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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||11-Dec-12|
|Type of Contract :||TA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||364 days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||364 days|
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.
|Under the overall guidance and supervision of the TICAD Programme adviser, the Administrative Associate assists in the overall management of administrative services, administers and executes processes and transactions ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Administrative Associate promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
The Administrative Associate works in close collaboration with the staff of RBA HQ, COs as well as other relevant bureaus of the headquarters to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Summary of Key Functions:
Support to knowledge sharing Provides support for effective administrative and financial control in the office, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Proper control of supporting documents of funds and activities. Ensures efficient administrative support, focusing on achievement of the following results:
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the unit. Accurate analysis and presentation of information, thoroughly researched and fully documented work strengthens the capacity of the unit and facilitates subsequent action by the supervisor. Incumbent’s own initiative is decisive in results of work and timely finalization.
|Functional Competencies: |
Building Strategic Partnerships
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
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.