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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (RE-ADVERTISED)
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||31-Jul-13|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
Applicants who already applied need not apply.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director, BOM, and as part of the BOM Directorate Assistants' Team, the Executive Assistant provides effective and efficient support to the Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director and Chief of Staff through management of information and documentation flow, organization of/preparation for meetings and follow-up on actions required and deadlines/commitments made, maintenance of protocol procedures, supporting communications between BOM Units on relevant issues, among others.
The Executive Assistant works in close collaboration with the Executive Assistant of the Assistant Administrator and BOM Director, the Administrative Assistant and other members of the Directorate Team as well as in close cooperation with the offices of the BOM Units Directors and other HQs and regional offices to ensure efficient flow of information, actions on instructions, agendas, etc. The Executive Assistant ensures full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures effective and efficient support to the Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director (DAA/DD), BOM and Chief of Staff (CS) focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Ensures provision of effective communications and administrative support to the Directorate, as part of the Directorate Assistants Team, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.