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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||19-Dec-12|
|Type of Contract :||TA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|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 of the PSU Operations Advisor and the direct supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Administrative Assistant provides support to office operations performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Administrative Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Ensures implementation of operational strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensure the provision of front-desk service and telephone communication services focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures provision of effective mail management and filing system focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures effective administrative and logistical support, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures effective management of office supplies and provides support to office maintenance, and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the BDP, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the unit. Timely service delivery, accurate maintenance of records and presentation of information strengthens the capacity of the office and promotes the image of BDP as an effective contributor to the development activities.
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
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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.