OHCHR Administrative Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

OHCHR Administrative Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

OHCHR Kenya looking for “Administrative Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 21, 2024.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commonly known as the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) or the United Nations Human Rights Office, is a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. The office was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 December 1993 in the wake of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights.

OHCHR Administrative Officer Jobs 2024

The OHCHR has published a job vacancy announcement on May 09, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Administrative Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Position Administrative Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline May 21, 2024

OHCHR Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Within delegated authority, the Administrative Officer will be responsible for the following duties: Human Resource Management:
  • Effectively coordinates actions relative to the administration of human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.
  • Provides information regarding conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.
  • Provides guidance and leadership on human resources activities to more junior staff. Budget and Finance:
  • Support with respect to the preparation and implementation of the work programme, ensuring that financial resources are utilized to implement activities in accordance with the Programme Budget and allotments issued.
  • Monitors and reviews the work programme and budget by conducting regular and special reviews to assess progress of actual work versus the programme plan.
  • Coordinates the production of programme reports.
  • Defines requirements and work with systems units with respect to improving budget reporting systems and cost effective utilization of program resources.
  • Develops procedures and implement same to ensure that accounting and financial management controls are consistent with UN policy and practice.
  • Provides guidance on financial administration and management information issues and practices to colleagues.
  • General Administration:
  • Undertake work related to procurement, billing and receipt of income from various services, operational travel programme, procurement monitoring and evaluation of vendor contracts/payment to vendors and individual contractors for services.
  • Reviews adequacy of departmental space requirements.
  • Engage in the identification of office technology needs and maintenance of equipment, software and systems, coordinating enhancements as necessary.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 234364
  • Job Network: Management and Administration
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Category and Level: Professional and Higher Categories, P-3
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Date Posted: May 8, 2024
  • Deadline: May 21, 2024


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in administration, finance, accounting, human resources management or related field is required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience working in the United Nations Common System or a similar international organization is desirable.
  • Experience with handling administrative functions relating to human resources management is desirable.
  • Experience in preparing work programmes and/or budgets is desirable.
  • Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

How to Apply OHCHR Administrative Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/234364?language=en

The Closing Date: May 21, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.ohchr.org
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