No Experience UN Jobs – Office Assistants – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

 Job Title:    Office Assistant (No Experience UN Jobs)

Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duty Station:
Gulu, Uganda

 

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 supervision of the OHCHR
Gulu team leader, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the following
duties:

·       
Ensure
cleanliness of the office at all times, organize and maintain office common
areas.

·       
Assist
in monitoring and managing inventory of office supplies and seek replenishment
when necessary.

·       
Assist
in photocopying a variety of documents and other materials.

·       
Oversee
clerical tasks, such as sorting, filing, processing and sending mail and other
documents.

·       
Maintain
the office/ library resource centre including keeping a database of resource
materials.

·       
Provide
assistance in administrative functions in the absence of the Administrative
Clerk

·       
Undertake
any other task as assigned by the Head of the Field Office.

 

Key Results

·       
Well
maintained and organized office filing and records including updated database.

·       
Clean
and organized office space and common area

·       
High
completion rate of tasks in a timely and professional manner.

·       
Well
organized and maintained store. Establish effective working relationships.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
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.

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

 

Competencies

·       
Professionalism
– 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.

·       
Communication: 
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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 25th March 2021

 

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