UN Habitat Administrative Assistant Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Administrative Assistant Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Administrative Assistant“. Applicants with a degree in High school diploma may apply on or before 12 August 2021.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations programme for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the first United Nations Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I) held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976. UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya. It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The mandate of UN-Habitat derives from the Habitat Agenda, adopted by the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1996.

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UN Habitat Administrative Assistant Jobs 2021

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st July 2021 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Administrative Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlement Programme
Position Administrative Assistant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High school diploma
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline 12 August 2021

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2021

Responsibilities:

The staff member will carry out duties to support the Land, Housing and Shelter Section in Human Resource Management, Budget and Finance and General Administration.

Human Resources Management

  • Initiates, reviews, processes and follows-up on actions related to the administration of the unit’s human resource activities, e.g., recruitment of staff and consultants, placement, promotion, relocation, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.
  • Responds to enquiries and provides information and advice to staff regarding their entitlements, administrative procedures, processes and practices, conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.
  • Oversees the maintenance of vacancy announcement files and keeps track of status of vacancy announcements. Reviews and processes personnel actions through IMIS.
  • Monitors staffing table and prepare relevant statistical data/charts.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, G6
  • Job Code Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 14 July 2021 – 12 August 2021
  • Job Opening Number: 21-Administration-UN-HABITAT-158838-R-Nairobi (E)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A

Qualification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Successful passing of the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic and Social Commission for Eastern Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Office at Geneva.

Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative services, finance, accounting, audit, human resources or related area is required.
  • Experience working and applying the United Nations or similar organization procedures, finance policies and practices, staff rules and financial regulations is desirable.

Languages

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

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Selection Process: Written test and Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UN Habitat Administrative Assistant Jobs 2021

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/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=158838

The Closing Date: 12 August 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website unhabitat.org
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