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Administrative Assistant/Interpreter (GFATM GIU)
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||01-Jun-11 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months with no further extension|
Since 2004 UNDP has been the Principal Recipient of GFATM financed grants. A special Grants Implementation Unit (GIU) was established to effectively manage grants processing. At the moment, GIU is implementing three GFATM grants on HIV and TB that are aimed to reduce the two diseases’ burden in Belarus.
Being a Principal Recipient, UNDP is responsible for the financial and programmatic management of the GFATM grant as well as for the overall monitoring of the programme and supervision of the procurement of health and non-health products. In all areas of implementation, it provides capacity development services to sub-recipients and implementing partners.
As a member of Grants Implementation Unit, Administrative Assistant/ Interpreter, under the direct supervision of the Senior TB Advisor will be responsible for providing administrative and programmatic assistance in office administration, HR-management, as well as translation and interpretation related to TB grant in Belarus.
The assignment is for 6 months and is not subject to further extension.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will be based in Minsk, Belarus. He/she will work under direct supervision the Senior TB Advisor and will be responsible for general office support, HR-management and translation/interpretation of project materials.
The selected Administrative Assistant/Interpreter shall:
Administrative Assistant/Interpreter reports to the Senior TB Advisor and works in coordination with GIU, UNDP HR Associate and in close contact with the relevant services of the UNDP office if required.
Required Skills and Experience
UNDP WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM RESIDENTS OF BELARUS
Applicants are requested to apply on-line.
Information about the condition of the SC contract: http://un.by/vacancy/undp/conditions/
Applicants have to:
Responsible applicants will be shortlisted, and at least three applicants will gain a personal, or telephone hearing.
Women are encouraged to apply. UNDP is non-smoking work environment.
Due to the large number of applicants for UNDP positions, UNDP regrets that it is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates about the outcome or status of the recruitment process.
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.