who wish to join the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 25th March 2021


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